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  • Riders briefly stuck during amusement park outage

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A power outage at a New Jersey amusement park left some patrons briefly stuck on rides, but no injuries were reported. Officials say a faulty transformer caused Sunday's outage at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township. Park spokeswoman Kaitlyn...

  • Upstate NY casino applicants maneuver for support

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Developers competing for upstate New York casino licenses are promoting everything from their ability to pull gamblers from neighboring states to novel amenities such as local wines and zip lines as siting decisions near. A state board is mulling 16 applications...

  • Endangered condors set to be released into wild

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    VERMILION CLIFFS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. (AP) — Endangered California condors are set to be released into the wild in far northern Arizona later this month. The public release on Sept. 27 coincides with National Public Lands Day. It will be the 18th release of the birds in Arizona...

  • 'THE ROOSEVELTS:' The man with the words

    T.D. Mobley-Martinez, The Gazette
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    As problems go, winnowing down a lifetime of knowledge into a mere 14 hours ranks a tough one. "I could have done a hundred hours," says Geoffrey C. Ward, laughing. The seven-time Emmy winner has written nearly every documentary renowned filmmaker Ken Burns has produced, including...

  • Holocaust experts work to preserve WWII-era items

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — With survivors dying in growing numbers and their live testimonies soon to be a thing of the past, Holocaust commemoration efforts are increasingly focused around preserving the belongings that contain their stories. This week Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial...

  • Air Force museum in Ohio hosting WWI air show

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Snoopy would probably love this. Others who also imagine what it was like to be a World War I flying ace can get a glimpse of a 100-year-old past at the WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous set for Sept. 27-28 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton. The...

  • Amtrak brings 'Great Dome' to upstate NY for tours

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Amtrak is bringing its vintage "Great Dome" car to upstate New York for a six-week run during the fall foliage season. The car will give riders sweeping vistas of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks from Sept. 25 through Nov. 4. The car features an upper level with...

  • New book by pastor of The Springs Church reveals father's struggles, successes

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    This is the story of a man who believed people could heal if they opened their hearts to God. Pastor David Wilkerson didn't care how broken down they were from drug and alcohol or whether they took part in bloody gang warfare - he was called to minister to them. But even as he...

  • Yale museum marks passing of passenger pigeon

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Joni Mitchell once sang, "You don't know what you've got till it's gone." And, in the case of the passenger pigeon, we really don't know what we "got" because the last passenger pigeon flew the coop long before anyone alive today was born. The loss of the...

  • Miro exhibit opens at Duke University art museum

    Published: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — An exhibition of more than 50 works by artist Joan Miro (hwahn meer OH') is opening at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. The museum is the only East Coast site for the exhibit of works by the Barcelona-born artist. The exhibit titled "Miro: The...

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