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  • National parks in Colorado waive entrance fees

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Entrance fees are being waived at Colorado's national parks Saturday to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Free entry will be offered at Rocky Mountain National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Mesa Verde National Park and...

  • Texas carnival worker killed by equipment

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    WINNIE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a carnival worker has died after a piece of equipment hit her while she set up for a barbecue cook-off in Chambers County. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1pfyEjo ) the 30-year-old woman was killed Wednesday at a job site in Winnie...

  • Free entry at Yellowstone, Glacier on Saturday

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Entrance fees will be waived at Yellowstone National Park and at Montana's Glacier National Park on Saturday to celebrate National Public Lands Day. The National Park Service also is waiving commercial tour entrance fees and transportation...

  • WestJet flight to Canada makes emergency landing

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A WestJet flight from Las Vegas to Canada made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport just 13 minutes after takeoff. Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews says the flight crew for Thursday's flight 1709 to Victoria, British Columbia, worried the plane...

  • English motorcyclist dies in wrong-way Utah crash

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    WOODLAND, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say a motorcyclist who died after driving on the wrong side of the road was a 61-year-old man from Cheshire, England. Utah Highway Patrol said David Morgan died in a crash that happened a little after noon Wednesday east of Woodland in Summit...

  • Ellis Island hospital complex to open to visitors

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The crumbling old sick ward opens off a long hallway, separate from the rest of the Ellis Island hospital complex. Plaster peels from the walls. Broken porcelain light fixtures hang haphazardly above where beds once stood. The low clanging of boats and the splash of...

  • Mo'ne Davis donates LLWS jersey to Hall of Fame

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis took the field in Cooperstown after taking her place in history. The pitching star for Philadelphia's Taney Dragons donated her jersey to the baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday after becoming the first girl to win Little League World Series games....

  • Correction: Oregon Wine Harvest story

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In a story Sept. 6 about Oregon's wine harvest, The Associated Press reported erroneously that mild conditions for ambient yeast on the grapes were a factor in a forecast of a strong early harvest. Instead, mild conditions for flowering contributed to the forecast....

  • Women find python in the trunk of their rental car

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Police say two women opened the trunk of their rental car to retrieve their luggage and were greeted by a snake. The women drove the rental car from Boston to Kennebunk, Maine, where they discovered the ball python Wednesday night and called police. The snake...

  • Ryanair shares rise as airline raises outlook

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    DUBLIN (AP) — Ryanair says it plans to carry an extra 1 million passengers this year and has raised its profits outlook on the back of wide-ranging service improvements that have boosted sales and filled more aircraft. The Dublin-based carrier told its annual general meeting Thursday...

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