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  • Rare ancient Chinese bronzes go on display in US

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — When the mysterious people of China's Sanxingdui packed up and moved away 3,000 years ago, they left behind no written language and no indication of who they were, where they were going or why. What they did leave was a gigantic cache of intricately...

  • Michigan teen sues after Amtrak bars travel

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Grand Rapids-area teenager with a nut allergy is suing Amtrak, saying his rights were violated when he was barred from riding the train without an adult. Amtrak's website says kids ages 13 to 15 can't travel without an adult if they have a...

  • List: The ‘coolest’ (spookiest?) hotel in Colorado

    Dalton Walker
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    I’ve been in Colorado for a year and I still haven’t visited the ‘coolest’ hotel in the state. Boo on me.   Yahoo Travel created a list of the coolest hotels in every state. The iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park is the coolest in Colorado, according to Yahoo Travel. I’m not...

  • Africa stems Ebola via border closings, luck

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread on the continent to five countries — and two of them appear to have snuffed out the disease. The developments constitute a modest...

  • W.Va. opened to physically challenged hunters

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Portions of national forests and selected wildlife management areas are being opened to physically challenged hunters in West Virginia. Hunters can use designated roads throughout the Monongahela National Forest and the George Washington and Jefferson...

  • USA Bandy Hall of Fame to induct 1st members

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A sport that combines ice hockey and soccer is getting its due in the Twin Cities. The USA Bandy Hall of Fame will induct its first members on Oct. 22 at the Aster Cafe in Minneapolis. The 6 p.m. induction ceremony is open to the public. The inaugural class is...

  • Jamaica, Guyana, Trinidad impose Ebola travel bans

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica, Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago on Thursday became the latest countries in the Western Hemisphere to restrict travelers from West African nations struggling with an epidemic of the Ebola virus. The announcements came a day after Colombia and St. Lucia...

  • Corvette Museum sinkhole repair starts next month

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The National Corvette Museum says work will start in about three weeks to fill a massive sinkhole that opened up in February and allowed eight prized sports cars to topple inside. The project's schedule calls for completion by July at the museum in Bowling...

  • Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Editors: Please note that The Associated Press welcomes editorial contributions from members for the weekly Editorial Roundup. Three editorials are selected every week. Contributions can be made by email at apsiouxfalls@ap.org. ___ Capital Journal, Pierre, Oct. 9, 2014 On Essential...

  • Arts panel approves design for Eisenhower Memorial

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A key arts panel has approved a revised design for a memorial to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, which could clear the way for groundbreaking. The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts voted Thursday to approve Frank Gehry's design. A federal planning...

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