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  • Wynn, Mohegan Sun respond to casino regulators

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against specific changes to its proposal that state regulators have requested. The...

  • Petition challenges Yellowstone bison slaughters

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition to stop the capture and mass slaughter of wild bison leaving Yellowstone National Park during their winter migration. Friends of Animals and the Buffalo Field Campaign filed Monday's petition with agencies including...

  • Oklahoma City bombing memorial adds new exhibits

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A key piece of evidence, hundreds of oral testimonies and new artifacts were unveiled Monday at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum dedicated to the deadly 1995 bombing. The additions are part of a nearly $8 million project that aims to attract a new...

  • Air France strike amid Europe's low-cost shakeup

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe's flagship airlines face in keeping up with low-cost competitors. Air France-KLM, which is the national carrier for France and the...

  • Montana man dies in Glacier National Park

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — A 22-year-old Montana man has died, possibly after attempting an illegal BASE jump in Glacier National Park. The National Park Service was notified at Saturday night that Beau Weiher, of Missoula, was overdue from a solo day hike in the Many Glacier Area....

  • Blount to become Miss. archives director in Feb.

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Longtime employee Katie Blount will become director of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History beginning in February. In that role, she will oversee completion of the Mississippi history and civil rights museums that have been under construction since...

  • Bud Light posts first Whatever USA ad on YouTube

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    After all of the controversy, the worries and then the fun, the first ad created from Bud Light’s Whatever USA in Crested Butte was posted on YouTube Friday. The ad then ran Sunday night during the Broncos game against the Kansas City Chiefs, one week from when the event was held....

  • Yellowstone seeks volunteers for maintenance

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park is looking for volunteers to help with two projects in Lamar Valley on Sept. 27, which is National Public Lands Day. The two projects are trailhead restoration work at the Lamar River Trailhead and fence construction at...

  • Hurricane Odile in Baja slams Baja California

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to emerge from shelters and assess the damage. The extent of Odile's impact was still not clear...

  • Amusement park near Albany closes after 62 years

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) — A landmark amusement park near Albany has shut down after 62 years. Hoffman's Playland in suburban Latham opened its gates for the last time Sunday. The couple that owns Hoffman's is retiring and plans a mix of retail and residential development on the 8-acre plot....

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