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  • Comments sought on Yellowstone monitoring station

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposed ecological monitoring station in Yellowstone National Park. The facility operated by the National Ecological Observatory Network would monitor how climate change, land-use change...

  • SD Gov. Daugaard urging safe Thanksgiving travels

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is urging holiday travelers to play it safe on Thanksgiving. Daugaard says people need to be move "safety-conscious" during this time of the year as traffic is heavier than usual and South Dakota's weather can change quickly. Two...

  • Giants World Series exhibit goes on display Monday

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The World Series champion exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame is once again taking on an orange-and-black color scheme. The San Francisco Giants' victory over the Kansas City Royals last month will be told starting Monday in the museum's Autumn Glory exhibit,...

  • Trolley linking Homestead, national parks expands

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — A trolley service linking downtown Homestead with two nearby national parks is expanding its service. The Homestead National Parks Trolley will operate on weekends from Nov. 22 through April 26. Officials say they're adding more tour times to meet growing...

  • Detroit art museum hitting the suburban trail

    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts are hitting the trail — the Huron River Trail, to be exact. The Detroit museum is working with the Huron River Watershed Council to host exhibitions along several riverfront towns, including Ann Arbor, Dexter and...

  • NC motorists see lowest gas prices in 5 years

    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — More North Carolinians are heading over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving, and they will find the trip won't cost nearly as much as it has recently. AAA Carolinas says 1,345,000 North Carolinians are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home....

  • Lincoln Library unveils new Lincoln exhibit

    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is opening a new exhibit on the 16th president. "Undying Words: Lincoln 1868-1865" opens to the public on Saturday at noon. The exhibit includes a handwritten copy of the Gettysburg Address,...

  • Oklahoma police agencies plan ENDUI Program

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma police agencies plan to increase their enforcement of impaired driving offenses as part of the statewide ENDUI program during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The program kicks off Saturday and will continue through Nov. 29. The approach of the...

  • Colonial Williamsburg seeks to raise $600 million

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation — which runs a popular living history museum that brings the 18th century to life with actors and restored buildings — announced Friday that it has embarked on a $600 million fundraising campaign. The foundation launched the...

  • German art collector's cousin claims inheritance

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — A cousin of the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt is laying claim to his priceless art trove, raising the possibility of a legal battle as a Swiss museum that Gurlitt named as his heir prepares to announce whether it will accept the collection. Gurlitt's cousin,...

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