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  • Jones Co. supervisors support Pat Harrison move

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — The Pat Harrison Waterway District's proposal to move its headquarters from Forrest County to the Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport has the support of the Jones County Board of Supervisors. The Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1m1saVK ) supervisors voted this...

  • Oakland officials launch campaign to rebrand city

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland tourism officials are spending $195,000 to try to shed the city's reputation for crime and blight to attract more visitors. The money will pay for ads that are intended to rebrand the city as a culturally diverse destination with a burgeoning arts,...

  • Wind project donates $50,000 to children's museum

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    ENID, Okla. (AP) — The Chisholm View Wind Project in Garfield and Grant counties has donated $50,000 to the Leonardo's Children's Museum in Enid. The museum has started a campaign to raise $6 million for renovations and $2 million for an endowment fund to support its long-term...

  • Commuters survive first morning of Pulaski closure

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It wasn't "car-mageddon." In fact, the first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn't much different from a normal Monday. School vacations and a holiday week combined to keep traffic light and give commuters a break from what figures to...

  • Ice affecting Mackinac Island ferry service

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — A ferry company that serves Mackinac Island says the start of service this year will be affected by ice. The Petoskey News-Review and MLive.com report that Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry is waiting to see how ice-breaking work goes before posting a...

  • Matisse's colorful cutouts go on show in London

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — A huge new Henri Matisse show in London is many things — bold, colorful, exuberant. It's also a great advertisement for the creativity of old age. The 130 works displayed at Tate Modern were created largely in the last decade of the French artist's long life, when...

  • Horse Play exhibit opening at Derby Museum

    Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum offers a playful look at the world's most famous horse race. The exhibit, called Horse Play, features nearly 60 historic equine toys, digital interactives and music created exclusively for the museum. Horse Play uses...

  • Coney Island amusement rides open for the summer

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Coney Island amusement park opened Sunday for another season — with a 1920s wooden roller-coaster and a new, steel one ready to roll at breakneck speeds. In Luna Park, Italian amusement tycoon Alberto Zamperla joined Eric Adams as the Brooklyn borough president...

  • Study looks at Old Faithful area and development

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A new study on the geology and hydrology in the area around Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park provides suggestions on how to avoid harming the famous geyser. The report was written by U.S. Geological Survey and park geologists, working...

  • Historic Eastern Panhandle home tours set

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — As dependable as April showers and spring flowers, the annual showcase of one-of-a-kind Eastern Panhandle properties is again set to delight visitors later this month. Coming up April 26 and 27, the House and Garden Tour of Historic Berkeley and Jefferson...

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