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  • Baby dolphin born at SeaWorld San Diego

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego has given birth to a 40-pound bundle of joy. The water park says a 13-year-old bottlenose dolphin named Sadie gave birth Saturday afternoon to her second calf. Experts haven't determined the sex of the calf but the park says mother and...

  • Proposal to name museum after Betty Babcock

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Supreme Court clerk Ed Smith says he wants to name a proposed state historical society museum for former First Lady Betty Babcock. The Montana Heritage Center has been authorized by the Legislature but has not been fully funded. Smith serves on the...

  • I-10 bridge at Pearl River: Weekend lane closures

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    PEARL RIVER, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say weekend traffic on Interstate 10 will be slow at the Louisiana-Mississippi state line. That's because crews are repairing expansion joints on the I-10 State Line Bridge at Pearl River, closing some lanes. Master Trooper Greg Marchand...

  • 3 WV marching band directors to be inducted

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is preparing to induct the first three members into the West Virginia Marching Band Directors Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place on Oct. 25. The induction will occur during the awards ceremony at the...

  • Safety concerns continue as workers complete I-25 expansion project

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Safety problems continue to be an issue on the Interstate 25 expansion project between Monument and Colorado Springs. A crash Wednesday night on southbound I-25 occurred after a driver swerved to avoid lane closures and construction equipment, said Bob Wilson, spokesman for the...

  • Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A ban on travel from West Africa might seem like a simple and smart response to the frightening Ebola outbreak there. It's become a central demand of Republicans on Capitol Hill and some Democrats, and is popular with the public. But health experts are nearly...

  • WHO faulted for Ebola failures as Obama taps czar

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to take control of America's frenzied response to the epidemic. The stepped-up...

  • Tahoe level at 5-year low; no Truckee River flows

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lingering drought has helped push Lake Tahoe's water level below its natural rim for the first time in five years, cutting off flows into the Truckee River, which has been reduced to a shallow stream as it meanders down the Sierra through Reno. The Truckee Meadows...

  • Detroit museum defends 6-figure salaries

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is defending the six-figure salaries of its two top executives, saying Friday that it didn't anticipate a backlash when raises were granted a few years ago, before the city filed for bankruptcy. Some suburban officials have criticized the...

  • Hagan calls for travel restrictions to stem Ebola

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is joining the call on the Obama administration to establish a temporary travel ban on travel from nations affected by Ebola. In a statement released Friday, Hagan said a travel restriction should be part of a broad strategy to...

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