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  • Hobbs State Park reveals eagle watch tour dates

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — The conservation area of Hobbs State Park is offering eagle watch tours on Beaver Lake through February. Rebekah Penny, a park interpreter, says visitors always see eagles on the tours, some mature and some immature. Penny says tour participants always see other...

  • AAA Oklahoma says holiday travel to hit all-time high

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — AAA Oklahoma says a record number of travelers are expected to take to the highways and airways over the year-end holidays this year. The auto club predicts 98.6 million Americans, including 893,000 Oklahomans, will journey 50 miles or more from home. In Oklahoma,...

  • Publications name Cleveland named top travel destination

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland is getting some attention from the travel press as top destination. Fodor's on Tuesday named Cleveland as one of its 25 must-see travel destinations for 2015. That distinction — notes The Plain Dealer newspaper (http://bit.ly/16q0fMt ) — comes on...

  • Eagle-viewing tours offered at Land Between Lakes

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Visitors to the Land Between The Lakes area in western Kentucky and Tennessee can take one of several cruises being offered next month to try to spot bald eagles wintering in the area. Land Between The Lakes and Kenlake State Resort Park are hosting morning...

  • State-grant fraud case in hands of federal jury

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A federal jury will begin deliberating Wednesday in the trial of a Chicago businessman and his wife, who are accused of using millions of dollars in state public health grant money for luxury cars, vacation-home upkeep and a mortgage for their son. Leon...

  • Chattanooga seeks to upset another national power

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    Chattanooga's Jim Foster has used connections he's developed during his Hall of Fame coaching career to produce the kind of home schedule rarely seen from a mid-major women's basketball program. His players are making the most of the situation. Three weeks after a 67-63 upset of a...

  • Pact reached before trial over flawed Vegas hotel

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A last-minute settlement avoided trial that was set to start Tuesday involving casino giant MGM Resorts International and six of seven contractors in a massive civil breach-of-contract lawsuit over a never-opened Las Vegas Strip tower called the Harmon. Several jurors...

  • Frontier extends $19 airfare sale; Spirit Airlines offers Colorado holiday deal

    The Gazette
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    More than one airline is in the spirit of offering good flight deals this week. On Tuesday, Spirit Airlines announced its Festival of Flights Hanukkah sale, offering one-way flights as low as $23.10 between Denver and Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix, San Diego and other cities....

  • AAA says 8.1M Texans likely to travel for holidays

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — More Texans are expected to hit the road during the end-of-the-year holidays as gasoline prices remain lower than a year ago. AAA on Tuesday predicted 8.1 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more from home from Dec. 23 through Jan. 4. That's up about 4 percent...

  • Facade lit up on Detroit's Whitney Building

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The facade has been lit up on downtown Detroit's historic David Whitney Building as redevelopment project wraps up. An event was held Monday night to turn on the lights. The Aloft Detroit hotel at the building is scheduled to open Thursday along with a restaurant and...

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