• Tribes, Connecticut lawmakers discuss possible new casinos

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The two tribes that own Connecticut's casino resorts have been holding discussions with state lawmakers about opening new, smaller casinos near state boundaries with Massachusetts and New York to keep up with competition in the neighboring states, officials...

  • Passengers: Plane slid the moment it landed at LaGuardia

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Candeto was traveling with co-worker Amber Reid from Atlanta to New York for some routine business meetings. Their day was anything but routine. Both women say their plane began to slide the moment it landed Thursday at LaGuardia. Candeto says she felt bumps...

  • Parts of S. Indiana come to halt after heavy additional snow

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Parts of southern Indiana have ground to a halt after as much as 10 inches of fresh snow fell. The National Weather Service had an unofficial report of 10.5 inches of snow having fallen New Salisbury in Harrison County by late Thursday morning. The weather...

  • Plane skids off LaGuardia runway; ripple effect in Denver

    Associated Press
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    NEW YORK — Officials say six people aboard a plane from Atlanta that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing have injuries that aren't life threatening. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Joe Pentangelo (pehn-TAN'-jeh-loh) said Thursday that a...

  • Head start driver, bus monitor fired after kids left on bus

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A Head Start program in Beaufort County has fired a driver and a bus monitor after two toddlers were left on a bus unattended for three hours. Beaufort Jasper Head Start executive director Leroy Gilliard tells local media outlets that the two employees did not...

  • CBS sponsoring Vietnam exhibit at Newseum to honor Bob Simon

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CBS will sponsor an upcoming exhibit about the Vietnam war at the Newseum in Washington to honor "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon and his five decades of war reporting. "Reporting Vietnam" will open May 22 at the museum, recalling how journalists reported the war...

  • Trail to Rainbow Bridge National Monument closed for repairs

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — The trail from Lake Powell to Rainbow Bridge National Monument is closed for repairs until further notice. Glen Canyon National Recreation officials say recent flooding damaged part of the trail, making it unsafe to use. Repairs are underway. The monument is...

  • Passengers exit plane on chutes after emergency landing at DIA

    Associated Press
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Video postd by CalNinjaMonkey   DENVER — Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, were forced to slide off the plane on emergency chutes soon after landing in Denver on Wednesday. The plane, operated by U.S. Airways, was taxiing to the gate at...

  • Arizona Senate approves bill to reopen mining museum

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Senate has approved a bill to reopen the Mining and Mineral Museum that closed in 2011. The proposal would transfer the stewardship of the museum from the Arizona Historical Society to the Arizona Geological Survey and allocate more than $428,000 for operation and...

  • Dubai to curate next hot thing in 'Museum of the Future'

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The flashy Gulf city with a skyline that looks like something out of a science fiction movie is embracing its love of all things new with plans for a "Museum of the Future." Emirati Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammed al-Gergawi told reporters...

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