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  • Fargo group to tour Winnipeg, Grand Forks projects

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo leaders are heading from North Dakota's largest city to Winnipeg and Grand Forks to study riverfront development projects. The trip will include tours of a diversion project and riverfront area in Winnipeg known as the Forks. The group plans to look at the...

  • COLORADO EVENTS: OCT. 19

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    Colorado Calendar Call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated area code are 719. Through Oct. 31 - Near Avondale, Frederika Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays,...

  • Greek isles: Views, beaches, sunsets and crowds

    By KRISTI EATON The Associated Press -
    Published: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    SANTORINI, Greece - Whitewashed houses stacked like sugar cubes on the cliffs. Colorful sunsets and black-sand beaches. Donkeys, windmills and a local winemaking tradition that dates to ancient times. These are some of the things that stood out on a visit to the Cyclades, a Greek...

  • Controlled burn scheduled for Custer State Park

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — The skies of the southern Black Hills might be a bit smoky on Monday. Crews with Custer State Park, the U.S. Forest Service and Wind Cave National Park plan to do a controlled burn in and around the southwest corner of the park. Highway 87 from Blue Bell Gate in...

  • Baby dolphin born at SeaWorld San Diego

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego has given birth to a 40-pound bundle of joy. The water park says a 13-year-old bottlenose dolphin named Sadie gave birth Saturday afternoon to her second calf. Experts haven't determined the sex of the calf but the park says mother and...

  • Proposal to name museum after Betty Babcock

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Supreme Court clerk Ed Smith says he wants to name a proposed state historical society museum for former First Lady Betty Babcock. The Montana Heritage Center has been authorized by the Legislature but has not been fully funded. Smith serves on the...

  • I-10 bridge at Pearl River: Weekend lane closures

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    PEARL RIVER, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say weekend traffic on Interstate 10 will be slow at the Louisiana-Mississippi state line. That's because crews are repairing expansion joints on the I-10 State Line Bridge at Pearl River, closing some lanes. Master Trooper Greg Marchand...

  • 3 WV marching band directors to be inducted

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is preparing to induct the first three members into the West Virginia Marching Band Directors Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place on Oct. 25. The induction will occur during the awards ceremony at the...

  • Safety concerns continue as workers complete I-25 expansion project

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Safety problems continue to be an issue on the Interstate 25 expansion project between Monument and Colorado Springs. A crash Wednesday night on southbound I-25 occurred after a driver swerved to avoid lane closures and construction equipment, said Bob Wilson, spokesman for the...

  • Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A ban on travel from West Africa might seem like a simple and smart response to the frightening Ebola outbreak there. It's become a central demand of Republicans on Capitol Hill and some Democrats, and is popular with the public. But health experts are nearly...

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