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  • Lounge for military travelers hosts holiday salute

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A lounge for military travelers at Detroit Metropolitan Airport his hosting an effort to honor military members and veterans during the holidays. The "Holiday Military Salute" starts Monday and runs through Jan. 15 at the Freedom Center, which is located next to...

  • History group to operate aviation hall center

    Published: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Daily operations at the National Aviation Hall of Fame's learning center will be run by a nonprofit historical organization beginning next year in southwestern Ohio. The Hall of Fame at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton says its partnership with...

  • Sales of macadamias soar in Korea after nut rage

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Nut rage imploded the career of a Korean Air Lines executive and embarrassed her family and country. Now South Korean retailers are experiencing the unexpected upside: a boom in sales of macadamias. The flavorful macadamia nut was unfamiliar to many South...

  • Rare northern white rhino dies in US zoo

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A northern white rhinoceros that zoo officials said was only one of six left in the world died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Angalifu, who was about 44 years old, apparently died of old age. "Angalifu's death is a tremendous loss to all of us," safari park...

  • Modern Native American artwork at State Museum

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The State Museum has a new exhibition on Native American artwork featuring 21 works from 18 artists around the state. The exhibit opened over the weekend in the Crossroads Gallery and will run through Sept. 20. It features contemporary Native American artwork from...

  • ND National Park photo contest winner selected

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — The National Park Service has announced the winner of the third annual Theodore Roosevelt National Park photo contest. This year's winner is Dave Bruner of Grand Forks. His scenic photo "Sunset at Wind Canyon" will be featured on the park's 2015 Annual Park Pass....

  • Mayors stop casino gambling at Tiyan grounds

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Village mayors have ceased fiesta-related gambling at the Tiyan Carnival Grounds after concerns were raised last month about its legality, said governor's office spokesman Julius Santos. Santos said no mayors have asked to use the site for fiesta-related gambling...

  • Cuenca, Ecuador: A retire-abroad hotspot

    By Richard W. Soudriette 
and Cynthia Gilley Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    For many, the American Dream includes retiring to a warmer climate. But after a steep drop in the stock market in 2008, many older Americans were forced to rethink and postpone retirement plans. Some retirees decided that the only affordable way to enjoy a high quality of life was to...

  • Colorado travel calendar starting Dec. 14, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Colorado Calendar Be sure to 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 Saturday - Golden, Olde Golden Christmas Celebration, dog cart rides, carolers,...

  • China to punish tourists in Thai air rage assault

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities vowed to severely punish Chinese travelers who threw hot water and noodles on a Thai flight attendant and threatened to blow up the plane after they became enraged over sitting arrangements. China National Tourism Administration said Saturday the...

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