• Museum to honor "Flying Housewife" who flew around the world

    Updated: 23 min ago

    NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio museum is going to honor the first woman to fly solo around the world. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1GmdcUp ) reports that The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art and Technology in Newark announced plans for a permanent exhibit that will...

  • National Park Service plans prescribed burn on South Rim

    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service plans a prescribed burn on part of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in the coming week. Park officials announced Friday that the Shosone prescribed fire treatment is intended to decrease risks to life, resources and...

  • Americans most motivated to clean house for company

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    The world might hold fewer neatniks than observation alone would have us believe. A recent survey commissioned by the CLR cleaning product company revealed what professional house cleaners long have known: A majority of Americans (64 percent) are most motivated to clean when company's...

  • Tricks, tools for organizing the kitchen

    By KIM COOK The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    If you've lived with your kitchen for a while, chances are you've got drawers of stuff you rarely use and cupboards you hate. Wouldn't it be nice to have a well-organized spot that makes food preparation a breeze? Some of the latest ideas and products for whipping a kitchen into...

  • Colorado Springs area home and garden events starting April 25, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    HOME AND GARDEN CALENDAR Saturday Landscape Installation Workshop - 9-11 a.m., Conservation and Environmental Center, 2885 Mesa Road, free. Registration: 668-8232. Growing Great Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers, Beans, Squash and More - 10-11:30 a.m., Horace Mann Middle School, 1001 E....

  • Concrete gains ground as decorative material

    By KIM COOK The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    The Pantheon. The Panama Canal. The Hoover Dam. When you think of concrete, you might imagine great feats of engineering, or at least highway overpasses and other sturdy, stolid structures. But concrete has become a stylish medium in the home, thanks to interior designers and...

  • Best and Brightest 2015: Teen aims to merge interests in science, art

    By Robin Intemann Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

  • Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you. One night next weekend at the MGM Grand, the fight venue, is running $1,600 on Friday or Saturday night. That's more...

  • Around the house: Now might be time to replace old water heater

    By Ken Moon Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Dear readers: I wrote about new water heater regulations several weeks ago that will require manufacturers to install more efficient insulation around the tank to save energy. The retail cost will increase between $200 and $300, according to my friends in the plumbing industry. So if...

  • Year-round gardening: It's May so get those garden tools ready

    By Eileen Tully Colorado Master Gardener -by Eilleen Tully Colorado Master Gardener -
    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    May is one of the busier months in the garden. Here's a look at some activities you should start planning. Early May - Clean and sharpen garden tools. - Change oil in lawnmower and sharpen blade and replace air filter if needed. - Mugo pines might be the first pruning challenge of...

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