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  • NC airport lights off early, disrupting flights

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Officials say runway lights at a North Carolina airport were turned off early, disrupting two incoming flights and canceling two departures. Wilmington International Airport operations director Gary Broughton told local reporters that a repaving job is...

  • NYC museum gets $5M to train science teachers

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The American Museum of Natural History says it's getting a $5.3 million grant to further its training of science teachers. The money goes to the museum's Masters of Arts in Teaching program. It's part of an initiative to help address a teacher shortage, especially in...

  • Colorado Springs Airport expects delays after Chicago air traffic control fire

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Airport is expecting delays and cancellations due to a fire at a Chicago air traffic control facility Friday morning. Airport officials recommended in a release that passengers check www.flycos.com for changes or updates to scheduled flight activity. Passengers...

  • Regional bus system routing available online

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Department of Transportation says New Mexicans can use an online mapping service to get information about routes and schedules for the agency's Park and Ride regional bus system. The department said Thursday that bus information is now available through...

  • Grant Wood sketchbook returns to Iowa museum

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A rare Grant Wood sketchbook from 1929 is back in Davenport after it went missing from a museum about 50 years ago, the museum said. The 100-page sketchbook signed by Wood, the painter of "American Gothic," is again in the Figge Art Museum's possession,...

  • National parks in Colorado waive entrance fees

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Entrance fees are being waived at Colorado's national parks Saturday to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Free entry will be offered at Rocky Mountain National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Mesa Verde National Park and...

  • Texas carnival worker killed by equipment

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    WINNIE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a carnival worker has died after a piece of equipment hit her while she set up for a barbecue cook-off in Chambers County. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1pfyEjo ) the 30-year-old woman was killed Wednesday at a job site in Winnie...

  • Free entry at Yellowstone, Glacier on Saturday

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Entrance fees will be waived at Yellowstone National Park and at Montana's Glacier National Park on Saturday to celebrate National Public Lands Day. The National Park Service also is waiving commercial tour entrance fees and transportation...

  • WestJet flight to Canada makes emergency landing

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A WestJet flight from Las Vegas to Canada made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport just 13 minutes after takeoff. Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews says the flight crew for Thursday's flight 1709 to Victoria, British Columbia, worried the plane...

  • English motorcyclist dies in wrong-way Utah crash

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    WOODLAND, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say a motorcyclist who died after driving on the wrong side of the road was a 61-year-old man from Cheshire, England. Utah Highway Patrol said David Morgan died in a crash that happened a little after noon Wednesday east of Woodland in Summit...

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