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  • Protection sought for scenic California region

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A contingent of California environmental groups, business representatives and politicians will use a visit Friday from Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to push for permanent protection of some 350,000 acres of picturesque federal land near the state's famous wine...

  • Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — How does one end almost 54 years of hostility toward a next-door neighbor? That's about to become clear as the Obama administration and the communist government of Raul Castro move to normalize more than a half-century of bitter animosity between the United States...

  • La. police: Smoking ban would hit gambling halls

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana regulators say $104 million in revenues and state fees might be lost over two years from Harrah's casino, a horse racing track and video-poker halls if New Orleans enacts a widespread ban on smoking. After the New Year, the City Council will debate a...

  • Delaware officials celebrate national park

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — After being the odd man out for many years, Delaware is celebrating the creation of its first and only national park. Ending Delaware's status as the only state without a national park has been a mission for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, Delaware's senior senator, for...

  • 4 North Dakota high school coaches being honored

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Four coaches are being inducted into the North Dakota High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Darrell Berglund of Hazen, Dan Carr of Linton, Denny Dinius of Langdon and Greg Hoeckle of Carrington will be inducted during the association's convention in late...

  • Newseum to display items from Ferguson protests

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as part of the Washington museum's exhibit on civil rights. The museum about journalism and the First Amendment will display items including a press pass, a "Police the Police" poster...

  • Newseum to display items from Ferguson, Missouri protests

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as an extension of the Washington museum's exhibit about civil rights. The museum about journalism and the First Amendment plans to display items including a press pass, a reporter's...

  • AAA projects record holiday travel by Maryland residents

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Record numbers of Maryland residents are expected to travel for the year-end holidays due in part to lower gas prices and a longer holiday travel window. AAA Mid-Atlantic says more than 2.1 million Maryland residents are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home...

  • Not much chance of Congress stopping Cuba policy

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A lack of unanimity in both political parties toward President Barack Obama's sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba complicates any congressional effort to scuttle the most significant change in U.S. policy toward the communist island in 50-plus years. His...

  • AAA: Busy holiday travel season for Virginians

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than one-third of Virginians are expected to travel this holiday season. AAA Mid-Atlantic says more than 2.8 million Virginians will be traveling 50 miles or more from home for the 2014 year-end holiday season that runs from Tuesday until Jan. 4. That's 3.5...

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