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  • Lawsuit seeks to block sale of Oregon forest lands

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday to block the sale of a portion of the Elliott State Forest to a private timber company. The lawsuit filed in Lane County Circuit Court in Eugene contends a 1957 law prohibits the state from selling any portion of the...

  • Colorado Springs center lets more people access security-skipping steps at airports

    by WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    More people can start skipping some airport security steps, thanks to a new center in Colorado Springs where travelers can sign up for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's Pre-Check program. The program allows frequent fliers to bypass some parts of security screening by...

  • New shuttle service will link Broadmoor hotel, DIA

    by WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Gray Line Tours will operate a shuttle between The Broadmoor hotel and Denver International Airport for hotel guests starting next month to make it easier for international travelers and some conventioneers to get to the Colorado Springs resort. "The biggest growth in our industry...

  • Free bus rides offered from Dickson to Nashville

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Commuters who live in Dickson will have a chance for free bus rides to and from Nashville for two weeks beginning on April 28. The free rides are part of a pilot program to gauge how much interest there would be for a permanent bus route back and forth from...

  • Relics of NYC World's Fair: Eyesores or icons?

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — They were designed for the 1964 World's Fair as sleek, space-age visions of the future: three towers topped by flying-saucer-like platforms, and a pavilion of pillars with a suspended, shimmering roof that was billed as the "Tent of Tomorrow." That imagined tomorrow...

  • First SC rural tourism signs to be up this month

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The first new state highway signs directing travelers to South Carolina's rural attractions or working farms will be installed near Columbia, on Wadmalaw Island and in Colleton County by month's end. The signs are similar to the blue signs that direct visitors...

  • Exhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time. His monumental piece commissioned specifically for the fair — a mural depicting mug shots of the New York Police Department's 13 most-wanted...

  • Revisiting NYC's 1964 World's Fair, 50 years later

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — You can just barely see them through the window of the No. 7 subway as it rattles into the elevated station in Corona, Queens: a gigantic steel sphere, two rocket ships, and towers that appear to be capped by flying saucers. These unusual landmarks are among a number...

  • Senate passes Colorado traffic camera ban

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    DENVER — The Colorado Senate passed a statewide ban on red-light and speeding cameras despite objections from some lawmakers that the bill would decrease traffic safety. The Senate passed the bill Monday on a 21-14 and the House will now consider it. Supporters say the cameras...

  • Ohio theme parks building on record revenue

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — A new roller coaster at southwestern Ohio's Kings Island theme park is expected to contribute to another year of record revenue and attendance for its parent company. Sandusky-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. owns the park in Mason, near Cincinnati, as well as...

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