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  • Business Highlights

    Yesterday

    ___ Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar DALLAS (AP) — Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop — but don't expect fares to fall too. Heading into the busy holiday-travel period, the airlines expect even cheaper fuel, thanks to the nosedive in crude...

  • County board wants want art museum raises returned

    Yesterday

    DETROIT (AP) — Some Oakland County commissioners say they want the Detroit Institute of Arts to pay back bonuses and raises given to two top museum executives. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/1wrXPUE ) that commissioners discussed the compensation issue Thursday. Voters in...

  • Allegiant flight returns safely to Vegas airport

    Yesterday

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Allegiant Airlines flight returned shortly after takeoff to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after a report of possible engine trouble. Allegiant spokesman Micah Lillard says flight 580 took off for Bellingham, Washington, about 9 a.m. PDT Thursday and...

  • Brown restricts travel to Ebola-affected areas

    Yesterday

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University says it won't send undergraduate students to the three countries hit hardest by Ebola for study abroad programs. Faculty, staff, graduate students and medical students who want to go to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone using university funding...

  • 911 calls show chaos after Delaware tour bus crash

    Yesterday

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Emergency calls made by passengers and passing motorists capture the chaos, fear and confusion in the aftermath of a tour bus crash in Delaware that left three people dead. Audio recordings of several 911 calls obtained by The Associated Press Thursday under the...

  • Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museum

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Institutionalized for more than three decades and largely deaf and mute, Judith Scott found her voice through art, forming intricate sculptures of yarn, fabric and other fibers tightly wrapped around an array of found objects. Born with Down syndrome, the late artist...

  • 5 free things to do and see in Baltimore

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore on a budget? Easy as Edgar Allan Poe. His gravesite is one of a number of memorable places that can be visited around this historic city without spending a dime. Here are some details on paying your respects to the famed poet who penned "The Raven," along with...

  • For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

    Yesterday

    PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for...

  • Buncombe County awards $5 million for tourism

    Yesterday

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tourism officials in Buncombe County are handing out nearly $5 million for projects in the area. Multiple media outlets reported that Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority officials on Wednesday selected the projects they hope will attract visitors. The...

  • North Korea steps up effort to prevent Ebola entry

    Yesterday

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus into the reclusive country, state media reported Thursday, while a travel agent that specializes in North Korean tours said it has been informed that Pyongyang may ban foreign...

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