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  • American Revolution Museum hires Va. design firm

    Updated: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is awarding a $9.4 million contract to develop permanent exhibits for the future American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. The Virginia state agency that operates Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center says the exhibits...

  • O'Neal newest member of Chargers Hall of Fame

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Leslie O'Neal, who is tied for 10th on the NFL's all-time sacks list with Lawrence Taylor, is the newest member of the San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame. O'Neal will be inducted on Oct. 19 at halftime of the Chargers' game against the Kansas City Chiefs. A two-time...

  • THEhotel in Vegas switches to new name Delano

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former THEhotel on the campus of Mandalay Bay has officially taken on its new identity as The Delano Las Vegas (DELL'-uh-no). Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the renovated property Tuesday. The 1,100-room, all-suite hotel underwent an $80 million...

  • Norwich U museum affiliated with Smithsonian

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A museum at Vermont's Norwich University is the state's first affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. On Tuesday officials at the Northfield school announced the affiliation of the Sullivan Museum and History Center. The center is a 16,000-square-foot...

  • Mexico plans $9.2B airport project for capital

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Enrique Pena Nieto announced the construction of a new international airport for Mexico City on Tuesday, saying it will quadruple the capacity of the current one. Costing an estimated $9.2 billion, the facility will have six runways and a capacity of 120...

  • Group opposes monument overlap with Sawtooth area

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A conservation group says it's opposed to any overlap of a proposed national monument in central Idaho with the rugged Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The Sawtooth Society in a statement on Monday says national monument status wouldn't increase current...

  • New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    YORK, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000. A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. The winning bidder is Portland, Maine, resident Art Girard....

  • Colorado organ donors reportedly save 400 lives each year

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Kate Gallagher was a graduate of Air Academy High School, engaged to be married and studying early childhood development at Pikes Peak Community College. She had a special way with children, who seemed magically drawn to her - the one grownup in the room who, kids could tell, would be...

  • Upgrades at abolitionist's home could boost town

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    FOUNTAIN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Residents of an eastern Indiana town hope the community will get a boost from construction of a planned visitor center at an 19th century's abolitionist's home that was a stop on the Underground Railroad for escaped slaves. State officials have lined up...

  • More speeders cited by police on Labor Day weekend

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say speeding and other poor driving jumped during the Labor Day weekend over last year though arrests for drunken driving and citations for failing to wear seat belts dropped. On the weekend that began Friday and ended Monday night,...

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