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  • Groundbreakings planned on major Arkansas projects

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Construction work is set to begin this week on two highly anticipated projects in Arkansas: a $1.3 billion steel mill in Osceola and the new $50 million museum in Fort Smith honoring the U.S. Marshals Service. In northeastern Arkansas, Gov. Mike Beebe, Osceola...

  • Andre Reed receives Hall of Fame ring

    Updated: 30 min ago

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed received his Hall of Fame Ring of Excellence in a halftime ceremony at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday. Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker presented Reed with his ring in front of fellow Bills Hall of Famers...

  • Nearly $1M awarded museum projects in Ohio

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A total of nearly $1 million has been awarded to seven museum projects in Ohio to help improve learning experiences, care for collections and address community needs. The Institute of Museum and Library Services recently announced the grants totaling over $945,000....

  • Russian, Soviet art displayed at Hilliard Museum

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two very different exhibits of Russian and Soviet art have opened at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Lee Gray, curator of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Museum of Art, says the confrontation between Russian-backed separatists and the government of...

  • E. Ky. antique stores drawing tourists

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ISOM, Ky. (AP) — Five different antique stores scattered on a four-mile stretch of Route 7 are beginning to attract out-of-town collectors to the Isom area. Gwen's Country Attic, Addie's Treasures, All In One Basket, Foolish Pleasures and Delana's Little Shoppe make up Route 7 Antique...

  • Restaurant, spiffed-up entrance coming to Seven Falls in Colorado Springs

    By rich laden -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The Broadmoor hotel has completed its acquisition of Seven Falls and plans to add a restaurant and improve the tourist attraction's entrance to broaden its appeal to visitors and area residents. Broadmoor President and CEO Steve Bartolin declined to disclose the purchase price for...

  • Wisconsin museum opens powwow exhibit

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Historical Museum has opened a new exhibit on American Indian powwows. The exhibit features historic and modern photographs, video elements and artifacts related to powwows, American Indian celebrations that feature singing, dancing, feasts and...

  • Colorado calendar Sept. 21, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    Colorado Calendar Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated area code are 719. Wednesday - Morrison, Kings of Leon, Young the Giant and Kongos will open the show, 7...

  • 'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

    By JENNIFER KAY The Associated Press -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the U.S. and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders. U.S. government scientists are learning to use specialized...

  • Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame inducts 2 newsmen

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Two longtime newspapermen were inducted into the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame in ceremonies Saturday. The late Dave Sanford, whose family ran the Mason Valley News in Yerington for decades, and Brian Greenspun, editor and publisher of the Las Vegas Sun,...