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  • Slushy snow expected during holiday travel in RI

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Slushy snow is expected to fall through peak holiday travel times in Rhode Island. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory through 7 a.m. Thursday in Providence and western Kent counties. It says the worst of the storm is expected to...

  • Parts of W.Va. hit with more than foot of snow

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A winter storm has left more than a foot of snow in parts of West Virginia on one of the busiest travel days of the year. Eastern West Virginia and the Eastern Panhandle are the hardest hit areas. The National Weather Service says 14 inches of snow was...

  • Lincoln museum in Springfield opens new exhibit

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln library in Springfield lets visitors see the Gettysburg Address, Emancipation Proclamation and Thirteenth Amendment in one room. The exhibit "Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865" opened last weekend and runs through February...

  • Winter storm warning out for southern Minnesota

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A winter storm warning is now out for parts of south-central Minnesota as fresh snow creates difficult driving conditions on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The National Weather Service says the heaviest snow is expected south of the Twin Cities metro...

  • Holiday entertaining? Start with a box of crackers

    Updated: 29 min ago

    Planning for a crowd this holiday season? Grab of box of woven wheats. That's the generic name for Triscuits, those kind-of-weirdly-woven-esque wheat crackers that are delightfully salty-crunchy-savory. This year, I've decided they are the perfect on-demand base on which to build any...

  • 1.3 million bound for Georgia roads, airport

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — More than 1.3 million Georgians are expected to travel on state highways and use the world's busiest airport through Sunday for Thanksgiving, and officials say they're prepared for the rush with extra staff to monitor roads and help people move through security lines....

  • PennDOT warns against travel on I-81 during storm

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is urging holiday drivers to avoid Interstate 81 as a storm that's bringing up to a foot of heavy, wet snow descends on the region. PennDOT press secretary Rich Kirkpatrick said Wednesday that anyone considering...

  • Old Colorado City offers walk through time with 20th annual Holiday Tour

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Old Colorado City is perhaps best known for its charming cafes and inviting, brick-lined storefronts. But for the neighborhood's most ardent fans, it's the ghosts of history that give the place life. Reviving and celebrating those "ghosts" is the aim of the 20th annual Holiday Tour...

  • The People's Pharmacy: Generic drug prices are skyrocketing

    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Generic drugs are supposed to be inexpensive alternatives to pricey brand-name medications. But in recent months, there has been a surge in the price of some generic drugs. When most patients think about the difference between the cost of brand-name medicine and a generic, they...

  • Colorado Springs authors win national award for Pack-n-Go series

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Two Colorado Springs writers received top honors in the 2014 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, a national competition, for their Pack-n-Go series of travel adventure books aimed at young girls. Janelle Diller and Lisa Travis published the first book in the series, "Mystery of the...

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