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  • 5 Milwaukee museums offer free, reduced admission

    Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Five Milwaukee museums are offering free or reduced admission to help promote each other. They are part of the Milwaukee Museum Mile, which includes five small and medium museums located within a mile of each other along Lake Michigan. The museums are the Jewish...

  • Forest Services plans fires in Vermont

    Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Green Mountain National Forest is planning fires this spring to treat about 300 to 400 acres of national forest land in Vermont. The Forest Service says the prescribed fire will be used to reduce heavy accumulations of brush to restore critical wildlife habit,...

  • Governor to discuss future of hot springs park

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead plans to hear from Thermopolis residents Saturday regarding their concerns about operations at Hot Springs State Park following his administration's notice last month that it intends to cancel its contract with a longtime pool operator. Milward...

  • Vegas boutique hotel Cromwell opens casino floor

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Slot machines are now ringing at the boutique hotel replacing Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. The Cromwell celebrated its soft opening Monday evening by welcoming guests into a 40,000-square-foot casino featuring 434 slot machines...

  • Senate sides with ridesharing services Uber, Lyft

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Calling Uber a cutting-edge concept, the Arizona Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that exempts it and other rideshare companies from the same regulations that traditional taxi and limo companies have. The amended bill exempts rideshare companies from the commercial...

  • SD tribe's park expansion for bison irks ranchers

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Rangeland outside of Badlands National Park has become contested territory. The Oglala Sioux Tribe and National Park Service are working on a plan outlined nearly 40 years ago to turn the current park's South Unit and surrounding property into the first tribal...

  • Gansler: Md. should study high-speed rail options

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland's government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington. The Democratic candidate for governor said that, if elected, he'll form a task force to develop recommendations on...

  • Detroit Metro Airport opens up pooch potty area

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — There's a new spot at Detroit Metropolitan Airport where dogs can do their business. Delta Air Lines worked with the airport to create the new Service Animal Relief Area. It's located near gate A-34 of the McNamara Terminal and has been dubbed "Central Bark"...

  • Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    April 21, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times Casino bill must include Chicago — and safeguards Haggling over legislation to bring a casino to Chicago has become a springtime ritual. This time around, state Rep. Bob Rita, D-Blue Island, has dealt out two new amendments that just might get the...

  • Frank Lloyd Wright tower opens for public tours

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Frank Lloyd Wright fans will get their first look at one of his most unusual buildings, an industrial tower with a tree-like design, when a home products company opens its former research and development center to the public this spring. The 15-story tower at SC...

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