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  • Dad, son hurt in fire at Nevada timeshare resort

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — A fire official in says a 47-year-old man was found unconscious and his 8-year-old son was treated for smoke inhalation after a smoky weekend fire in the kitchen of a southern Nevada timeshare unit. Mesquite Fire Capt. John Gately said Monday the man may have had...

  • Everglades trail surveyed for cultural artifacts

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — Archaeologists are poking through the muck under a boardwalk in Everglades National Park, looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture. Work began Friday along a 0.8-mile trail around a shallow pond. National Park Service archaeologists this week...

  • Soldiers National Museum in Gettysburg closing

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Gettysburg museum featuring a model Confederate encampment and many Civil War artifacts is closing after more than half a century. Officials say the Soldiers National Museum will close its doors at the end of the day Nov. 2 and an auction of museum materials...

  • YouTube videos teach Brazil about bagels, subway

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorker Seth Kugel is getting a lot of attention in Brazil as the star of a new YouTube series educating Brazilian tourists about New York City. The "Amigo Gringo" videos offer a humorous mirror back on New York culture, showcasing everything from how to ride the...

  • Roasted beets can brighten up any holiday table

    Yesterday

    Beets are the perfect addition to bountiful fall feasts. They are satisfying without being heavy, and their rich ruby and golden tones add visual interest to any seasonal color scheme. Plus, beets are incredibly flexible on temperature — serve them warm, room temperature or chilled —...

  • Colorado Springs area haunted houses spread seasonal frights

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Fear is subjective: Spiders, clowns, a former storefront full of screaming teenagers. What tingles our nerves, sets our hearts racing and makes our palms damp - a hardwired physiological response meant to alert us to potentially perilous situations - is entirely personal. Thankfully...

  • Halloween attractions up the scare factor

    By BETH J. HARPAZ The Associated Press -
    Yesterday

    Halloween seems to be getting scarier, with attractions going ever-more interactive and in-your-face. At Knott's Scary Farm in Buena Park, Calif., guests are outfitted with neon-green laser guns and ordered to shoot actors portraying zombies by aiming at their heads. At the Dent...

  • Colorado Springs' nonprofit's tiny horses yield big benefits

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    If you happened to be driving down a certain cul-de-sac on the east side of Colorado Springs around 2 p.m. on a recent Tuesday, you would have encountered an odd scene: four women and three miniature horses playing kickball. Technically, the humans were playing kickball. The horses,...

  • Travel magazine rates Charleston No. 2 in world

    Yesterday

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charleston has been ranked the No. 2 travel destination in the world by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine - second only to Florence, Italy. And, for the fourth straight year, Charleston has been named the top travel destination in the United States by...

  • NYC racino operator sets sights on upstate

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tucked in an isolated corner of Queens, next to the thoroughbreds of Aqueduct and under the seemingly constant roar of jets from nearby Kennedy Airport, sits what has quietly become the most successful racetrack casino in the world. Resorts World Casino, built three...

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