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  • Horse Play exhibit opening at Derby Museum

    Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum offers a playful look at the world's most famous horse race. The exhibit, called Horse Play, features nearly 60 historic equine toys, digital interactives and music created exclusively for the museum. Horse Play uses...

  • Coney Island amusement rides open for the summer

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Coney Island amusement park opened Sunday for another season — with a 1920s wooden roller-coaster and a new, steel one ready to roll at breakneck speeds. In Luna Park, Italian amusement tycoon Alberto Zamperla joined Eric Adams as the Brooklyn borough president...

  • Study looks at Old Faithful area and development

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A new study on the geology and hydrology in the area around Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park provides suggestions on how to avoid harming the famous geyser. The report was written by U.S. Geological Survey and park geologists, working...

  • Navajo families receive electricity for first time

    FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Life has become a little easier for Margie and Alvin Tso. The couple who raised eight children in the LeChee area of the Navajo Nation did so without a power line running to their home. For Margie Tso, that meant laundering clothes in a tub with a washboard and...

  • Revelry on the rooftop at Coors Field

    By Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    Denver - One thing's for sure, you can't beat the scenery from The Rooftop at Coors Field. The Front Range, the Denver skyline. And of course there's baseball, if you're into that sort of thing. "I've got a great view of the action," said Leonard Eilers, a retiree from Aurora who...

  • Historic Eastern Panhandle home tours set

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — As dependable as April showers and spring flowers, the annual showcase of one-of-a-kind Eastern Panhandle properties is again set to delight visitors later this month. Coming up April 26 and 27, the House and Garden Tour of Historic Berkeley and Jefferson...

  • Museum highlights Michigan's role in Civil War

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Grand Rapids Public Museum is displaying the overcoat of a Civil War surgeon who was on guard duty the night Abraham Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theatre. The museum has added to its exhibit on Michigan's role in the Civil War. The artifacts are on loan...

  • Making heaven real: Child's account leads to book- and now a movie

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    During his six years as a literary agent for Colorado Springs-based Alive Communications, Joel Kneedler has helped publish a hundred books. He also has broken the hearts of hundreds of aspiring authors. "I have conversations where people are bawling, or saying I don't appreciate...

  • Six Flags theme park planned for Dubai

    Updated: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai could soon have some new roller coasters to go with its man-made islands and the world's tallest skyscraper. Newspapers in the Middle Eastern emirate reported Sunday that local property developer Meraas Holding has reached a deal with Six...

  • Book review: "Updike"

    By Ann Levin The Associated Press -
    Published: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    During his lifetime, John Updike was acclaimed as one of the greater writers of his generation, the poet laureate of middle-class, small-town, Protestant America. From the time he was a boy, submitting articles and drawings to school newspapers in his beloved hometown of Shillington,...

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