• Brett Favre playing football again _ for charity

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brett Favre will be playing football again in Wisconsin, just not at Lambeau Field. The former Green Bay Packers quarterback will be participating in a charity flag football game the University of Wisconsin's Camp Randall Stadium on July 19. The event pitting...

  • Slow and steady biking Idaho's remote Weiser River Trail

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    NEW MEADOWS, Idaho (AP) — No matter how speedily things are moving in the outside world, the pace is slow and steady on central Idaho's Weiser River Trail, a converted rail bed that runs 85 miles (137 kilometers) between two small towns in one of this state's most beautiful areas. The...

  • Va. holiday travel volume expected to be highest in a decade

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Travel organization AAA expects the number of Virginians traveling during the Memorial Day weekend to be the highest in a decade. The organization projects about 1 million Virginia residents will travel at least 50 miles from home during the holiday period. That...

  • Gas prices in Texas, nationally up before holiday weekend

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas have gone up heading into the Memorial Day holiday weekend. AAA Texas on Wednesday reported the average price at the pump statewide rose 4 cents this week to reach $2.51 per gallon. The travel group's weekly survey, released a day...

  • Tennis hall in Newport reopens after $3M museum renovation

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The International Tennis Hall of Fame museum is unveiling its new look after a three-year, $3 million renovation. The 60-year-old museum in Newport, Rhode Island, reopens Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Rhode Island Senate President Teresa Paiva-Weed,...

  • Atlanta barbecue restaurant to open airport location

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta barbecue restaurant is opening a location inside the city's airport. Airport officials say The Mustard Seed will celebrate its grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Thursday afternoon. Officials say the...

  • German prosecutors: No evidence of plan to attack parade

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they've found no evidence that there was a plot to attack a popular Carnival parade in Braunschweig, which was canceled in February because police said there was a "concrete threat." Hannover prosecutor Joerg Froehlich said Wednesday that after...

  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ PARENTS SHOULD HAVE DISCRETION ON ALLOWING THEIR TEEN CHILDREN TO DRINK IN THE HOME For teenagers, there are dangerous driving days ahead. According to AAA, the most deadly dates on the road for teens during warm-weather months are May 20,...

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for May 20

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. SEAWORLD PLEDGES $1.5 MILLION FOR KILLER WHALE CONSERVATION SeaWorld is committing $1.5 million over three years for a new partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation through the...

  • SeaWorld pledges $1.5 million for killer whale conservation

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld is committing $1.5 million over three years for a new partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation through the Killer Whale Research and Conservation Program. The park says it is part of a $10 million pledge to fund research and conservation...

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