Senate leader calls for audit of Kentucky Horse Park

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A leading Senate Republican is calling for a new audit of the Kentucky Horse Park to review what he claims has been mismanagement at the popular tourist attraction in the state's bluegrass...

National Park Service announces Virginia battlefield grants

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The National Park Service says $5.3 million in preservation funding is heading to 17 Civil War battlefields, primarily in Virginia.

The Park Service says the federal dollars from the Land...

Indiana University of Pennsylvania reassigns questioned dean

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — Indiana University of Pennsylvania has reassigned one of its deans after a newspaper questioned more than $35,000 in spending linked to him.

The state-owned university is moving Mark...

Animal rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-up

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — An international animal advocacy group launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event billed as a "Greased Pig on Ice," but withdrew it after learning there's no pig in the...

Dominion outlines new national forest route for pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Energy companies behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have carved a new proposed route through parts of West Virginia and Virginia in response to federal concerns about the national gas...

Arkansas rest area to close for $4.8 million renovations

HAZEN, Ark. (AP) — State highway officials say a rest area on Interstate 40 in eastern Arkansas will be closed so it can be renovated into a new tourist information center.

The Arkansas State Highway and...

Fuel van without driver strikes plane at Boston airport

BOSTON (AP) — A fuel van has struck a plane at Boston's Logan Airport, damaging the jet but causing no injuries to the passengers.

Authorities say the van, which did not have a driver, struck a Tampa,...

Picture this: The Met will feature exhibit on crime photos

NEW YORK (AP) — Picture this: The Metropolitan Museum of Art is turning to crime.

An upcoming exhibition is called "Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play." The museum says it will explore the "multifaceted...