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  • Majority of legislators accept automatic raise

    Published: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A majority of Alabama legislators accepted an automatic pay raise this spring, the last one they will receive under a controversial 2007 pay raise resolution. Legislators receive an annual raise in their monthly expense allowance to reflect any increase in...

  • Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb

    Updated: 16 min ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens and a bronze inkwell. Mohammed Ibrahim said that...

  • DVD featuring Seward history debuts

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — On short notice, and with limited fanfare, a surprisingly large crowd of Sewardites turned out to preview a series of educational videos about the history of the Eastern Kenai Peninsula. The episodes starred a team of local high school student narrators...

  • Grand Strand packed with Easter weekend visitors

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Grand Strand is expecting a crowd for the Easter weekend, and officials hope it's a sign of what's ahead for the upcoming tourist season. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports (http://bit.ly/1i34viv) Taylor Damonte of Coastal Carolina University's Center...

  • Ramblin' Man: Ford Mustang's magic, mystique is America

    by name Newspaper -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    The Mustang isn't just a car, it's a culture. It just celebrated its 50th birthday. But for multiple generations of car lovers, male and female, it was the car of a lifetime. And it's proof that 50 is still sexy. I had two Mustangs, both here in Colorado. There was the 1966...

  • Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance. The...

  • Mount Everest tragedy reminds Olympic swim coach of bond between climber and Sherpa

    By LANCE BENZEL The Gazette -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    For five decades Don Ingram worked to achieve his childhood dream of attaining Mt. Everest's lofty summit. When he succeeded after a weeks-long trek on May 21, 2013, the Colorado Springs mountaineer owed a debt of gratitude to a guide named Phinjo - one of the native Nepalese Sherpas...

  • Michigan shows off new-look Schembechler Hall

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's football program strives to be the leaders and best. Brady Hoke believes that goal has been reached at Schembechler Hall, which has undergone nearly completed renovations that cost $9 million. The coach said there's an arms race among college...

  • Miami hosts 'Caribbean: Crossroads of the World'

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — One of the opening images in "Caribbean: Crossroads of the World" features a massive nuclear submarine breaking the surface off what appears to be a cold northern coastline, with evergreens that would never thrive in tropical weather. The painting by Cuban-born Julio...

  • Royal Gorge park to offer tours amid fire repairs

    Associated Press -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    CANON CITY — Royal Gorge Bridge & Park will offer guided tours on weekends and holidays this summer as it rebuilds from last summer's fire. The Cañon City Daily Record reported Thursday (http://tinyurl.com/o93r6n6 ) the $23 million first phase of reconstruction is scheduled...

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