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  • Some roadway lanes to be closed during holiday

    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is advising that lanes on some interstates and highways will be closed during the coming Labor Day holiday weekend. The AHTD says lanes in both directions of Interstate 40 at West Memphis in Crittenden...

  • South Dakota tourism secretary wins national award

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — South Dakota Secretary of Tourism Jim Hagen has been named State Tourism Director of the Year. The U.S. Travel Association announced the award Monday. Roger Dow is the association's president and CEO. He says the tourism marketplace requires states to invest in...

  • Hotel odor: 13 sent to hospitals to be checked

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — A Kent Fire Department spokesman says a six-story hotel in SeaTac, Washington, was evacuated Monday afternoon after workers and guest complained of a chemical odor on one floor. Spokesman Kyle Ohashi says 13 people were taken to local hospitals to be checked as a...

  • Plane returns to MIA after mechanical problems

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — A plane heading to Barbados had to return to Miami International Airport after experience mechanical problems shortly after takeoff. The Miami-Dade Aviation Department reports that the American Airlines flight had been in the air for about an hour Monday morning when it...

  • Arizona warns of weekend traffic delays on I-15

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona transportation officials are warning motorists traveling on Interstate 15 in the northwest corner of Arizona over the Labor Day weekend to expect traffic delays and to allow extra travel time. The Arizona Department of Transportation says delays of up to two...

  • Fall in New England: Yankee Mag offers trip ideas

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Planning a visit to New England this fall? Yankee Magazine's September-October issue can help you plan your trip. The magazine, on sale the last week of August, offers ideas for scenic drives, fall festivals and other autumn pursuits, including how to grow a pumpkin 10 times your...

  • Ohio theme park's cancer campaign raises $186,000

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio amusement park has raised $186,000 for cancer research and support groups after events including a mass head-shaving and a soccer ball kick fundraiser. Kings Island on Sunday presented checks of $62,000 each to the Pink Ribbon Girls, The Dragonfly...

  • NY fishing touted in new TV tourism ads

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's finest fishing waters from Long Island to the Thousand Islands are featured in a TV tourism ad unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the weekend. Cuomo was in the Finger Lakes hosting the Bassmaster Governor's Challenge on Owasco Lake while the Bassmaster...

  • Upstate NY museum receives French print collection

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A Texas law school professor has donated an extensive collection of 19th century French prints and books to a museum in upstate New York. The donation of 94 items from Tobin Sparling was the second major donation this year to the Hyde Collection of Glens...

  • Natural history museum scientists to ID rocks

    Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    GRAY, Tenn. (AP) — Tennesseans with fossils, rocks, mineral and artifacts can have their finds identified at "Fossil and Artifact ID Night." The event is sponsored by the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitor Center at the Gray Fossil...

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