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  • New trail connects visitors to Virginia oysters

    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is connecting travelers to the state's popular oyster industry with the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the new tourism project on Tuesday at the Executive Mansion in Richmond. The trail links visitors with Virginia...

  • 5 California Things to Know for Tuesday

    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SCHOOL ATTACK THWARTED IN LA SUBURB Police are scheduled to discuss the arrests of two teenage boys who allegedly planned to kill three high school staffers and gun...

  • Vegas to Monterrey flights launching in December

    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A discount air carrier says it will start offering nonstop service again between Las Vegas and the Mexican city of Monterrey. Mexican company VivaAerobus is launching four nonstop flights a week between the two cities starting December 5. Fares start at $99 each way....

  • Record number of tourists visiting Florida

    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida had a record number of visitors during this past spring. Gov. Rick Scott will announce Tuesday that 24 million tourists visited the state during the second quarter of 2014. That's a three percent jump over the same time period a year ago. Visit...

  • Frontier now flying out of Dulles Airport

    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Frontier Airlines is now offering flights out of Dulles International Airport. The low-cost carrier will begin nonstop service to 17 destinations from Dulles this year. The first flights were scheduled for Tuesday. Frontier will begin flying this week to Atlanta;...

  • Public comment period opens for Denali bridges

    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — National Park Service officials say the agency is considering whether to replace two pedestrian bridges at Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve. The agency is taking public comments through Sept. 17 for an environmental assessment for the possible...

  • Child, 8, falls to death in Yellowstone canyon

    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — An 8-year-old girl has died after falling about 550 feet while hiking in Yellowstone National Park. The National Park Service says the accident occurred Sunday morning in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. It identified the victim as Zahra...

  • Amusement park apologizes for gun shirt error

    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 33-year-old disabled Marine who wasn't allowed into a New Jersey amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue assault rifle on it has been given an apology. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/1v9YY2J) that Mario Alejandro received a phone...

  • Would drilling hurt Md. tourism? Report unclear

    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — A Towson University study of the potential economic impact of shale gas drilling in far western Maryland fails to answer what some critics said Monday is their biggest question: How would hydraulic fracturing for natural gas affect the tourism that accounts for a...

  • Waterskiing park planned for Lake Tye

    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    MONROE, Wash. (AP) — Plans to build a cable wakeboarding and waterskiing park on Lake Tye are moving forward. Sammamish-based H3o Development expects to break ground this fall. The company plans to erect seven towers, which will carry a moving cable loop, in the south end of Lake Tye....

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