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  • Committee to read Rounds, Daugaard answers on EB-5

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakotans will find out next week what the former and current governors said they know as part of an investigation of a federal program that grants visas to people who invest in rural, job-creating South Dakota projects. The Government Operations and...

  • Planned luxury rail resort service ends in auction

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The dream of establishing a luxury train service between The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia and the nation's capital has ended in an auction of nine rail cars and other assets. The Greenbrier Express cars were sold Thursday in Pottstown for amounts ranging...

  • Crack prompts western Colorado bridge to close

    Associated Press
    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    GRAND JUNCTION — A crack in a western Colorado bridge prompted state highway officials to temporarily close it down, which in turn forced a charter school to cancel classes. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports (http://tinyurl.com/l8vpz4f ) the bridge is on Colorado 90 near...

  • Denali rangers investigate illegal moose killing

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — National Park Service officials say charges are pending in connection with two hunters who illegally shot a moose at Denali National Park and Preserve. Rangers investigated the shooting after it was reported Sunday evening as taking place in an area where...

  • 8 to be inducted Saturday into WVU Sports Hall

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Eight people will be inducted into West Virginia University's Sports Hall of Fame this weekend. Induction ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday afternoon at the Caperton Indoor Practice Facility before the football game against Oklahoma. The public is invited...

  • Militants threaten ancient sites in Iraq, Syria

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    BAGHDAD (AP) — For more than 5,000 years, numerous civilizations have left their mark on upper Mesopotamia — from Assyrians and Akkadians to Babylonians and Romans. Their ancient, buried cities, palaces and temples packed with monumental art are scattered across what is now northern...

  • Detroit art museum shows off top works on paper

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is hosting an exhibition of works on paper from some of the top artists of the late 19th century. Called "Ordinary People by Extraordinary Artists: Works on Paper by Degas, Renoir and Friends" opens on Friday and runs through March 29 of...

  • Jekyll Island hosting shrimp and grits festival

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Lovers of shrimp and grits are heading to the Georgia coast this weekend for a three-day celebration of the Southern seafood dish. The annual event known as Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival kicks off Friday on Jekyll Island and runs through...

  • Public can tour 3 northern Michigan salmon weirs

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — School groups and the general public can tour northern Michigan fishing weirs this fall to learn about hatching operations. The state Department of Natural Resources says the tours are free of charge at the Boardman River Weir in downtown Traverse City, the...

  • Duluth art museum gets $1 million for renovations

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth has received a $1 million donation that will be used to kick off a $4.2 million renovation project. Chancellor Lendley Black announced the gift Thursday at the museum on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. He says the money...

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