• Colorado Editorial Roundup

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    The Denver Post, May 26, on tolls in our future: Beginning in July, the cost to travel in the extra toll lanes on U.S. 36 will be about average for the nation's toll roads, according to state officials. The cost will be 45 cents a mile during peak morning hours, compared to $1.40 a...

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    Houston Chronicle. May 22, 2015. Myths die hard: We should work to forgo the past and expand the story of a growing Texas. Not to be dyspeptic at a time when spring rains have replenished rivers and reservoirs and cool breezes continue to fend off beastly hot weather, but we're...

  • New Revel owner: 'No way' casino reopens this summer

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The new owner of Atlantic City's former Revel resort says there's "no way" its casino will reopen this summer. Glenn Straub says it's doubtful whether any of the non-gambling attractions can be re-opened by Labor Day, but adds he hopes to open an indoor water park...

  • Maintenance costs prompt fee increase at 2 national parks

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Visitors are going to pay $5 more for entrance into Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park under a new fee structure starting July 1. The Herald Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1KknMML) maintenance and improvement costs are prompting the fee increase,...

  • Channeling Batman, Versailles: Macau's new wave of resorts

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    MACAU (AP) — Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world's casino capital this week welcomes the first of a new wave of lavish casino resorts for its up-and-coming Cotai Peninsula. It's a $20 billion bet by casino operators amid an extended losing streak in the tiny...

  • For an IS fighter, a paid honeymoon in caliphate's heart

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    BEIRUT (AP) — The honeymoon was a brief moment for love, away from the front lines of Syria's war. In the capital of the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate," Syrian fighter Abu Bilal al-Homsi was united with his Tunisian bride for the first time after months chatting...

  • Shirley Temple exhibit coming to Louisville museum

    Published: Tue, May 26, 2015

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville museum is opening an exhibit devoted to 1930s Hollywood child star Shirley Temple. The Frazier History Museum will put about 200 items on display from the actress' personal collection of costumes, dolls and mementos. The "Love, Shirley Temple"...

  • Astronaut from Tennessee being inducted into Hall of Fame

    Published: Tue, May 26, 2015

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An alumna of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine is being inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame this week. Dr. Margaret Rhea Seddon is a 1973 graduate of the medical school and one of NASA's first female astronauts. The public ceremony will be...

  • National Trails Day event set June 6 in Smoky Mountains

    Published: Tue, May 26, 2015

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is celebrating National Trails Day next week with a work day event to maintain the park's trail system. The park said in a news release it is working with the Friends of the Smokies, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy...

  • Orange County to unveil tour guide for railroad enthusiasts

    Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    ORANGE, Va. (AP) — A new tour guide aims to connect railroad enthusiasts with Orange County's rail history and today's railroad presence in the county. The "Tracks Through Time" tour guide is scheduled to be launched on Tuesday at the Orange County Visitor Center in the restored...

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