• Town near Antietam finally ready to join tourism program

    Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) — The western Maryland town that witnessed the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War is considering joining a state-sponsored tourism program it rejected 16 years ago. The Maryland Historical Trust is holding a public hearing Friday night on a proposal to...

  • Tribes, Connecticut lawmakers discuss possible new casinos

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The two tribes that own Connecticut's casino resorts have been holding discussions with state lawmakers about opening new, smaller casinos near state boundaries with Massachusetts and New York to keep up with competition in the neighboring states, officials...

  • Blog: Friday yoga mixer

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    bluprintPowerYoga (yes, all one word) will host a yoga party on Friday night. Anybody interested in any style of yoga is invited to the informal gathering. It's a way to create community and get to know those yogis who might be practicing on the mat right next to you.  From...

  • Passengers: Plane slid the moment it landed at LaGuardia

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Candeto was traveling with co-worker Amber Reid from Atlanta to New York for some routine business meetings. Their day was anything but routine. Both women say their plane began to slide the moment it landed Thursday at LaGuardia. Candeto says she felt bumps...

  • Parts of S. Indiana come to halt after heavy additional snow

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Parts of southern Indiana have ground to a halt after as much as 10 inches of fresh snow fell. The National Weather Service had an unofficial report of 10.5 inches of snow having fallen New Salisbury in Harrison County by late Thursday morning. The weather...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs Indulgent Festival was a winner with attendees

    By teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Twelve thousand tasters sampled and voted for their favorite sweets, savories and beverages presented at the Colorado Indulgence Festival, held Feb. 15 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. And the winners are: - Most Indulgent Display - Best of Show: Cheyenne Mountain Resort Gold...

  • Pets of the week: Kona and Sadie

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Name: Kona and Sadie Breed: Golden retriever/lab mix Owners: Abby Sears and Kaitlin Sundahl Kona and Sadie's story: They are one year old and the best of friends. - Sears To have your pet considered, email a high-resolution photo to pets@gazette.com. Please include the pet's...

  • The magic of Moab: New trails increase allure for mountain bikers

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Moab, Utah - With punishing rock steps and gasp- inducing grades, Captain Ahab Trail has stomped its way to the top as a new titan of the mountain biking scene here - at least among riders who manage to survive it. Yet the celebrated experts- only romp - completed in 2013 and feted...

  • Learn to love a long, slow braise to make tough meat awesome

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    How do you transform a tough, less expensive cut of meat into something tender and delicious? You braise it! Braising is a wonderful and basic cooking technique that uses a slow, wet heat in a covered pot. It's great for cuts such as chuck, flank, brisket, rump and round. In fact,...

  • Head start driver, bus monitor fired after kids left on bus

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A Head Start program in Beaufort County has fired a driver and a bus monitor after two toddlers were left on a bus unattended for three hours. Beaufort Jasper Head Start executive director Leroy Gilliard tells local media outlets that the two employees did not...

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