Exhibit on slaves in NC on display at transportation museum

SPENCER, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Transportation Museum is observing the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation as well as passage of the 13th Amendment with an exhibit of the struggles of slaves in the...

Haley Museum to host discussion about race relations

HENNING, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Conference of the United Methodist Church and the Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center are partnering to have a panel discussion about race relations.

The discussion...

Gov. Ige says early immigration screening is Hawaii priority

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Thursday it's a top priority for Hawaii that the U.S. be able to process Japanese travelers for immigration and customs before they even get on a plane for the...

Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake Michigan.

Yet five...

Minnesota woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

By: The Associated Press

AURORA — A woman who gave birth to conjoined twins in Colorado told a TV station Thursday that one of her daughters has survived.

Amber McCullough delivered the twin girls by cesarean section on Wednesday,...

With eye on future foreign flights, Vegas airport to grow

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran International Airport with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will climb as officials seek out prized...

AROUND TOWN: Library's Children's Garden celebrates Judy Noyes' love of books and reading

By: Linda.Navarro@gazette.com

She left a legacy of public art, a passion for downtown and for giving back through community service. But more than anything Judy Noyes, who loved books and reading, found ways to excite a lifelong love of reading...

AROUND TOWN: Seniors rock to support the Friends of the Senior Center

By: Linda.Navarro@gazette.com

As the Colorado Springs Senior Center transitions from a city operation to the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, the Friends of The Colorado Springs Senior Center continue working full steam ahead. The nonprofit...