• DIY Stuffed grape leaves? They're easier than you think

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Think of grape leaves as nature's spring roll wrapper. I mean, the Greeks certainly did. So too did the Persians, the Turks, the Lebanese, the Egyptians, the Romanians, the Armenians, even the Vietnamese! The otherwise unassuming grape leaf certainly has fans in high places. The...

  • Hotel workers to get $50,000 in case involving back wages

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Nearly 100 Michigan hotel workers will get a total of $50,000 in back wages and damages following a labor violations case. The U.S. Department of Labor announced the agreement this week involving housekeepers and maintenance employees. The government says they weren't...

  • Tourist train losing money, hopes to sell Adirondack tracks

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A railroad wants to sell 30 miles of tracks in the Adirondacks to help cover million-dollar losses on its tourist train in Saratoga and Warren counties. The Glens Falls Post-Star (http://bit.ly/1DoUwns ) reports that an Iowa Pacific executive told Warren County...

  • Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for April 1, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Events Volunteer Training and Orientation - 4:30-6:30 p.m., Catamount Institute, 740 W. Caramillo St. Registration: Chris Aaby, 471-0910, ext 106. Screening of "Hank Patterson's Reel Montana Adventure" - To benefit Project Healing Waters, 6-9:30 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event...

  • Easy inspiration sprouts from 'Salad Love'

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    For most of us, salads are mainly unplanned affairs. Which is why the idea of salad cookbooks can seem kind of silly. Salad assembly generally is a pathetic - and pathetically easy - process that involves grabbing whatever greens haven't wilted at the back of the refrigerator, piling...

  • Broadway's 'Honeymoon in Vegas' will close this Sunday

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The honeymoon between "Honeymoon in Vegas" and Broadway is over. Even Elvis couldn't save them. Producers said Tuesday that the musical starring Tony Danza, Rob McClure and Brynn O'Malley will close Sunday after good reviews but dismal box office receipts. The show...

  • Netherlands king, queen plan visit to Michigan, Illinois, DC

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The king of the Netherlands and his wife are planning a visit to the U.S. this spring, with stops in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Chicago and the nation's capital. The Dutch Embassy announced Tuesday that King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will make the trip...

  • 2013 State Fair mishap is impetus for NC House bill

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Maximum fines for carnival ride accidents similar to the one at the 2013 North Carolina State Fair that injured several people could go up by five or ten times in legislation that's cleared the state House. The measure approved unanimously Tuesday by the House...

  • Correction: Arab Museum-Little Syria story

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — In a story March 27 about a 'Little Syria' exhibit going to Ellis Island, The Associated Press, due to incorrect information from the Arab American National Museum, erroneously reported the date the exhibit will open. It opens Oct. 1, 2016, not Oct. 1 of this year. A...

  • Passover: Welcoming gentiles for Seder a strong tradition

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to Passover, Seder is hardly just for Jews at Lee Nelson's house. In fact, Jews are usually outnumbered. Her daughter brought along a Muslim she was seeing last year, and Nelson loves it when two particular non-Jewish friends round out her dozen or so...

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