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  • 10 Connecticut veterans to be honored

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State officials are honoring 10 additional inductees into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. A ceremony is planned Wednesday in the atrium of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman is among the dignitaries scheduled to be on hand....

  • Boston Children's Museum new Asia app teaches kids

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston Children's Museum has launched a new app designed to help youngsters learn more about Asian cultures. The museum says its app — dubbed "The League of Extraordinary Bloggers" — will complement five children's museum traveling exhibits devoted to China, Japan, Korea...

  • Drivers urged to use caution at Wind Cave in SD

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. (AP) — Wind Cave National Park officials are urging drivers to use caution when traveling through the park as bison and other large animals are once again on or near the roadways because of the recent snowfalls. Bison and other large animals such as elk...

  • Boy falls from Ferris wheel at Arizona carnival

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    EL MIRAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fall of a teenage boy from a Ferris wheel in suburban Phoenix. Police say the 14-year-old boy was at the El Mirage Fall Festival on Saturday night and fell between 15 and 30 feet from the ride. The boy was airlifted to Phoenix...

  • Exhibit traces whales from land-dwellers

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A story dating back 50 million years is now being told with artifacts largely collected along the South Carolina coast. The exhibit "Evolution of Whales" opened this weekend at the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History at the College of Charleston and chronicles...

  • Harvard Art Museums move under 1 roof

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Visitors to the Harvard Art Museums have something new to critique: the building itself. The new facility was designed by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop and opens to the public Sunday. It brings Harvard's Fogg, Busch-Reisinger and Arthur M. Sackler museums...

  • NC museum features Gov. Jim Martin administration

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History focuses on the administration of Republican Gov. Jim Martin, who was first elected 30 years ago. The exhibit entitled "The Martin Years, 1985-1993" features personal and historical items associated with Martin and...

  • Colorado travel calendar starting Nov. 16, 2014

    Published: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    Colorado Calendar 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. Through Nov. 23 - Starz Denver Film Festival, Sie FilmCenter, UA Denver Pavilions Stadium and...

  • Freeway speed limit to go up along Wasatch Front

    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Department of Transportation is moving ahead with plans to raise freeway speed limits along the Wasatch Front from 65 mph to 70 mph. UDOT officials say while they're seeking comment from affected cities and counties, they expect the increase to go into...

  • Museum exhibit shines spotlight on NC film history

    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It's mere coincidence that an exhibit about North Carolina's history in film and television that was two years in the making is opening this weekend across the street from the Legislature, where lawmakers decided earlier this year to end an incentives program that...

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