• Oldest complete copy of Ten Commandments displayed in Israel

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The world's oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is on rare display at Israel's national museum in an exhibit of objects from pivotal moments in civilization. The 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scroll belongs to a collection of the world's most ancient biblical...

  • Remote home of leprosy patients could open door wider

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    HONOLULU (AP) — A remote peninsula that has been the home of leprosy patients since the 19th century could be opened more fully to the public as the last remaining residents near the end of their lives. Now called Kalaupapa National Historical Park, the site is now only open to 100...

  • Bridger-Teton Forest seeks comment on Greys River plan

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    AFTON, Wyo. (AP) — Officials on the Bridger-Teton National Forest are seeking public comment on what projects to address in the Greys River area. Greys River District Ranger Richard Raione says the agency's busy field season will start soon. Raione says the agency wants to hear from...

  • Environmentalists sue over theme park's solar farm plans

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Environmental groups have filed suit over a New Jersey theme park's plans to cut nearly 19,000 trees to build a 90-acre solar farm. The groups claim Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson is violating the state's municipal land use law. They say the plan would be...

  • Tourism impact climbs in Kentucky, tops $13 billion

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Tourism's economic impact is up in Kentucky, and Gov. Steve Beshear says last year's total was more than $13 billion. That's an increase of 4.4 percent from 2013. The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet says it's the first time the tourism impact figure...

  • Colorado Springs officials to present transition plan for Senior Center

    BY JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Colorado Springs officials next week will present a transition plan for the YMCA of the Pikes Peak region to take over operations of the Colorado Springs Senior Center. The city will unveil its plan during a meeting at 1:30 p.m. May 13 at the senior center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. A...

  • StoryCorps MobileBooth back in Colorado Springs to collect locals' stories

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    When the StoryCorps MobileBooth rolled into Colorado Springs for a month in 2009, people started to talk - literally. Two of those people were Jeff Bieri, program director at KRCC (91.5 FM), and his foster mother, Mary Miller. They cozied up over a table inside the traveling studio...

  • Moving the future: Body mass index is a faulty tool to measure health

    By Milo F. Bryant Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    Let me put it out there: Body mass index is the devil. Scratch that. It's worse. Lucifer probably is working out more, getting fat shamed, going to counseling and rededicating himself to better nutritional standards right now because his BMI crept from the overweight category into...

  • Eat Well: Turn to canned tuna for easy and healthy tacos

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    If it's Tuesday, it must be taco night, so why not make a taco bar for dinner? Switch it up with an eye to making a healthy taco, starting with the protein. Instead of using the standard ground beef, try fish. Tuna is a popular choice, and you can get fresh tuna, which is great...

  • Sneaking some healthy, green fats into morning muffin treats

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    For me, this has been the year of the avocado. In addition to using them in the usual suspects - guacamole, cobb salads and club sandwiches - my family also has been smashing them up on toast (try topping them with tomato slices, prosciutto, a drizzle of olive and a sprinkle of sea...

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