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  • Market improving for beetle-killed trees

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Rising timber prices are improving the market for trees killed by spruce beetles in the Rio Grande National Forest. The Pueblo Chieftain reported Thursday (http://tinyurl.com/oago4by ) two high-capacity sawmills have opened in Colorado and Wyoming after the U.S....

  • TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from lineup

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of "The Cosby Show," moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her. NBC spokeswoman Rebecca...

  • AirAsia to launch Southeast Asian air pass

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Budget carrier AirAsia said Thursday it will launch a regional air pass next year to increase revenue and boost tourism in Southeast Asia, taking competition in low-cost air travel to a more intense level. Chief Executive Tony Fernandes said the AirAsia...

  • Do's and don'ts for Thai tourists in Japan

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Embassy in Japan has some tips for Thai visitors: Don't put your chopsticks in the serving bowl. If driving, stop for pedestrians at crosswalks. And just because you have kids doesn't mean you can cut the queue. The advice is part of a new online manners...

  • Record number of tourists keep flocking to Florida

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida keeps getting a record number of visitors. Gov. Rick Scott will announce Thursday that nearly 24 million tourists visited the state during the third quarter of 2014. That's a 3.5 percent jump over the same time period a year ago. Visit Florida, the...

  • Safety urged during holiday season in Virginia

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Several groups, businesses and state leaders are kicking off efforts to prevent drunken driving this holiday season. Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Nationwide Insurance and AAA Mid-Atlantic will be joined Thursday by Attorney General Mark Herring and Virginia...

  • AAA to release Thanksgiving travel forecast

    Published: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans hitting the road for Thanksgiving will enjoy the lowest gas prices in years. AAA is about to project how that will affect travel plans for the holiday. The auto club will release its annual Thanksgiving travel forecast at a news conference Thursday at...

  • Man charged in wife's death studied her finances

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Before Harold Henthorn married his wife, Toni, he studied the financial statuses of three women and asked his friends whom he should wed. The suburban Denver man settled on Toni, a successful ophthalmologist from Mississippi who also earned money from her family's...

  • WVU cancels bus trip to student's funeral

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Weather problems have prompted West Virginia University to cancel plans to send a chartered bus to the funeral of a student in Buffalo, New York. A lake-effect storm dumped 6 feet of snow in the Buffalo area by Wednesday. WVU had planned to send a bus carrying...

  • Washington gun law leads museum to remove rifles

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — A small museum in Washington state is removing World War II-era weapons from an exhibit to avoid having to comply with a new voter-approved law requiring background checks on gun transfers. The Lynden Pioneer Museum, near the Canadian border in the state's northwest...

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