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  • Hard cooked eggs need a gentle hand when being cooked

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    On Sunday, any Peter Cottontail worth his carrots will be looking at an Easter basket full of colored, hard-cooked eggs. So what to do with this bounty of protein? Eat them, of course! Before hopping to work on the recipes, take time to peruse these cooking and safety tips. The...

  • 2 national parks in SD to increase tour fees

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Visitors will have to pay more to tour the two National Park Service caves in the Black Hills starting April 30. The service on Wednesday announced fee increases for tours at Jewel Cave National Monument and Wind Cave National Park. Rates for Jewel Cave's scenic...

  • City sells West Corinth School property

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — The city of Corinth has sold the old West Corinth Elementary School property to the Siege and Battle of Corinth Commission for $1,499. The commission was the only bidder. The vacant West Corinth school sits on battlefield property across from the interpretive...

  • Protector of vast African park shot and wounded

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Belgian royal who, as director of a vast national park in eastern Congo has defended endangered mountain gorillas and other animals from poachers and the forests from illegal logging, was shot and seriously wounded as he drove through the park, officials said...

  • AROUND TOWN: Welcoming sister city Ancient Olympia

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Colorado Springs' newest sister city, Ancient Olympia, Greece, was welcomed April 8 with a reception at Penrose House, wrapping up a busy visit as officials toured the city, learned local history at the Pioneers Museum, met with U.S. Olympic Committee representatives and had lunch with...

  • Homestead monument plans prairie burn

    Yesterday

    BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Homestead National Monument of America will conduct a prescribed burn on more than 60 acres of its restored tallgrass prairie in southeast Nebraska. Officials say the burn will occur the first day in which favorable and safe conditions exist. Representatives...

  • Bill Nye says he underestimated debate's impact

    Yesterday

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — TV's "Science Guy" Bill Nye said he underestimated the impact of a February debate in Kentucky on evolution and creationism that drew a massive online audience. When Nye agreed to the debate at The Creation Museum with its founder Ken Ham, he said he believed...

  • Correction: Charleston-World Heritage story

    Yesterday

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In a story April 7 about Charleston seeking World Heritage status, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Charleston's application must be submitted to the National Park Service by January 2016. That date is only a target for completing the...

  • Utah Symphony to play for free in national parks

    Yesterday

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Symphony has announced it will play against southern Utah's soaring red rocks and canyons this August. The 75-piece orchestra will tour five of the state's national parks in a series of free concerts at Capitol Reef, Arches and Canyonlands. The list...

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park free this weekend

    Yesterday

    MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Nature enthusiasts can get an early-season look at Theodore Roosevelt National Park this weekend for free. Admittance to the park this weekend will be free as part of National Park Week. The National Park Service is offering free entrance at all of its 401 parks...

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