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  • New U. Iowa art museum would be near music school

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa says its new art museum will be located in downtown Iowa City across from the new music school. The university announced Wednesday that it has selected a local development group to build the museum in a public-private partnership. A 2008...

  • Miami passenger charged with bomb hoax

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — Several flights were delayed at Miami International Airport after authorities say an international passenger joked about having a bomb. Airport officials said in a news release that 60-year-old Manuel Alberto Alvarado was checking in for his Avianca Airlines flight to...

  • Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt temple

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    ABU SIMBEL, Egypt (AP) — Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year. At dawn at Abu Simbel, local dignitaries and tourists...

  • Colorado boy's 'best shirt ever' found after social media plea

    Denver Post
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    The Best Shirt Ever has been located. The family of 12-year-old Joe Archibold, of Longmont, recently sent out a social media solicit, looking for a specific blue, white and gray polo shirt — in the same style Joe has worn for every school picture since second grade. He outgrew the...

  • Nine fresh ways to gin up your holidays

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Much as we might like otherwise, few of us have the cash, time or energy to maintain a full bar. And that can be a bummer, particularly as we move through the holidays and are tempted constantly to pour ourselves (sometimes even our guests) something creative and delicious to help make...

  • Downtown Project opens boutique hotel in Vegas

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Visitors looking for a crash pad in downtown Las Vegas will find one at the recently re-opened Oasis at Gold Spike hotel near Fremont Street. The Downtown Project led by Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh (SHAY) announced the hotel's new look Tuesday, but didn't reveal...

  • Now is the time to take a shine to hard cider

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Hundreds of years ago, hard cider was America's drink. It had an alcohol content roughly equivalent to beer - unlike the brown juice sold as cider at today farmers markets - and orchards were abundant with cider apples, fruit that was bittersweet and high in tannins. Back then,...

  • SudSisters: Gluten-free beer does exist but the taste might not grab you

    Nicole Montanez
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Gluten is a mixture of two proteins found in wheat, barley and rye. Beer is made from malted cereal grains such as wheat, barley and rye. So it would seem that gluten-free beer is an oxymoron. But gluten-free beer does exist. In fact, those who suffer from celiac disease and have a...

  • Hummus and chocolate? It's a surprisingly delicious combo

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Admittedly, chocolate hummus sounds like a Halloween trick. When I first saw it alongside "real" hummus at the grocer, I decided it had to be either disgusting or a cruel joke. There was no way a traditional hummus base - with all sorts of savory things such as chickpeas - could play...

  • Study: Walking and texting can have dangerous consequences

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Left, right, left, text. Simply looking both ways before crossing the street isn't enough to keep kids safe anymore - a new study found 40 percent of teens have been hit or nearly hit by cars, bikes or motorcycles while crossing the street. The study, "Teens on the Move," conducted...

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