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  • 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,...

  • Deacons with local ties to be ordained at Notre Dame

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    Two deacons of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers who served in the Colorado Springs area will be ordained to the priesthood April 26 at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The Revs. Adam D.P....

  • Death Valley in spring: Beautiful and not that hot

    By JOHN MARSHALL The Associated Press -
    Published: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    FURNACE CREEK, Calif. - The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate. The hot part is right, at least in the summer, when Death Valley is one of the hotter places on earth. Even in spring, it's about as hot as many other places are come August, with April and May...

  • NPS seeks comment on Lamar Ranch proposal

    Updated: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on some proposed infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park. The agency is proposing to make improvements to various energy production systems...

  • Bill would alert travelers about passport checks

    Updated: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk wants the federal government to alert American air travelers about which airports around the world are failing to routinely check passengers for stolen passports. The Illinois Republican has proposed legislation to require the U.S. State Department...

  • New website promotes Nebraska ecotourism

    Published: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Creators of a new website hope to guide people in discovering ecotourism opportunities in Nebraska. The site is www.visittheprairie.com and is a window to the Visit the Prairie coalition of the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska,...

  • Fliers' thoughts, from 'no fear' to 'it's scarier'

    Updated: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian mother of three had flown without her kids before, but this was the first time she gave her eldest a to-do list in case something happened on the flight she and her husband were taking. "I never worried like this before what happened with the...

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