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  • 103 South Dakota bison transferred to other states

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. (AP) — Bison from Wind Cave National Park have been transferred to preserves in South Dakota and other states to help form new or boost existing herds. The National Park Service says a total of 103 bison are part of the relocation effort. The bison...

  • Go For the Food: Make an odyssey of 1 meal, 1 chef

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — So you've landed in a foodie destination, a happening city brimming with top tier restaurants and chefs sporting scary-good culinary cred. You want to make the most of your time. But even the most intrepid eaters can pack only so many meals into a day. And every meal...

  • Museum of Jewish history opens in Poland

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The presidents of Poland and Israel on Tuesday joined Holocaust survivors for the formal opening of a multimedia museum that tells the 1,000-year history of Jewish life in Poland. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, on his first foreign trip as president, and Polish...

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Houston Chronicle. Oct. 27, 2014. Ebola lessons: Amid this public health scare, keeping our wits about us is the best prescription Now that the Ebola crisis and attendant panic in Dallas seem to have abated, maybe we can take a deep breath - remember, the virus is not airborne - and...

  • Association honors Yellowstone superintendent

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The National Parks Conservation Association has honored the superintendent of Yellowstone National Park with an award. The association has given Superintendent Dan Wenk its Stephen T. Mather conservation award. It's named after the first director of the National...

  • State to hold meeting to improve bus, rail service

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting next month to seek input on a set of transportation alternatives to improve bus and rail service between Concord and Boston. The Nov. 20 meeting will be held at Nashua Public Library from 7...

  • Australia halts visas from Ebola-affected region

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep out the disease. The government is canceling and refusing non-permanent or temporary visas held by people who are not yet traveling, and new...

  • Giraffe born at New Jersey theme park

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — There's a new addition to the safari at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure theme park. A female reticulated giraffe was born at the park on Oct. 11. The park says Mika stood within an hour of her birth and measured 5-feet, 10-inches tall. The calf was the...

  • Chinese contemporary art exhibition opening at MSU

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An exhibition of Chinese contemporary art opens this week at the Eli and Edythe Broad (BROHD) Art Museum at Michigan State University. Titled "Future Returns: Contemporary Art from China," the exhibit features the work of 21 artists. It opens Thursday and...

  • Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau seeks comparison to other tourism groups

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau will spend $40,000 on a study to find out how other tourism organizations do business, how much they spend and whether city taxes that fund the organization should increase. The study is expected to help the CVB compare itself to...

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