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  • Poachers sought in death of bear near Canon City

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Wildlife officials are offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the capture of the poacher or poachers responsible for killing a black bear with a series of arrow strikes. The bear was shot several times and was found "within the past two weeks" in the Dawson Ranch...

  • Heat wave sends power demand soaring in California

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A heat wave sent Californians to their air conditioners Friday and drove power demand to its highest peak of the year as the southern region sweltered under 100-degree temperatures. Statewide electrical demand peaked Monday afternoon at 45,090 megawatts, beating a...

  • Lava enters vacant lots in Big Island subdivision

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava has begun moving over a vacant lot in a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. The lots in the Kaohe (cah-OH'-hay) Homesteads subdivision that are closest to the lava are vacant, and officials say no homes are in imminent danger. Hawaii County spokesman...

  • Diageo welcoming visitors at historic distillery

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Historic Stitzel-Weller distillery is the newest stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Liquor giant Diageo PLC said Monday it is opening a visitors' center at Stitzel-Weller, part of a $10 million investment that includes a new bottling line and a small batch...

  • Atlanta airport closing runway for maintenance

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta airport officials say they're closing the northernmost runway until mid-October for maintenance. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials said in a statement that a 9,000-foot long stretch of one of the airport's five runways is being repaved....

  • Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 31-year-old Utah man doing research alone in a remote backcountry area has died in a bear attack in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in northwest Wyoming. Officials aren't certain yet what type of bear killed Adam Thomas Stewart of Virgin, Utah. "I'm assuming...

  • The Roosevelt trail, from Maine to North Dakota

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns' new documentary about the Roosevelts — presidents Theodore and Franklin, and Franklin's wife Eleanor — is bound to stir interest in some of the places connected to them. Here's a look at some major Roosevelt sites, including birthplaces, family homes,...

  • NYC's Roosevelt House: History and education

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's not as well-known as other historic sites associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, but a six-story Manhattan town house where the Roosevelts lived for decades is reclaiming its place in history as a living testament to their legacy. The...

  • Wynn, Mohegan Sun respond to casino regulators

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against specific changes to its proposal that state regulators have requested. The...

  • Report: Wing parts fell before Reno Air Race crash

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A wing apparently malfunctioned before an experimental aircraft crashed, killing a retired Air Force pilot from California during qualification heats of the Reno National Championship Air Races in Nevada last week, according to a preliminary crash report. Portions of...

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