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  • UNO Athletics Hall of Fame to induct 4 new members

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A class of two men and two women will be inducted into the Nebraska-Omaha Athletics Hall of Fame next month. The inductees are volleyball player Tracy Ankeny, soccer player Stephanie Kruse, football player Marv Nevins and wrestler Les Sigman. They'll be honored...

  • New Zion National Park superintendent

    Published: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park is moving a few miles southwest to take the same post at Zion National Park. The National Park Service announced Wednesday that Jeff Bradybaugh will begin as Zion superintendent in late October. Bradybaugh has...

  • GOP senators probe Democrat's role at nonprofit

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State Senate Republicans on Wednesday announced an ethics complaint against a powerful Democrat, questioning whether he and his wife were among the beneficiaries of a Minneapolis nonprofit that spent more than $800,000 in taxpayer dollars on trips and personal...

  • Alcatraz exhibit is tribute to political prisoners

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An exhibition by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has transformed the former island prison of Alcatraz into a tribute to the world's political prisoners, some famous and some forgotten. Called "@ large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz," the installation opens Saturday...

  • Paraguay: 13 missing after tourist boat capsizes

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — At least three people were dead and 13 were missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Paraguay River during a storm at the town of Carmelo Peralta in northern Paraguay, authorities said Wednesday night. Aldo Saldivar, operations manager at the state...

  • Wyoming governor asks court to reverse wolf ruling

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Responding to a stinging legal setback, the governor of Wyoming on Wednesday asked a federal judge to reverse an order ending state management of wolves and returning them to protections under the Endangered Species Act. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in...

  • County-owned NY amusement park gets more visitors

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Westchester County says attendance at its Playland amusement park shot up by 20 percent this year. Declines in previous years have led to fears for the future of Playland, an 86-year-old Art Deco landmark in Rye. But a county Parks Department report says...

  • 1st fall rainstorm backs up traffic, revives lawns

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — The first fall rainstorm in Western Washington kept gutters running overnight, slickened roads, revived lawns and reminded residents the warm, dry summer is over. In the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service reported 0.98 inch of rain at...

  • Court won't block Flathead logging projects

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court won't halt two logging and burning projects by the U.S. Forest Service on either side of the South Fork of the Flathead River. A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled Wednesday the Forest Service did not act arbitrarily or...

  • Mo'ne Davis to donate jersey to Hall of Fame

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis' performance in the Little League World Series has earned her a place in baseball's Hall of Fame. The 13-year-old Davis plans to donate the jersey she wore last month when she pitched a two-hit shutout, becoming the first girl to win a game at the...

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