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  • Swiss museum gets huge, priceless art trove

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that any Nazi-looted pieces in it are returned to Jewish heirs. Three works in the collection...

  • Industry leaders: Skiing cheaper than you think

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend has raised a question that has...

  • Gas in Rhode Island falls another 3 cents

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gas prices have fallen another 3 cents in Rhode Island in the last week ahead of the heavily traveled Thanksgiving holiday. The latest price survey from AAA Southern New England found the average cost of a gallon of regular self-serve in Rhode Island is $2.95....

  • List: Colorado Springs area holiday events

    Carlotta Olson, The Gazette
    Updated: 13 min ago

    Events are added daily. For more events, go to coloradosprings.com. Looking for craft fairs? Head to Page 11. MUSIC "Songs of the Seasons" - Through December, Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd. For a list of performances, go to chapelhills mall.com. Michael Martin Murphey -...

  • Vermont resorts make big snowmaking upgrades

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Northeast ski resorts continue to invest millions in leaner and meaner snowmaking guns, with Vermont making big inroads this year, thanks to an energy-efficiency program that helped resorts swap older model snow guns for nearly 2,300 new energy-efficient ones....

  • Utah ski industry gets jump start from Vail

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Skiers and snowboarders traveling to Utah this winter will find the same jagged mounting peaks looming just east of Salt Lake City and many familiar trails at the state's 15 resorts. But they may also notice a few signs of the significant changes that occurred in...

  • NYC museum to create center for women's history

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New-York Historical Society is creating a center that will focus on women who played a crucial role in American history at the turn of the 20th century. The Study of Women's History is slated to open in December 2016. It will be located in the renovated Henry Luce...

  • 8.3M vehicle on Illinois Tollway this Thanksgiving

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the Illinois Tollway say they're expecting 8.3 million vehicles to travel on its 286 miles of roadways this Thanksgiving holiday. Illinois Tollway officials said Monday that they will suspend construction lane closures to make way for the...

  • Skiing cheaper than you think, industry leaders maintain

    By THOMAS PEIPERT The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    DENVER - In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend has raised a question that has dogged...

  • LED lights the next big thing in holiday lighting

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    hursday might say Thanksgiving on the calendar, but it's also unofficially known as "the national it's OK to turn your lights on day," said Brian Zakavec, owner of High Altitude Holiday Lighting. That gives you five days to locate the boxes of lights, unsnarl them, check that they...

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