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  • Ohio won't investigate Cedar Point ride accident

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's amusement ride inspectors won't be conducting an official investigation into an accident at Cedar Point that injured at least two people, but will have to give the OK for the swing ride to reopen. The state only investigates accidents when someone is...

  • Then and Now: Photographs re-create days gone by for friends and families

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    We laughed. We cried. We clicked back and forth between your original and re-created photos in our Then and Now contest. We received dozens of entries last month, including shots of puppies morphing into elderly dogs, a truck and even a 1950s aerial photo of Glockner-Penrose Hospital...

  • Group honors third Kennywood coaster as 'landmark'

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — The group American Coaster Enthusiasts has named the Thunderbolt a Coaster Landmark, the third roller coaster to be so recognized at the Kennywood amusement park near Pittsburgh. Kennywood is now the only park in the United States with three rides to be...

  • AROUND TOWN: ReStore, Habitat say farewell to boss

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Accolades have come over the years for Paul Johnson, executive director of Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity, but the one from Leadership Pikes Peak in 2008 for "Modeling the Way" still nails it, attested his employees and volunteers at Johnson's July 17 retirement party.

  • AROUND TOWN: Picnic at Benet Hill honors military

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    For the fifth year the Benedictine Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery invited the public to their wooded retreat in Black Forest for a 
Sunday afternoon of natural beauty combined with face painting, basketball shooting, pony rides, climbing on firetrucks and shopping for bargains from...

  • Reed HOF induction gives Bills cause to celebrate

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — There are two things receiver Andre Reed is most certain of in preparing to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. The eight-year wait to hear his name called really didn't feel that long. More important, the timing of the announcement in...

  • 56th annual rocket event encourages science, engineering interests

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Some people loved rockets when they were children. Others picked up the hobby as adults, sharing the fun with their own kids. For Dr. Warren B. Layfield, rocketry has been a lifelong passion that was strengthened after working as an engineer with NASA for a decade. About 300 amateur...

  • Endangered goat herd added to Bronx Zoo

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — An endangered species of spiral-horned goats has been added to the Bronx Zoo's Wild Asia habitats. The Turkmenian Markhor is found in the mountains of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The Bronx Zoo herd numbers three adult males, several...

  • Bank buys downtown Sioux City hotel

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Illinois bank was the sole bidder in a foreclosure sale for a 12-story hotel in downtown Sioux City. The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/X4nJC7 ) First Bank & Trust Co. bid $2.5 million for the hotel and convention center at a July 15 sheriff's...

  • American Airlines adds flights Haiti's north coast

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — American Airlines is adding flights from Miami to a second city in Haiti. The airline based in Fort Worth, Texas, announced Monday that daily service between Miami International Airport and Cap-Haitien, Haiti, would begin Oct. 2. The route joins the airline's current...

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