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  • Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up somewhere in the U.S. with the deadly disease. Under the rule going into...

  • State Patrol's Zero Tolerance weekend yields thousands of citations around Colorado

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    You may have noticed more state troopers on the road this past weekend, or at least a road sign or two encouraging drivers to buckle up, drive sober, and put the phone down.
That's because from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday, state troopers hit the roads in full force for the...

  • Terminal case: Colorado Springs Airport dealing with challenges 20 years after building's opening

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -By wayne heilman - the gazette
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    On Oct. 22, 1994, a few days after a blowout community celebration that lasted nearly 10 hours, a 12-gate passenger terminal opened to great fanfare and high hopes just a few miles south of the old Colorado Springs Airport building near Powers Boulevard. - "The larger terminal will...

  • Frontier offers one-way flights from Denver for as low as $39

    The Gazette
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Are you looking for a cheap flight before Thanksgiving? If you book by Thursday, Frontier Airlines might be for you. The airline is offering one-way flights as low as $39 for some flights if you buy your ticket by Thursday and fly out of Denver. Destinations for the one-way flight...

  • Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday. Earlier this month, Customs and Border...

  • Kimono's evolution reflects changing Japan

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's difficult to imagine a more eloquent symbol of Japan than the deceptively simple, T-shaped kimono. Traditional yet ever changing, the kimono ("thing to wear," in Japanese) has evolved dramatically over the past 150 years. Its story encompasses the evolution of...

  • Golden Gate Bridge officials float sidewalk toll

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden Gate Bridge officials are again floating the idea of charging bicyclists and pedestrians to use the famed span's sidewalks. The bridge district released a plan on Monday keep the agency solvent that includes the sidewalk toll. District spokeswoman Priya...

  • Work on key Spaceport road may start in summer

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An improved southern New Mexico road to Spaceport America could to be under construction by next summer, county officials told state lawmakers Monday. During a legislative hearing in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County officials said the U.S. Bureau of Land Management...

  • Go For the Food: Bryant's barbecue in Kansas City

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — I learned an important lesson from a food blogger in Kansas City: Talking about barbecue in these parts may involve "fightin' words." Case in point: When I mentioned on Facebook that I was heading to Kansas City, one friend sent me to Arthur Bryant's barbecue...

  • San Antonio top choice by Texas Highways readers

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Readers of Texas Highways magazine have chosen San Antonio as their favorite destination in a countdown of the top 40 places to visit statewide. Officials with Texas Highways, published monthly by the Texas Department of Transportation, made the announcement Tuesday...

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