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  • Former Indiana synagogue to get historical marker

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    LIGONIER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana museum that originally served as a synagogue for a thriving Jewish population will receive a state historical marker next month. The marker honoring the 125-year-old former temple will be unveiled Aug. 31 in the Noble County town of Ligonier...

  • 'Freedom for All' exhibit goes to NC plantation

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    CRESWELL, N.C. (AP) — A traveling exhibit about the Emancipation Proclamation is being displayed at a North Carolina plantation that relied on slave labor. The "Freedom for All" exhibit goes on display Monday at Somerset Place State Historic Site in Creswell as part of a tour of...

  • NOLA to host top travel trade show in 2016

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans will host the largest travel industry show in North America in 2016. The U.S. Travel Association's show, called IPW, was last held in New Orleans in 2002. The group had planned to hold the five-day show in Greater Miami and The Beaches. However, the...

  • Six Flags hosting 'Fright Fest' recruitment event

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) — Six Flags Over Georgia is looking to hire hundreds of workers to staff the park's annual Halloween event. Officials say the theme park is looking to hire about 400 Fright Fest team members to help staff the park's Fright Fest event this year, which runs from...

  • Torre apologetic for slight in his HOF speech

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Before he answered a question at the press conference following the Baseball Hall of Fame's induction ceremony on Sunday, Joe Torre wanted to address someone he regrettably omitted from his speech. The former Yankee manager briefly mentioned late owner...

  • Colorado Springs woman writes of life at the homefront in new memoir, 'No Man's War'

    By T.D. MOBLEY-MARTINEZ tracy.mobleymartinez@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    For Angela Ricketts, the life-changing epiphany came in the middle of the night on Nov. 21, 2010. She woke up with pain in her back and shoulders. It's just a panic attack, she thought as sweat rolled down her neck. The pain got uglier, and she started thinking about going to the...

  • Tribes bring bison plan to legislative panel

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Although tribes of the Blackfoot Confederacy have historically relied on bison for food, shelter and clothing, free-ranging bison have not been part of the sweeping landscape just east of the Northern Rockies in Montana and Canada for more than a century. Now...

  • Cowboy church in Westcliffe bucks tradition

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com e_SEmD
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Westcliffe - If Jesus had a man cave, this might be it. "Welcome to Cabella's," says the cowboy preacher as he sweeps you into his Wild West Cowboy Church, a church unlike any other in a town of many churches. The cowboy church isn't a tourist ploy, though pastor Larry Smith...

  • 2.5M visitors to national parks in S Fla in 2013

    Yesterday

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — A new National Park Service report says more than 2.5 million people visited the national parks in South Florida last year. According to the report released earlier this week, those visitors spent $206 million in surrounding communities, supporting over 2,700...

  • Colorado Springs pastor ponders heeding the call of the gospel (and God) in new book, 'The Unfinished Church'

    by T.D. MOBLEY-MARTINEZ tracy.mobleymartinez@gazette.com e_SEmD
    Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    Rob Bentz laughs kindly at the question. When did you know you were called to God? It turns out that being chosen by God isn't a Cecil B. DeMille production: puffy clouds, rays of golden light, angels playing harps and a wise, bearded deity reaching out to shake Bentz's hand. Bentz...

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