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The Latest: Detroit bicyclists mark MLK Day holiday
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on celebrations across the country for Martin Luther King Jr. Day (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Bicyclists in Detroit have marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by pedaling to sites connected to a historic visit the slain civil rights leader made to the city. About 300 bicyclists... Read More
Worcester Art Museum gets $825K grant from Luce Foundation
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Worcester Art Museum has received an $825,000 grant that will help it highlight its collection of pre-contemporary American art. The three-year grant from the Henry Luce Foundation will be used to support new exhibits of the museum's works that in some cases have not been seen by the... Read More
National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity that brought collateral headaches stemming from overcrowded roads and trails and increasing visitor misbehavior.... Read More
Parties, protests to take over DC for Trump's inauguration
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after. How many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question. Officials estimate that 800,000 to 900,000 people will be present Friday for... Read More
Memphis honors King's legacy with neighborhood events
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Residents of the city where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was killed are honoring his legacy with neighborhood clean-up events and a daylong celebration at the National Civil Rights Museum. Volunteers on Monday fanned out across Memphis neighborhoods where blight is a major... Read More
Florida surfer drowns in Puerto Rico amid rough seas
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 39-year-old surfer from Florida has drowned in Puerto Rico amid rough seas. Police say Michael Wallace Wright was surfing in the western town of Rincon on Sunday when his leash broke and he was swept away by a current. Authorities say his brother, who is also a surfer, saw what... Read More
On ballot for final time, Tim Raines hopes for Hall entry
MONTREAL (AP) — The 1982 All-Star Game at Olympic Stadium was the first outside the United States, the host Montreal Expos giving the event a distinctive international flair. As Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn looked on, center fielder Andre Dawson, catcher Gary Carter... Read More
Osage Nation Museum receives large donation of photographic material
Assistant Principal Chief of the Osage Nation, Raymond Red Corn, recently made the donation of the collection, which had been primarily assembled by his father, Raymond Red Corn Jr. Read More
Inspired by Nepalese, UK architect rebuilds ancient temple
CHANGU NARAYAN, Nepal (AP) — When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal last year, villagers in Changu Narayan ran up the steep rocky path that cuts through their town to their renowned temple. Seeing the piles of rubble, they figured their lives were over. Less than two years later, the community is cleaning up... Read More
AP PHOTOS: Marujada procession mixes historical traditions
BRAGANCA, Brazil (AP) — The sun edges into the sky, signaling to tens of thousands in the streets of this small city in northern Brazil that it's time to start walking toward the Church of St. Benedict. Started in 1798, the Marujada religious celebration mixes indigenous, African and Portuguese traditions. It... Read More
Milan's Brera protects artworks after humidity system fails
MILAN (AP) — Restorers at Milan's famous Brera Art Gallery have taken measures to protect the collection after its humidity control system failed during a "once-in-a-decade" dry, cold spell that moved through Milan last weekend, officials said. Donato Bramante's "Christ at the Column" and a Bastiani piece were... Read More
Mohegan Tribe details plans for former hospital site
PRESTON, Conn. (AP) — The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority is unveiling its plans to redevelop the site of a former psychiatric hospital in Connecticut. Tribal officials announced plans Saturday for a $600 million non-gambling resort on the property of the shuttered Norwich State Hospital. The resort is to include... Read More
Rideshare regulations speed through Missouri House
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft are hoping to expand services to Missouri customers under proposed statewide regulations for the app-based companies. Legislators are taking another crack at a proposal that would require a yearly $5,000 registration fee, local and national driver... Read More
Georgia radio museum signing off in St. Marys, moving inland
ST. MARYS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Radio Museum and Hall of Fame is moving its collection of antique radios, records and sound equipment from coastal St. Marys to a new home in metro Atlanta. The News of Brunswick reports ( ) museum co-founder and manager John Long plans to close the location... Read More
Quaker group marks centennial with 'Waging Peace' exhibit
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The American Friends Service Committee is celebrating 100 years of nonviolent activism with an exhibition, "Waging Peace," that showcases the group's accomplishments while also illustrating work that remains to be done. General Secretary Shan Cretin hopes both aspects of the exhibit inspire... Read More
Repaired and ready: Venue where a young Dylan played reopens
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Bob Dylan would surely still recognize the low-ceilinged room in Caffe Lena where he played a couple of gigs almost 60 years ago. But just about everything else about a venue that bills itself as the nation's oldest continuously operating coffeehouse has undergone some major upgrades... Read More
What happens between now and Ringling's closure in May?
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — The owners of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday that they will close the 146-year-old show in May. Kenneth Feld, the chairman and CEO of Feld Entertainment, which owns the circus, said declining attendance combined with high operating costs are the reasons for... Read More
The big top comes down: Ringling Bros. circus is closing
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May. The iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of factors, company executives say.... Read More
New Oklahoma Travel Guide is out for 2017
Travel can be about creating memories. And the new 2017 Oklahoma Travel Guide pays tribute to the sense of nostalgia that can be created by travel. Read More
Speyside distilled: Whisky, wool and walking in Scotland
Speyside is known for its single malts, whiskies made at a single distillery from malted grain, usually barley. Read More


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Staycation in Oklahoma

Staycation in Oklahoma

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