Tourism commission chooses western Nebraska sites for revamp

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The state's tourism commission has selected two sites in western Nebraska to benefit from a new volunteer program.

The commission's selection committee chose the Robidoux Trading Post...

Oregon confirms case of travel-associated Zika virus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Public health officials say Oregon has a confirmed case of the Zika virus.

The Oregon Health Authority said Wednesday the woman contracted the virus outside the United States and has...

North Myrtle Beach Chamber urging visitors to "Just Coast"

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is urging visitors to "Just Coast."

The chamber on Wednesday unveiled its new marketing...

Interior asked to do more to protect Grand Canyon employees

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's congressional delegation says the National Park Service must do more to protect Grand Canyon employees who participate on the agency's river rafting trips.

A...

Correction: SeaWorld-Dolphin Death story

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a dolphin death at SeaWorld San Antonio, The Associated Press, relying on information provided from SeaWorld, erroneously reported that the dolphin died Friday. The...

New adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' heads to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" — and its now-somewhat sullied hero Atticus Finch — are heading to Broadway in a new adaptation written by Aaron Sorkin.

Producer Scott Rudin...

Correction: National Aviary-Sloth story

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a two-toed sloth, The Associated Press reported erroneously how the animal was acquired. It was purchased from a breeder, not donated.

A corrected version of the...

Riders want restrictions eased on horses on beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Riders want Myrtle Beach City Council to ease recently enforced restrictions on horses on the beach.

Local media outlets report that nearly 50 equestrians attended Tuesday's council...