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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Go For the Food: Feed your soul at Denver's Domo

    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Domo isn't just a Japanese restaurant. It's a place where you can immerse yourself in Japanese culture — by visiting a museum that evokes a northern Japanese farmhouse, strolling in a garden studded with Buddha statues, or even taking a martial arts class in the...

  • Hotel, sports complex planned near Indianapolis

    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — A $22 million hotel and indoor sports complex is being planned for an Indianapolis suburb in hopes of attracting amateur sports events. The complex near an Interstate 65 interchange in Greenwood would include a 124-bed hotel and an attached fieldhouse with six...

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