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  • Muskallonge Lake State Park to host agate show

    Updated: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    GRAND MARAIS, Mich. (AP) — The Upper Peninsula's Muskallonge Lake State Park will host its seventh annual "Rock On! With Lake Superior Agates" rock show in September. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the event will be the weekend of Sept. 13 and 14. The show will...

  • Biologists counting elk in Olympic National Park

    Updated: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Biologists are beginning their annual count of Roosevelt elk in Olympic National Park. The National Park Service says staff from the park and from the U.S. Geological Survey are beginning the four-day count Sunday. They were heading up in a...

  • 'Rock and roll' deejay's ashes remain in Cleveland

    Updated: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The cremated remains of the deejay widely credited with coining the phrase "rock and roll" were removed from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum but are expected to remain in Cleveland. WKYC-TV (http://on.wkyc.com/1rxDFWt ) reports that Alan Freed's family has...

  • No charges to be filed against fake TSA agent

    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed against a man accused of posing as a Transportation Security Administration agent and privately screening two women at the San Francisco International Airport. San Mateo County District Attorney Steve...

  • Century-old electric car parks at History Colorado

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — History Colorado is now displaying a rare piece of early automotive history at its downtown Denver museum. The 1914 Fritchle electric car had a range of 60-100 miles on one battery charge. It's believed to be the last existing car built by Fritchle Automobile and...

  • Ohio park claims another record for cancer support

    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio amusement park has staked its claim to another record in its effort to support the fight against cancer. Kings Island says 1,821 people on Saturday applied lipstick at the same time. Guinness World Records lists the record as 1,384 by Avon Romania set in...

  • Rain causes slide that close Bitterroot road

    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — A section of a popular wilderness road in the Bitterroot National Forest has been closed by multiple washouts. The U.S. Forest Service says the washouts were caused Thursday by heavy rains. Three mudslides are blocking a 2-mile stretch of road about 7 miles west...

  • New discount airline to add service to New Orleans

    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport officials say they're welcoming a new low-cost carrier that will provide service to Virginia. Officials say PEOPLExpress will begin flying from to New Orleans on Aug. 28. The airline will provide service three days a...

  • ND national park to host stargazing party

    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Theodore Roosevelt National Park is hosting its annual Badlands Star Party in the park's north unit on August 22 and August 23. Constellation tours will be offered from about 10 p.m. each night and telescopes will be set up at Oxbow Overlook at the end of the...

  • Visitor spending increases in 95 NC counties

    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State officials say visitor spending increased in 95 of North Carolina's 100 counties in 2013, with three counties topping $1 billion. Gov. Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Deck said visitor spending topped $1 billion in Mecklenburg, Wake and Guilford...

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