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  • Holocaust experts work to preserve WWII-era items

    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    JERUSALEM (AP) — With survivors dying in growing numbers and their live testimonies soon to be a thing of the past, Holocaust commemoration efforts are increasingly focused around preserving the belongings that contain their stories. This week Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial...

  • Air Force museum in Ohio hosting WWI air show

    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Snoopy would probably love this. Others who also imagine what it was like to be a World War I flying ace can get a glimpse of a 100-year-old past at the WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous set for Sept. 27-28 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton. The...

  • Amtrak brings 'Great Dome' to upstate NY for tours

    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Amtrak is bringing its vintage "Great Dome" car to upstate New York for a six-week run during the fall foliage season. The car will give riders sweeping vistas of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks from Sept. 25 through Nov. 4. The car features an upper level with...

  • Yale museum marks passing of passenger pigeon

    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Joni Mitchell once sang, "You don't know what you've got till it's gone." And, in the case of the passenger pigeon, we really don't know what we "got" because the last passenger pigeon flew the coop long before anyone alive today was born. The loss of the...

  • Miro exhibit opens at Duke University art museum

    Published: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — An exhibition of more than 50 works by artist Joan Miro (hwahn meer OH') is opening at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. The museum is the only East Coast site for the exhibit of works by the Barcelona-born artist. The exhibit titled "Miro: The...

  • Colorado calendar Sept. 14, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    Call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated area code are 719. Monday and Tuesday - Greenwood Village, 7:30 p.m., Comedy Works, The Landmark DTC, 5345 Landmark Place, $40....

  • When sinkholes open, they can swallow fortunes

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Solid ground isn't always a certainty. Sinkholes can lurk anywhere, beneath suburban homes, city streets or even football stadiums and museums. It's basic geology: Sinkholes open when soil collapses into large holes, caused by flowing water in underground...

  • Group secures private funds for Tahoe bike path

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — A bicycle path from Incline Village to Sand Harbor State Park on Lake Tahoe's northeast shore has moved a step closer to reality. The Tahoe Fund says it has met its goal of raising $750,000 in donations for the project, which will trigger over $12 million...

  • Rampant Ebola fear takes toll on Africa tourism

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent. Harald Kampa, a hotelier near Mombasa, says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is...

  • Yellowstone commercial stock plan approved

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service has approved a new long-term plan to manage commercially guided saddle and pack stock trips in Yellowstone National Park. Current saddle and pack stock contracts expire on Dec. 31, 2015. The park plans to release a...

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