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  • Revisiting NYC's 1964 World's Fair, 50 years later

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — You can just barely see them through the window of the No. 7 subway as it rattles into the elevated station in Corona, Queens: a gigantic steel sphere, two rocket ships, and towers that appear to be capped by flying saucers. These unusual landmarks are among a number...

  • Senate passes Colorado traffic camera ban

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    DENVER — The Colorado Senate passed a statewide ban on red-light and speeding cameras despite objections from some lawmakers that the bill would decrease traffic safety. The Senate passed the bill Monday on a 21-14 and the House will now consider it. Supporters say the cameras...

  • Ohio theme parks building on record revenue

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — A new roller coaster at southwestern Ohio's Kings Island theme park is expected to contribute to another year of record revenue and attendance for its parent company. Sandusky-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. owns the park in Mason, near Cincinnati, as well as...

  • Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    KATMANDU, Nepal — Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community. A Sherpa boycott could critically disrupt the...

  • New exhibition opens at historical society museum

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society has debuted a new exhibition that showcases the work of Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte. The exhibition is on display at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. It includes 50 original and reproduced works. A...

  • Longtime tourism official to head Santa Fe bureau

    Published: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime New Mexico tourism official has been hired to lead the Santa Fe Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Santa Fe officials say Randy Randall takes over as executive director of the bureau. The executive director of the Santa Fe Convention and Visitor's...

  • Vermont officials investigate death in Walden

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    WALDEN, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say they're investigating the death of a New Hampshire man whose body was found about ¼ mile from his rental car. Authorities say they received a report Sunday morning of an abandoned vehicle in Walden. An investigation revealed the vehicle...

  • Indiana Dunes parks aim to showcase diversity

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) — Officials at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park want people to know they have much more than just sand. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore spokesman Bruce Rowe says visitors think of just its beaches and the dunes but its 15,000 acres...

  • Minnesota town copes without commercial flights

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Heather Borgen's in limbo. After working 40-plus hours a week for five years at Hertz Car Rental in this northern Minnesota town, Borgen was laid off when the airport's only commercial airline was grounded in February. If and when the airline returns,...

  • Travel: Boston's red-brick path through American history

    by christian murdock christian.murdock@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    It also was the stage for the American Revolution, and visitors can relive that history on a 2.5-mile, red-bricked path dubbed the Freedom Trail. Last fall, I spent the better part of two days along the trail as part of a self-guided tour. Amazingly, I was elected tour guide by my...

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