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  • 3 months after Napa quake, recovery rolling

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three months after the largest quake to hit Northern California in a quarter century, state and federal authorities have paid out the first $12.1 million in recovery aid for damage centered in and around the wine city of Napa. The magnitude-6.0 quake struck Aug....

  • Thanksgiving travel up to highest level since 2007

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than 2 million New Englanders plan to travel this Thanksgiving — up 4 percent from last year — and they'll be greeted at the pump by the lowest Thanksgiving holiday gas prices since 2007. AAA's newly released holiday travel data predicts that more than 46...

  • Heavy traffic expected before, after holiday

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is gearing up for what could be a busier-than-usual Thanksgiving getaway. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it expects heavy traffic on state highways and at Logan International Airport in Boston in the coming days. Peak volume is expected...

  • Texans prep to travel Thanksgiving holiday weekend

    Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — A travel group predicts about 3.6 million Texans will head out this week to celebrate the long Thanksgiving period. AAA Texas expects holiday travel Wednesday through next Sunday will be the highest volume since 2007 and about 5 percent more than last...

  • MSU art museum exhibition explores student debt

    Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Eli and Edythe Broad (BROHD) Art Museum at Michigan State University is teaming up with an Istanbul-based art organization on an exhibit that explores student debt in higher education. The exhibition entitled "Day After Debt: A Call for Student Loan...

  • Don't travel far to find great gifts for travelers

    By Jennifer Mulson -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    We all have that one friend who always seems to be returning from one fabulous trip after another, with mouth-
watering reports of exotic foods, tales of island ceremonies and stories of new foreign friends. Thailand, Ireland, the Galapagos Islands, Zimbabwe - the stamps on the...

  • Colorado travel calendar starting Nov. 23, 2014

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Be sure to 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. Tuesday - Denver, Denver Nuggets vs. Chicago Bulls, 7 p.m., Pepsi Center, 100 Chopper Circle. Go online...

  • New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test flight. There was...

  • Customer information stolen from RTD kiosks

    Associated Press
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    DENVER — Authorities are warning RTD customers who used credit cards to buy their tickets in the Denver metro area that some of their information may have been stolen. The transit authority discovered three card skimmers on Nov. 4 and assured customers none of their information had...

  • Comments sought on Yellowstone monitoring station

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    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...