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  • Swiss museum gets huge, priceless art trove

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that any Nazi-looted pieces in it are returned to Jewish heirs. Three works in the collection...

  • Industry leaders: Skiing cheaper than you think

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend has raised a question that has...

  • Gas in Rhode Island falls another 3 cents

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gas prices have fallen another 3 cents in Rhode Island in the last week ahead of the heavily traveled Thanksgiving holiday. The latest price survey from AAA Southern New England found the average cost of a gallon of regular self-serve in Rhode Island is $2.95....

  • Colorado track closure forces detour for Amtrak's California Zephyr

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    A temporary railroad track closure west of Granby, caused by a rock slide, is forcing Amtrak's California Zephyr to detour around seven stops between Denver and Salt Lake City. The closure, which began just after midnight on Sunday, is on track owned by the Union Pacific Railroad....

  • Vermont resorts make big snowmaking upgrades

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Northeast ski resorts continue to invest millions in leaner and meaner snowmaking guns, with Vermont making big inroads this year, thanks to an energy-efficiency program that helped resorts swap older model snow guns for nearly 2,300 new energy-efficient ones....

  • Utah ski industry gets jump start from Vail

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Skiers and snowboarders traveling to Utah this winter will find the same jagged mounting peaks looming just east of Salt Lake City and many familiar trails at the state's 15 resorts. But they may also notice a few signs of the significant changes that occurred in...

  • NYC museum to create center for women's history

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New-York Historical Society is creating a center that will focus on women who played a crucial role in American history at the turn of the 20th century. The Study of Women's History is slated to open in December 2016. It will be located in the renovated Henry Luce...

  • 8.3M vehicle on Illinois Tollway this Thanksgiving

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the Illinois Tollway say they're expecting 8.3 million vehicles to travel on its 286 miles of roadways this Thanksgiving holiday. Illinois Tollway officials said Monday that they will suspend construction lane closures to make way for the...

  • Travel is treacherous in eastern North Dakota

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Rain and snow have created treacherous traveling conditions in eastern North Dakota. The state Transportation Department has issued a travel alert for the region. That means people can still travel but should use caution because of the conditions. The alert...

  • Ohio gas prices down heading into holiday week

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio motorists are seeing lower gas prices as they prepare to travel for Thanksgiving this week. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was $ 2.74 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's down 13...

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