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  • 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...

  • SC State Museum reopens after $23M renovation

    Published: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The State Museum is opening a glittering array of new attractions, including an observatory and a 55-foot domed planetarium after a $23 million renovation. Saturday's grand opening in Columbia is being marked with live beach, blues and gospel music. The new...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    ___ Why death, destruction and disease haven't sunk US markets. Yet. NEW YORK (AP) — Europe appears on the brink of another recession. Islamic militants have seized Iraqi territory. Russian troops have massed on the Ukraine border, and the resulting sanctions are disrupting trade. An...

  • Bitterroot mule packer to retire after 30 years

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Growing up on the rolling plains of South Dakota, Dave Lucas dreamed of a life spent roaming the wilds of the Rocky Mountains. When he retires from the Bitterroot National Forest later this year, Lucas will know that he's one of the lucky ones who had a chance...

  • SeaWorld plans bigger killer whale environments

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — After more than a year of public criticism of its treatment of killer whales, SeaWorld said Friday that it will build new, larger environments at its theme parks and will fund additional research on the animals along with programs to protect ocean health and whales in...

  • Symphony sets stage at southern Utah's red rocks

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Symphony hopes to complement the beauty of Utah's soaring red rocks and canyons with free desert performances near Utah's national parks his weekend. The 75-piece orchestra is set to perform Friday near Bryce Canyon and Saturday near Zion National Parks....

  • Holocaust Museum finds site for archive facility

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has identified a site in suburban Maryland for a new, $40 million facility that will house its archives. The museum announced last year that it would build the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections and Conservation Center to...

  • 5 California Things to Know for Friday

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. ROBIN WILLIAMS HAD PARKINSON'S DISEASE, WIFE SAYS The diagnosis was yet another challenge for the Oscar winner, along with depression, anxiety and his decades-long...

  • HK economy slows as China tourists spend less

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong cut its forecast for the economy on Friday after quarterly growth fell to its lowest in nearly two years on a sharp drop in spending by Chinese tourists. The southern Chinese financial center's economy expanded a "mere" 1.8 percent in the April-June quarter...

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