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  • Permits sold for Christmas trees from Ocala forest

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    OCALA, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is selling permits for Christmas trees from the Ocala National Forest. A $7 permit includes directions and maps to a designated tree cutting area within the forest in central Florida. The permits will be available Monday through Friday, from...

  • 3 months after Napa quake, recovery rolling

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three months after the largest quake to hit Northern California in a quarter century, state and federal authorities have paid out the first $12.1 million in recovery aid for damage centered in and around the wine city of Napa. The magnitude-6.0 quake struck Aug....

  • Thanksgiving travel up to highest level since 2007

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than 2 million New Englanders plan to travel this Thanksgiving — up 4 percent from last year — and they'll be greeted at the pump by the lowest Thanksgiving holiday gas prices since 2007. AAA's newly released holiday travel data predicts that more than 46...

  • Heavy traffic expected before, after holiday

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is gearing up for what could be a busier-than-usual Thanksgiving getaway. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it expects heavy traffic on state highways and at Logan International Airport in Boston in the coming days. Peak volume is expected...

  • MSU art museum exhibition explores student debt

    Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Eli and Edythe Broad (BROHD) Art Museum at Michigan State University is teaming up with an Istanbul-based art organization on an exhibit that explores student debt in higher education. The exhibition entitled "Day After Debt: A Call for Student Loan...

  • Texans prep to travel Thanksgiving holiday weekend

    Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — A travel group predicts about 3.6 million Texans will head out this week to celebrate the long Thanksgiving period. AAA Texas expects holiday travel Wednesday through next Sunday will be the highest volume since 2007 and about 5 percent more than last...

  • Colorado Springs group promotes 'breaking bread, building bridges'

    By Steve Rabey Religion Correspondent -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    fter divisive midterm elections that subjected Coloradans to $100 million of political ads, groups of Colorado Springs residents are meeting to cultivate an endangered community asset: civil conversations across ideological lines. Last month, dozens of participants kicked off three...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting Nov. 23, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    Music/Drama Sunday "Romance by Moonlight" - Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, 2:30-5 p.m., Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave., $5-$20; 633-3649, chamber orchestraofthesprings.org/tickets. Nov. 30 "Messiah" - Sing-along with Chamber Singers from the Colorado...

  • Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Nov. 23, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    November Wine Tasting Party - 3-5:30 p.m. Nov. 30, to benefit the African American Historical and Genealogical Society of Colorado Springs, Fine Wine and Spirits, 103 S. Wahsatch Ave. Reservations: 385-7920, ext. 202. December Online Holiday Auction - Hosted by Pikes Peak Council,...

  • AROUND TOWN: Venus Williams scores with kids and Peak Vista fundraisers

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    The 900 people who went to breakfast at The Broadmoor on Nov. 4 were all a bit starstruck. After all, their Breakfast of Champions guest, the keynote speaker, was tennis great Venus Williams. They quickly learned that she is a fun-loving, everyday person who was a delight as she...

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