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  • College Football Hall of Fame finds high-tech home

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Visitors to the new College Football Hall of Fame will find 100-year-old artifacts have found a new home in the digital age. When entering the three-story facility, fans will immediately face a giant wall of 768 helmets — one for every program at every level in the...

  • Same-sex couple settle wedding venue dispute

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The owners of a lodge in central Minnesota have agreed to pick up the tab for the wedding and reception of a same-sex couple they initially turned away. Cole Frey and Adam Block have settled their discrimination complaint filed with the Minnesota Department of...

  • Park Service waives entry fees for 98th birthday

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service turns 98 years old Monday and is waiving entry fees across the country in celebration. Getting into the Grand Canyon and other national park units in Arizona will be free. Fees for camping, reservations, tours or use...

  • Kings Dominion to expand water park

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kings Dominion plans to expand its 20-acre water park for its 2015 season. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1trHfU9 ) the amusement park will add a water-slide complex, a splash zone for small children and expanded cabanas. The amusement park...

  • Feds weigh moving grizzlies into Washington

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — The National Park Service said Thursday it will consider moving grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state to aid their recovery. The agency is launching a three-year process to study a variety of options for helping their population. Director...

  • Airline group forecasts uptick in Labor Day travel

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    A trade group for the nation's big airlines predicts that air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last year. If correct, the forecast would be more good news for the airlines. Nine big U.S. carriers earned $3.8 billion in the first half of this...

  • New Mexico woman tests negative for Ebola

    Yesterday

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Health officials say test results show a New Mexico woman is not infected with the deadly Ebola virus. The New Mexico Department of Health and University of New Mexico Hospital received the results from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on...

  • Some US colleges calling students back from Israel

    Yesterday

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they had to leave. Colleges say security was the top...

  • Iraq museum inaugurates 2 halls of statues

    Yesterday

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi National Museum inaugurated two renovated halls adorned with life-size stone statues on Thursday, highlighting the rich history of a country once again shattered by war. The newly renovated halls feature more than 500 artifacts that mainly date back to the...

  • 3 new inductees to Scandinavian-American Hall

    Yesterday

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Legendary Tonight Show bandleader Doc Severinsen is among three people being inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame this year. The Grammy Award-winning Severinsen was leader of The Tonight Show Band for 30 years, during the heyday of Johnny Carson and...

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