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  • Yellowstone solicits saddle, pack trip contracts

    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is soliciting proposals from businesses interested in providing guided saddle and pack stock trips in Yellowstone National Park. The Park Service plans to award up to 42 new concession contracts. Proposals are due on...

  • Not much chance of Congress stopping Cuba policy

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Opponents of President Barack Obama's sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba have little chance of scuttling his effort in Congress. His initiative faces some strong resistance among lawmakers and opened fissures in both parties. Criticism came mostly from...

  • Georgia Aquarium has new executive VP and COO

    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has announced the selection of a new executive vice president and chief operating officer. The aquarium said in a news release Wednesday that Mark Schafer is stepping into the role effective immediately. He has served as chief financial...

  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 18, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. Dreampower - For dogs, cats and small caged pets, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and noon-3:30 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 571 N. Academy...

  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Dec. 18, 2014

    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    ALMANAC Cycling ONGOING The Colorado Springs Cycling Club - For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org. The Joy Ride - Family-friendly 5- to 6-mile bike ride, meet between 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays, McCabe's Tavern, 520 S. Tejon St.; tinyurl.com/bzpmq8p. Hiking ONGOING Garden of...

  • Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Dec. 18, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Events "Live and Local" - With Celestial Mechanics and Band Idiot, 6:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., free; 520-7469, pikespeak center.com. Showing of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and Other Holiday Activities - 6:30 p.m., Fountain Library Branch, 230 S. Main St.,...

  • Now that Detroit museum has been saved, go see it

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — In the end, what saved Detroit's art museum from being sold off painting by painting was a legal pad covered in doodles. The Detroit Institute of Arts has been owned by the city since 1919, when Detroit was "rolling in dough," as museum director Graham Beal put it. But...

  • Vegas breaks own record with 40 million visitors

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas tourism officials say 40 million people have visited the destination in 2014, breaking an all-time record for the gambling and entertainment hub. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced Wednesday that the record number of visitors had been...

  • Doctors: Man in train stabbing suffered delusions

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Documents show that a Michigan man charged with stabbing four people aboard an Amtrak train had delusions at one time and spent time in jail for attacking a girlfriend, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Michael D. Williams' family also had petitioned a Saginaw...

  • Recommended and rejected New York casino proposals

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    A New York board has recommended three sites for upstate casinos but rejected 13 others. Here's a look at the proposals: ___ RECOMMENDED: — CATSKILLS AND MID-HUDSON RIVER VALLEY: Montreign Resort Casino, Sullivan County. By Empire Resorts. Investment: $1.1 billion or less. Location:...

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