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  • Go For the Food: Bryant's barbecue in Kansas City

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — I learned an important lesson from a food blogger in Kansas City: Talking about barbecue in these parts may involve "fightin' words." Case in point: When I mentioned on Facebook that I was heading to Kansas City, one friend sent me to Arthur Bryant's barbecue...

  • San Antonio top choice by Texas Highways readers

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Readers of Texas Highways magazine have chosen San Antonio as their favorite destination in a countdown of the top 40 places to visit statewide. Officials with Texas Highways, published monthly by the Texas Department of Transportation, made the announcement Tuesday...

  • California rock climber dies in Zion National Park

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says a 47-year-old California man rock-climbing in Utah's Zion National Park died over the weekend after falling in a canyon. Park officials say Christopher H. Spencer of San Jose died Sunday after plunging about 80 feet down a steep...

  • Interruptions set for DART rail in downtown Dallas

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — Light rail service in downtown Dallas will be halted for six weekends including the Thanksgiving holiday during repairs to Dallas Area Rapid Transit lines. DART shuttle buses will be in place to serve the affected downtown stations. DART says the rail service...

  • Bodies found of 2 South Koreans in Thai boat crash

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    BANGKOK (AP) — The bodies of two South Korean tourists were found in waters near Thailand's southern resort city of Phuket on Tuesday, two days after the tourist boat they were in collided with a fishing vessel, police said. Marine police and volunteer rescuers found and retrieved the...

  • Planetariums offer safe view of partial eclipse

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — People wanting to safely catch a glimpse of the upcoming partial solar eclipse will get their opportunity at events hosted by two Illinois planetariums. The Adler Planetarium in Chicago says the partial eclipse will begin at 4:36 p.m. on Thursday. The peak — when the...

  • Yosemite proposes raising entrance, camping fees

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Visitors to Yosemite National Park may soon have to pay more to enter and camp overnight, under proposed fee increases announced Monday. A seven-day pass for each car entering Yosemite could go up from $20 to $30, Ranger Scott Gediman said, adding...

  • Begich urges more airport screenings for Ebola

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has called on President Barack Obama to expand health screenings at more international airports, including Anchorage, in response to Ebola concerns. "This is particularly important should the disease spread to other countries as...

  • If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month. The hardest-hit West...

  • Correction: New York Casinos-Resorts World story

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 19 about New York's Resorts World Casino, The Associated Press erroneously reported an analyst's name. His name is Robert Shore, not Robert Stone. A corrected version of the story is below: NYC racino operator set sights on upstate Operator of booming...

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