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  • Correction: Cruise Ship-Illnesses story

    Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story April 8 about illnesses aboard a Princess cruise ship sailing to ports in California, The Associated Press reported erroneously the final destination of the cruise. The cruise ends in Los Angeles, not Santa Barbara. A corrected version of the story is...

  • More illnesses aboard Princess cruise ship

    Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say the number of passengers believed to be sick with the highly contagious norovirus has nearly doubled aboard a cruise ship sailing to ports in California. Princess Cruises spokeswoman Karen Candy said on Wednesday that 66 passengers and 17 crew...

  • Hagel, Immelt to be honored with Intrepid awards

    Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum has named this year's honorees for its annual awards. The museum says its Intrepid Freedom Award is going to U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. The Intrepid Salute Award is going to General Electric Co. Chairman and CEO...

  • New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

    Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries. Scientists at the museum have used CT scans and sophisticated imaging software to go beneath the bandages, revealing skin, bones,...

  • AP PHOTOS: France to mark D-Day 70th anniversary

    Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — France is preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. This gallery of aerial photos includes views of the Pointe du Hoc, an imposing 100-foot (330-foot) cliff on the Normandy coast overlooking Omaha Beach. U.S. Army Rangers scaled the...

  • US Highway 36 near Estes Park closing for blasting

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    Published: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    ESTES PARK — Highway officials are planning to close U.S. Highway 36 west of Pinewood Springs near Estes Park as part of a flood reconstruction project. The Colorado Department of Transportation says the highway will be closed Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as crews blast loose...

  • DNR plans guided birding tours in April and May

    Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Bird lovers can join viewing tours in April and May at waterfowl areas managed by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The DNR's Wetland Wonders program focuses on locations in the southern part of the state. They include Fennville Farm Unit at...

  • Park Service plans Big Spring renovations

    Published: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    VAN BUREN, Mo. (AP) — The National Park Service plans to renovate a popular southern Missouri summer lodge first built by Depression-era workers eight decades ago. Big Spring Lodge and Cabins in the Ozarks National Scenic Riverways dates to the early 1930s, before the Current and...

  • Yellowstone bison hazing begins in Montana

    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials have begun hazing bison back into Yellowstone National Park to make way for livestock. The bison leave the park during winter in search of lower-elevation grazing, and are forced back each spring to keep them from spreading diseases to cattle....

  • Missouri senators back tourism funding increase

    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators are looking to spend more money on promoting the state to potential tourists. The Senate Appropriations Committee agreed Tuesday to boost the Division of Tourism's budget by about two-thirds, from slightly less than $15 million currently...

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