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  • Feds delay closure of Point Reyes oyster farm

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    INVERNESS, Calif. (AP) — The National Park Service is delaying the closure of a popular oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Drakes Bay Oyster Co. in Marin County was scheduled to shut down at the end of July after former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in 2012 refused to...

  • World War II-era museum recognized

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution from Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen commemorating the 20th anniversary of a New Hampshire museum recognized for its World War II -era memorabilia. The Wright Museum of World War II History is in Wolfeboro. The...

  • Federal grant to help map SC coastal battlegrounds

    Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dozens of fortifications from the Revolutionary War and Civil War remain in the Charleston area, and now there will be a complete list of those sites. The South Carolina Battlefield Preservation Trust this month received a $75,000 American Battlefield...

  • Nebraska organic farm tours set Aug. 16

    Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    ABIE, Neb. (AP) — Cover crops as part of a diverse cropping system will be part of the discussions during organic farm tours next month. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension says the first tour will begin at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Larry Stanislav farm two miles north of Abie...

  • Judge dismisses lawsuit over Amelia Earhart search

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed a Wyoming man's claims that an aircraft recovery group secretly found wreckage of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart's missing airplane in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue raising funds for the search....

  • National outdoor art show to hit billboards

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Famous artwork is about to hit America's streets and public places. "Art Everywhere US" is billed as the world's largest outdoor art show. Images of American artworks will appear on billboards, bus stops, digital display boards and subway platforms. The kickoff is...

  • New photos show wandering wolf OR-7 has 3 pups

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — New photos show that Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, has at least three pups that he and a mate are raising in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist John Stephenson said Friday that the photos taken July 12 by an...

  • Passenger cited after bringing loaded gun in carry-on luggage to Colorado Springs Airport

    By MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    A passenger trying to board a plane Thursday evening at Colorado Springs Airport was found with a loaded gun in his carry-on luggage, according to the Transportation Security Administration. A TSA employee discovered the loaded firearm at 7:15 p.m. at the checkpoint of the airport....

  • Weekend will see traffic holdups in Colorado Springs, statewide - partially due to cone zones

    By Stephen Hobbs, stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Drivers should expect delays this weekend and next week due to construction zones throughout the region. As part of construction on Austin Bluffs Parkway, the right eastbound lane from Mallow Road to the west entrance of UCCS will be closed for paving from 7 a.m. Friday until 5 p.m....

  • Holiday World plans new winged roller coaster

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (AP) — The Holiday World amusement park in southern Indiana is building a new $22 million roller coaster that it says will launch riders to 60 miles an hour in 3.5 seconds, with a 14-story loop and four inversions. Construction of the Thunderbird coaster, which has...

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