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  • Las Vegas Ski delays opening, hopes for snow

    Yesterday

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort officials say the destination won't be opening Friday as planned while they wait for a storm to bring snow this weekend. Resort spokeswoman Veronica Kawka (KAWF-ka) said Tuesday that the resort is hoping its winter season gets a Dec. 5...

  • New Thai tourism strategy: 'I Hate Thailand'

    Yesterday

    BANGKOK (AP) — It's been a bad year for tourism in Thailand, and at first glance it looked like a new YouTube video was adding to the misery. The video called "I Hate Thailand" drew more than 1 million views within days of being posted last week. But it turned out the clip was...

  • Heavy snow to cause travel woes in Maine

    Yesterday

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Meteorologists say inland southern Maine will likely see the heaviest of the snow that is expected to blanket the state on the biggest travel day of the year. The National Weather Service in Gray says five to 10 inches will fall across the state. Snow is...

  • NY troopers boost traffic enforcement for holiday

    Yesterday

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police are boosting traffic enforcement efforts through the holiday weekend, with special patrols focusing on speeding, distracted driving and sobriety checkpoints. The heightened patrols will be out Wednesday through Sunday statewide. The effort...

  • National Children's Museum to give away some art

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the National Children Museum prepares to move out of National Harbor in Maryland to return to the District of Columbia, the museum plans to give away some sculptures to other U.S. museums. The museum holds numerous mixed-media sculptures by international artist...

  • Official: Manatee rescued from Houston-area bay

    Yesterday

    HOUSTON (AP) — A wayward manatee is receiving medical care in San Antonio after about a dozen people hauled the 1,000-pound animal out of the cooling waters of the Texas coast. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the West Indian manatee was rescued from Trinity Bay near Houston on...

  • Amid busy travel, New Hampshire set for 1st storm

    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A storm sweeping up the East Coast is expected to blanket New Hampshire with its first significant snowfall of the season. State transportation crews used Tuesday's warm, dry weather to button up construction projects ahead of the storm and one day before...

  • Holiday travel tales at Alaska, Hawaii airports

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Thanksgiving travelers spent Tuesday catching flights in Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu to destinations as remote as the Alaska village of Pitkas Point and as far away as Saipan. Some were cashing in on holiday deals on hotel rooms in Las Vegas or in the case of one Anchorage family,...

  • Bad weather could slow holiday travel in Dakotas

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bad weather began moving through the Dakotas on Tuesday, threatening to slow travel just as motorists hit the roads for Thanksgiving. As much as 5 inches of snow was expected in parts of the two states from an Alberta clipper system sweeping southeast out of...

  • Yellowstone extends comment period on fee proposal

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is giving the public more time to comment on proposed changes to Yellowstone National Park entrance and permit fees. The new deadline for public comment is midnight Dec. 20. It was originally set for Dec. 5. In...

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