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  • Recommended and rejected New York casino proposals

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    A New York board has recommended three sites for upstate casinos but rejected 13 others. Here's a look at the proposals: ___ RECOMMENDED: — CATSKILLS AND MID-HUDSON RIVER VALLEY: Montreign Resort Casino, Sullivan County. By Empire Resorts. Investment: $1.1 billion or less. Location:...

  • Doctors: Man in train stabbing suffered delusions

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Documents show that a Michigan man charged with stabbing four people aboard an Amtrak train had delusions at one time and spent time in jail for attacking a girlfriend, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Michael D. Williams' family also had petitioned a Saginaw...

  • Cuban-American lawmakers oppose renewing relations

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — High-ranking Cuban-American lawmakers in New Jersey are speaking out against U.S. plans to normalize full diplomatic relations with Cuba. U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Robert Menendez called the release of an American aid worker, which preceded...

  • Kentucky editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Dec. 15 The Independent, Ashland, Kentucky, on Hoover facing challenge in House: The Kentucky Republican Party failed miserably in achieving its top legislative goal for the 2014 General Election. Not only did the GOP fail to achieve...

  • Side Streets: Another chance to see the Knulls' Christmas display deemed unique in Colorado Springs

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    For decades, John and Joan Knull decorated their home on East Dale Street with a collection of homemade Christmas decorations that twirled, slid and sometimes chugged. The colorfully lighted display started in 1970 with a Santa, sleigh and three reindeer that John's father built in...

  • A fresh take on the classic Bellini for New Year's

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    I'm a firm believer that almost any party — not to mention almost any brunch — can be improved by serving sparkling wine. That's why when I started planning this year's New Year's Day brunch, I didn't start my planning with the food; I started with a signature drink. My friends and I...

  • Go Italian this Christmas with lobster manicotti

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    A robust Italian dinner feels about right for Christmas. It's rich and comforting and - particularly in the case of our lobster manicotti - decadent without being fussy. We start our manicotti with a lobster and ricotta cheese filling, but if lobster is too much trouble (or not in...

  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Post on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's income as a lawyer. Dec. 14 Sheldon Silver has been keeping a secret from the citizens of New York. The Assembly speaker admitted for the first time that besides the hefty fees he commands as counsel to Weitz...

  • App for Yellowstone geysers now available

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park fans can get a heads up on when Old Faithful and five other geysers are set to erupt thanks to a new app available for smartphones and tablets. Yellowstone has the largest concentration of active geysers in the world....

  • In honor of Famous Potato Bowl, a tribute to the spud

    By Teresa Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    In honor of Air Force's appearance in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Saturday, we write in praise of the rough-and-ready tuber. According to the Idaho Potato Commission, potatoes are cultivated on more than 300,000 acres of Idaho land, making the state one of the primary sources for...

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