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  • State to help east Ala with tourism

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — The state is offering a hand to eight east Alabama counties trying to increase tourism. The Alabama Tourism Department says it will assist the region with marketing support that will include a TV spot and print advertisements. The promotion will help the Tour...

  • Cades Cove area to undergo controlled burns

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) — The Cades Cove area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will undergo a series of controlled burns conducted by park officials. Controlled burns are used to reduce woody encroachment into the fields, perpetuate native herbaceous species, reduce exotic...

  • Fort Loudoun State Park museum to reopen

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    VONORE, Tenn. (AP) — The museum at Fort Loudon State Historic Park is set to reopen to visitors. The public is being welcomed back to the park Saturday and Sunday as the facility hosts its Living History Garrison and Museum grand re-opening. A grant from the Grubb-Sumner Fund for...

  • To Do Today calendar Oct. 31, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    On TV Halloween Movie Marathon, 7 a.m., FX: "Paranormal Activity" and "Final Destination" movies figure prominently in this event, which runs until 4 a.m. Saturday. "Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room," 9 p.m., PBS: Christine Ebersole, June Squibb and others join the popular...

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomes new arrival

    By Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomed its newest resident Wednesday when Hadiah, an 18-year-old Bornean orangutan, gave birth just before midnight. The baby, whose sex is not known, is the second for parents Hadiah and 20-year-old Tujoh. Fewer than 10 orangutans are born each year at...

  • Gov. Mead eyes congressional fix on wolf delisting

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Congressional action appears to offer Wyoming its best chance at regaining state management of wolves, Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday. Acting in response to a lawsuit filed by a coalition of conservation groups, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson last month...

  • Graffiti found in 3 more national parks in West

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says it has found more graffiti in some of the West's most scenic locations in a case that sparked an uproar on social media last week. Investigators also say they suspect 21-year-old Casey Nocket of New York state is responsible for the...

  • Caesars unveils new look, name at LINQ hotel

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment has unveiled the new look of its LINQ Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Chief Commercial Officer Tariq Shaukat (TAR'-ik SHAW'-kat) said Thursday was the first day hotel guests experienced results of a $223 million remodel that shed trappings...

  • Museum officially purchases Rosie's old plant

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Rosie the Riveter's old plant in Michigan has officially avoided the wrecking ball. Yankee Air Museum board chairman Ray Hunter signed papers Thursday making the aviation museum the owner of a 144,000-square-foot slice of the former Willow Run Bomber...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

    Linda Navarro
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    SATURDAY It's an incredible wartime story of WWII heroes, the 10th Mountain Division Ski Troopers, who went on to be known as "The Fathers of the Ski Industry." Their story is 
told in a new Warren Miller/Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum film, "Climb to Glory" at 
2 p.m., Saturday,...

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