• Woman strip-searched at Detroit airport settles lawsuit

    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — A woman of Arab and Jewish descent who was strip-searched at a Detroit-area airport has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed on her behalf, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. The federal government will give Shoshana Hebshi $40,000 as compensation for...

  • Non-stop Norwegian flights added to Las Vegas airport

    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Norwegian Air Shuttle says it will begin weekly direct flights from Las Vegas to Stockholm and Copenhagen this fall. The low-cost European airline announced Tuesday that flights between Stockholm and Las Vegas will be available once a week starting Oct. 31. A...

  • South Dakota artifact on display at world-renowned museum

    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — People visiting one of New York City's world-renowned museums can now catch a glimpse of an artifact that belongs to South Dakota's Cultural Heritage Center. South Dakota's Sioux Horse Effigy is being showcased at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of an...

  • King, Collins want National Park passes to be sold online

    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins are urging federal officials to make it possible for National Park passes to be purchased online or through a phone app. In a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service on Tuesday, King and...

  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Journal & Courier, Lafayette. April 18, 2015. New promises for the Hoosier State You might have to read between the lines to gauge the new expectations for the Hoosier State, the passenger rail line that stops four days a week in Lafayette on runs back and forth between Indianapolis...

  • Colorado Ski Train revival in the works after sell-out weekends

    By Jason Blevins, The Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Winter Park and Amtrak officials met in Denver Monday to discuss the return of the venerable Ski Train for three months next winter. The Denver-owned resort revived the historic rail link for a weekend in March to celebrate its 75th anniversary, selling out two trains and stirring...

  • Park Loop Road at Acadia National Park opens to vehicles

    Published: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — The cold weather may still be holding on, but there are signs that summer in Maine is right around the corner. The National Park Service says that all vehicles are now welcome back on Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park. The road usually opens April 15,...

  • Lincoln attendance record broken, new webpage revealed

    Published: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum set a one-day attendance record with free admission on its 10th anniversary. Visitors from as far away as South Korea and Lebanon joined the celebration Sunday as 5,251 came through the doors, far outpacing...

  • Woman who designed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign dies

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The woman who came up with a neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to "fabulous Las Vegas" since 1959 has died. Betty Willis, credited with designing the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign, died in her Overton, Nevada, home on Sunday, according to an...

  • Proposal would let tribes gather plants in national parks

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Members of the Hualapai Tribe in northwestern Arizona occupied the Grand Canyon long before it became a national park. They collected fruit from cacti and pine nuts for food, cedar and mesquite to weave baskets, and materials to fashion cradleboards for their...

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