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  • Elephant skull in Albuquerque museum exhibit

    Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A prehistoric elephant skull called one of the most intact ever found is now part of a New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science exhibit in Albuquerque. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://goo.gl/GQvUEk) that rare fossilized skull is part of the...

  • Roberts, Orman on tour in US Senate race in Kansas

    Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican incumbent Pat Roberts and independent candidate Greg Orman are holding multiple events across Kansas as they run for U.S. Senate. Roberts launched what he called a listening tour this week, promising to visit all 105 counties. He stopped Wednesday in...

  • Marine meet and greet event at Patriots Point

    Published: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — A meet and greet event for Marines who fought in three wars is being held at the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant. The museum announced that Wednesday's event is being held in conjunction with the 1st Marine Division Association...

  • Cancelled Utah salt flats race hurting business

    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Late summer monsoon storms have turned western Utah's famous salt flats into a shallow lake, forcing the cancellation of the area's largest annual speed event. The annual Speed Week trials draw competitors from around the globe who tear across the gleaming white...

  • Group has betting pool on Sturgis motorcycle rally deaths

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    RAPID CITY, S.D. — Members of a Black Hills family and their friends acknowledge that a betting pool they run on how many bikers will die during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota is a bit macabre, but they say they mean no harm. This year, 12 people put in $5 each,...

  • South Carolina editorial roundup

    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: August 12 The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina, on Carnival Cruiselines: The prime minister of the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, and perhaps the world, recently announced a pending $70 million foreign...

  • Peters discusses historic vehicle bill, flooding

    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Gary Peters has visited the Woodward Dream Cruise course to promote legislation creating a federal historic vehicle register and document and preserve automotive heritage. The Bloomfield Township Democrat and U.S. Senate candidate discussed the bill...

  • Robots guide nights at the museum at Tate Britain

    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Tate Britain is inviting art fans to a night at the museum — though robots, not T. rexes, will be roaming this time. The London art museum says for five nights beginning Wednesday, people from around the world can get an after-hours tour online thanks to four roaming...

  • Correction: Archaeological Dig-Borchard Park story

    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — In headlines for a story Aug. 11 about crews digging for relics in a Michigan park, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the crews were digging in Kalamazoo. They were digging in Saginaw. A corrected version of the story is below: Crews digging for...

  • UCO offering Spanish-language campus tours

    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond is starting Spanish-language campus tours for prospective students at the suburban Oklahoma City campus. The school says the tours are in response to requests from parents and students and the rapid growth of the...

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