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  • Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists. Thousands have clambered aboard student buses at Chiang Mai University, made a mess in...

  • Hawaii, Bali form sister state relationship

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii and the Indonesian province of Bali on Monday took a step toward forging closer ties by becoming sister states. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed documents establishing the relationship in his chambers at the state Capitol on Monday, saying both places are...

  • FAA: Hawaiian didn't inspect plane properly

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says Hawaiian Airlines went eight years without properly inspecting certain components of one of its planes used for commercial flights. The FAA said Monday it is suggesting a fine of nearly $548,000 for the Honolulu-based airline....

  • Jones Co. supervisors support Pat Harrison move

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — The Pat Harrison Waterway District's proposal to move its headquarters from Forrest County to the Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport has the support of the Jones County Board of Supervisors. The Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1m1saVK ) supervisors voted this...

  • Oakland officials launch campaign to rebrand city

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland tourism officials are spending $195,000 to try to shed the city's reputation for crime and blight to attract more visitors. The money will pay for ads that are intended to rebrand the city as a culturally diverse destination with a burgeoning arts,...

  • Wind project donates $50,000 to children's museum

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    ENID, Okla. (AP) — The Chisholm View Wind Project in Garfield and Grant counties has donated $50,000 to the Leonardo's Children's Museum in Enid. The museum has started a campaign to raise $6 million for renovations and $2 million for an endowment fund to support its long-term...

  • Commuters survive first morning of Pulaski closure

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It wasn't "car-mageddon." In fact, the first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn't much different from a normal Monday. School vacations and a holiday week combined to keep traffic light and give commuters a break from what figures to...

  • Ice affecting Mackinac Island ferry service

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — A ferry company that serves Mackinac Island says the start of service this year will be affected by ice. The Petoskey News-Review and MLive.com report that Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry is waiting to see how ice-breaking work goes before posting a...

  • Matisse's colorful cutouts go on show in London

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — A huge new Henri Matisse show in London is many things — bold, colorful, exuberant. It's also a great advertisement for the creativity of old age. The 130 works displayed at Tate Modern were created largely in the last decade of the French artist's long life, when...

  • Horse Play exhibit opening at Derby Museum

    Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum offers a playful look at the world's most famous horse race. The exhibit, called Horse Play, features nearly 60 historic equine toys, digital interactives and music created exclusively for the museum. Horse Play uses...

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