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  • State-grant fraud case in hands of federal jury

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A federal jury will begin deliberating Wednesday in the trial of a Chicago businessman and his wife, who are accused of using millions of dollars in state public health grant money for luxury cars, vacation-home upkeep and a mortgage for their son. Leon...

  • Chattanooga seeks to upset another national power

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    Chattanooga's Jim Foster has used connections he's developed during his Hall of Fame coaching career to produce the kind of home schedule rarely seen from a mid-major women's basketball program. His players are making the most of the situation. Three weeks after a 67-63 upset of a...

  • Pact reached before trial over flawed Vegas hotel

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A last-minute settlement avoided trial that was set to start Tuesday involving casino giant MGM Resorts International and six of seven contractors in a massive civil breach-of-contract lawsuit over a never-opened Las Vegas Strip tower called the Harmon. Several jurors...

  • Frontier extends $19 airfare sale; Spirit Airlines offers Colorado holiday deal

    The Gazette
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    More than one airline is in the spirit of offering good flight deals this week. On Tuesday, Spirit Airlines announced its Festival of Flights Hanukkah sale, offering one-way flights as low as $23.10 between Denver and Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix, San Diego and other cities....

  • AAA says 8.1M Texans likely to travel for holidays

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — More Texans are expected to hit the road during the end-of-the-year holidays as gasoline prices remain lower than a year ago. AAA on Tuesday predicted 8.1 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more from home from Dec. 23 through Jan. 4. That's up about 4 percent...

  • Facade lit up on Detroit's Whitney Building

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The facade has been lit up on downtown Detroit's historic David Whitney Building as redevelopment project wraps up. An event was held Monday night to turn on the lights. The Aloft Detroit hotel at the building is scheduled to open Thursday along with a restaurant and...

  • Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — To New Yorkers like me, going to Coney means hopping on a Coney Island-bound subway train to an amusement park at the beach. But on a trip to Detroit, I learned that "coney" means something entirely different. In Michigan and a few other places, coney is a generic term...

  • WWII Museum tour 70 years after Battle of Bulge

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A tour connected to the National World War II Museum is taking three dozen people to the battlefields and towns in Belgium where the Battle of the Bulge was fought 70 years ago. The Battle of the Bulge is famous for an incident in which the Germans demanded that...

  • Tourism group asks Jackson Co. for room tax

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau has asked Jackson County supervisors for a 2 percent nightly occupancy tax on hotel rooms to support tourism. Harrison and Hancock counties have heads-on-beds taxes in place that raise money to support...

  • Southwest bag workers to protest at 16 airports

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    DENVER — Baggage handlers for Southwest Airlines are protesting the company's slide in on-time performance. Workers plan to do informational picketing and hand out leaflets to passengers Tuesday at 16 airports across the country on Tuesday, including Denver, Dallas, Seattle and Los...

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