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  • 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...

  • Photographers who covered JFK donate collections

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — Two photographers who covered the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, have donated collections to The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. The Dallas museum chronicling the life and death of the president announced the donations...

  • City OKs plan for gas-pump climate change labels

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Some of the country's first gas-pump warning labels about climate change are coming to Berkeley, a city with a long history of green and clean policies. The Berkeley City Council voted late Tuesday to draft a proposal by next spring that will put stickers on...

  • Glacier Park proposes increased entrance fees

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park is proposing its first fee increases in nearly a decade with the goal of having more money for projects that enhance a visit to the park. The park proposes raising its seven-day vehicle entrance fee from $25 to $30 in the summer and...

  • About 140 turtles stunned in South Texas cold snap

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Experts are caring for about 140 turtles stunned in a cold snap that left the reptiles stranded on South Texas beaches. The National Park Service at Padre Island National Seashore on Wednesday reported most of the rescued animals are Atlantic green sea...

  • Cornell professor unlocks mysteries of paintings

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Richard Johnson can see right through the masterpieces of Rembrandt and Van Gogh. The Cornell University electrical and computer engineering professor is a digital art detective, able to unlock the mysteries of a work's age and authenticity by analyzing its...

  • 3 die when van ignores gate, hit by Amtrak train

    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — State police say three people in a minivan were killed when the driver went around vehicles stopped at a railroad crossing in western Michigan and into the path of an Amtrak train. First Lt. Dale Hinz says the crash happened Tuesday afternoon in...

  • TSA: Ice skates OK on plane; fake saw stays home

    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday displayed thousands of items confiscated from carry-on bags over three months at Kennedy Airport. As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are...

  • Caution urged for Nebraska's holiday travel season

    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are urging motorists to use extra caution during the holiday travel season in a year when traffic fatalities are up. Officials say Nebraska has seen 201 traffic deaths this year as of Tuesday. More than one-fourth of those involved alcohol....

  • Small plane missing on New Mexico-Colorado flight

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Authorities are looking for a single-engine plane missing since it departed Moriarty, New Mexico, to Pagosa Springs, Colorado, on Friday. FAA records indicate the plane is registered to a man with an address in Rio Rancho, an Albuquerque suburb, but it's not known...

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