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  • Teen beaten at Six Flags undergoes skull surgery

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy critically injured at Six Flags America during the first night of its Halloween event, Fright Fest, has undergone surgery on his skull and is in a coma. The teen was beaten outside the Upper Marlboro park Saturday in brawls that witnesses...

  • NY's Central Park Zoo getting 2 grizzly bears

    Updated: 53 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Grizzly bears Betty and Veronica are moving into a new home. The two, who have been at the Bronx Zoo since 1995, are getting new digs at the Central Park Zoo. The Wildlife Conservation Society, which runs both zoos, says the pair will live in an exhibit that has...

  • Haze nightclub on Las Vegas Strip to close

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say Haze Nightclub at the Aria will be closing at the end of October to make way for another business. MGM Resorts International released a brief statement Tuesday confirming the closure of the Las Vegas Strip club, which is located inside the Aria resort....

  • Battle of New Orleans cannon gets new carriage

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Spanish cannon used in the Battle of New Orleans and weighing nearly 3 tons was lowered Tuesday by pulleys, chains and muscle onto a new gun carriage like one that might have held it once aboard a navy ship. For generations, the 10½-foot-long, 5,789-pound weapon...

  • Dead cruise passenger ID'd as South Carolina man

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Police say a passenger who died in a fall aboard a cruise ship at a Miami dock was a South Carolina man. Miami-Dade County police say in a news release that 20-year-old Kendall Wernet of Moncks Corner, South Carolina, died in what appeared to be an accidental fall Monday...

  • Admission to NY Matisse show by timed tickets

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Matisse exhibition that drew big crowds in London is opening soon at New York City's Museum of Modern Art. In anticipation of a large turnout, MoMa is issuing timed tickets for admission to "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs." They're available online and at the museum...

  • Santa Fe Southern suspends passenger rail service

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Tourist-oriented passenger train service between Santa Fe and the village of Lamy is suspended again. The Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/YMzqgO ) reports that the Santa Fe Southern Railray is notifying customers that operations have been halted for the...

  • Hawaii tourism: Arrivals, spending drop in August

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — The number of tourists to Hawaii declined 1.3 percent last month from the same period last year to more than 730,000. That's according to monthly statistics from the Hawaii Tourism Authority, which also showed a 0.5 percent drop in visitor spending August to $1.3...

  • Go For the Food: Grape stomps for fun, not wine

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    TURNER, Ore. (AP) — There is one thing that the people at Willamette Valley Vineyards want you to know about their annual grape stomp. It is a very important point, one they make several times. "We do not use the grapes that people stomp in our wines," said Wende Bennette. "Please...

  • Tourism exec: Miss. needs to shout its message

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Tourism leaders from across the state are in Biloxi this week and will be joined by Gov. Phil Bryant, who is expected to address a request for an additional $5 million to market Mississippi as a destination. Bryant will close the Governor's Conference on Tourism...

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