• Dozens of brilliant bronze works on display at Getty Museum

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's almost as if the dozens of exquisitely detailed, often perfectly intact bronze sculptures on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum disappeared into an ancient witness-protection program — and decided to stay there for thousands of years. "Power and Pathos: Bronze...

  • Colorado businessman buys into northern Arizona ski resort

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Colorado businessman who planned to buy a northern Arizona ski resort, building on investments across the Southwest, has become a partner instead. The ski resort near Flagstaff announced Tuesday that James Coleman, of Durango, closed a deal this month to join...

  • What's in the 6-year Senate transportation bill

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is moving toward the likely passage this week of a sweeping, six-year transportation bill, but the House is putting off consideration of the measure until this fall. With a Friday deadline to prevent a cutoff of highway and transit aid to states, House and...

  • Mob Museum in Las Vegas to open FIFA exhibit

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Mob Museum in Las Vegas is setting up an exhibit dedicated to the FIFA corruption scandal. The permanent display entitled "The 'Beautiful Game' Turns Ugly" will open at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement in downtown Las Vegas on Sept. 1....

  • Riviera casino demolition at least 6 months away, cost $42M

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Riviera casino-hotel will come tumbling down but at an expected cost of $42 million and not for at least six months if a recommendation to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is approved. The Las Vegas Global Business District Committee's six members...

  • Las Vegas visited by 21 million travelers in 6 months

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials say more than 21 million people have visited Las Vegas in the first half of 2015, about 1.5 percent more than a year ago when the destination recorded more than 40 million travelers for the first time. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority...

  • Blog: Simmer down now

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    It's been a summer that hasn't prompted me to write about ways to cool off. Until just recently, that is.  I am one who cannot tolerate exercising in the high heat. If it's too hot out, I'll head to the air conditioned gym. Yes, I know it's a gorgeous summer day, but if it makes...

  • Quesadillas make quick meal of heap of veggies, or leftovers

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Weeknight cooks love the versatility and ease of quesadillas. Construction is simple — two flour tortillas sandwiched around a bunch of fillings, then skillet toasted — and they can be made with just about any ingredients you have on hand. In fact, quesadillas are a great way to use...

  • Court rejects claim over goring in Olympic National Park

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has rejected a woman's lawsuit over her husband's fatal goring by a mountain goat that had been threatening visitors for years in Olympic National Park. However, two of the three judges on the panel suggested that plaintiff Susan Chadd...

  • AROUND TOWN: Hundreds were Off the Street and under the bridge for Urban Peak's homeless youth

    by Linda.Navarro@gazette.com
    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Seven years ago there was a cozy breakfast for the community on the mural-lined patio at the emergency shelter for homeless youth at Urban Peak Colorado Springs. Then the Off the Street "event" was moved to a big white tent filling Cucharras Street just outside the shelter where a...

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