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  • University of Tulsa gets EPA grant

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $15,000 to University of Tulsa to develop a low-cost wireless device for monitoring water usage of hotel guest room showers. The device will be designed to fit most new and existing hotel shower fixtures and will...

  • Coho salmon season to open on Clearwater River

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have approved a coho salmon fishing season on the Clearwater River following efforts by the Nez Perce Tribe to bring salmon back after they disappeared about 30 years ago. The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday approved the sport fishing...

  • Frontier CEO letter to employees details paid leave for crew of plane now in Denver for Ebola decontamination

    News services
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Dear Team, We know today has been challenging for Frontier Airlines team members so we felt it important to provide you with an update of the facts and our proactive response to the developments throughout the day. We take today's events seriously as your safety and that of our...

  • Staten Island wheel complex getting 4-D ride, cam

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — A thrill ride themed on the New York City subway is planned for the Staten Island waterfront near where a giant Ferris wheel will be built. New York Wheel CEO Rich Marin revealed the plans for the 4-D ride Wednesday at the site for the 625-foot (190-meter) wheel, which...

  • Map: 10 spots with gas less than $3 today

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Gas prices keep on falling in Colorado Springs with the average price in the region now $3.10 -- down from $3.23 a week ago. There are some places though that are selling below average. The Gazette's Gas Watch  now has 10 places where gas is less than $3 today.

  • 10 years for man who broke into vacation rental

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after violating terms of his probation for a 2012 burglary of a Kauai vacation rental. Noel Kinney pleaded no contest to breaking into the Hanalei vacation rental, saying he needed money to buy food. He...

  • Southwest fares drop below $100 round trip for short time

    By Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Southwest rolled out a fare sale Tuesday in which the price of its flights appear to be based on distancem, according to a USA TODAY report. The sale covers flights in early December and from Jan. 6 through mid-February. Southwest in the past has rolled out fare sales in which fares...

  • Ala. tourism department wins regional award

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's tourism department has won a regional award for its two-year campaign highlighting the state's food. State tourism officials said in a statement that the department was honored Wednesday night with a Shining Example award from the Southeast Tourism...

  • Parade organizers to show off new Motown float

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Organizers of Detroit's Thanksgiving Day parade have unveiled a float that pays homage to the city's golden era of music. The Parade Company hosted its annual Parade Preview Party on Wednesday. Guests at the private event got a sneak peek of the Motown Museum float,...

  • Campaign will celebrate birthday of national parks

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The centennial celebration for the National Park Service will include, among other events, a promotional campaign, a TV series and an I-Max movie, tourism leaders from across the Southeast learned Wednesday. About 200 industry representatives attending a...

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