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The Indianapolis Cultural Trail, a $63 million, eight-mile bike and pedestrian path that connects the city's five downtown cultural districts, officially opened May 10. Read More
MEADVIEW, Ariz. (AP) — On one of the busiest holiday weekends of the year, some travelers looking to get to the Grand Canyon's glass-bottom Skywalk will have to pay an extra fee to cross through a private ranch in northwestern Arizona. Land owner Nigel Turner said Saturday that it's his right as a property owner... Read More
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The city of Albuquerque and the Petroglyph National Monument have crafted a new cooperative management agreement that will improve the law enforcement capabilities of park rangers. Once the agreement is signed next week, rangers will be able to cite people for smaller violations and... Read More
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Beartooth Highway connecting Yellowstone National Park and Red Lodge, Mont., has opened. The Montana Department of Transportation in a news release Saturday says motorists should watch for icy spots at higher elevations. The tourist-attracting Beartooth Highway is a national scenic... Read More
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Newport's Cliff Walk, which runs between the Atlantic Ocean and some of the city's most stunning Gilded Age mansions, sustained what has been estimated at up to $8 million in damage during Superstorm Sandy. Some walkways were washed away or caved in. In other areas, huge boulders were moved... Read More
WESTON, Mass. (AP) — One person is dead and two others injured after three cars crashed on a ramp leading from the Massachusetts Turnpike to Route 95 in Weston. State Police Lt. Daniel Richard says the crash occurred Saturday afternoon, trapping one person in one of the vehicles with life-threatening injuries.... Read More
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In one black-and-white image, a teenager in a hoodie stands on a field, hand outstretched, gripping a football. In another picture, seven students lie in the grass, eyes closed, using their bodies to spell out the initials "K'' and "C." Another image features torn up chunks of asphalt. A... Read More
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sit in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon Interactive Experience, perhaps in a front seat usually reserved for Han Solo or Chewbacca, and you won't be thrown into a deep space dogfight with Imperial TIE fighters. Instead of fantastic battle, fact-based exploration is the theme. Anthony... Read More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The National Park Service is reviewing a report that could lead to penalties being levied against a foundation led by the daughter of the lead plaintiff in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation case. The Department of the Interior's Office of Inspector General... Read More
JERUSALEM (AP) — Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls are up for sale — in tiny pieces. Nearly 70 years after the discovery of the world's oldest biblical manuscripts, the Palestinian family who originally sold them to scholars and institutions is now quietly marketing the leftovers — fragments the family says it... Read More
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When poverty or social mores forced a woman to abandon her infant at London's Foundling Hospital during the mid-18th century, a piece of fabric left with the child signaled the mother's intention to reclaim her baby. Among the thousands who left fabric pieces, few were able to return for... Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut park officials say all 107 state parks and 32 state forests will be open for the Memorial Day weekend, the start of the summer season. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said visitors will notice various improvements. They include 22 new rustic camping... Read More
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Despite pressure from a conservation group, the Bridger-Teton National Forest will not ban motorboats on about 20 miles of the Snake River south of Jackson. Forest Service spokeswoman Mary Cernicek says the national forest is complying with Congress' intent in the Craig Thomas Snake... Read More
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana State Police say they will be out in force during the Memorial Day weekend and taking part in nationwide efforts to look for drivers who speed, follow too closely, make unsafe lane changes and fail to buckle up or to properly restrain children. Police say troopers also will be... Read More
COOOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A new exhibit of works created by the famous Wyeth family of artists is opening at an upstate museum the same week that six Wyeth paintings sold for $2 million at a New York City auction. The exhibit, titled "The Wyeths: A Family Legacy," opens Saturday at the Fenimore Art Museum in... Read More
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's Cyclorama and Civil War Museum are offering free admission to military personnel and their family members. Spokeswoman for Mayor Kasim Reed Sonji Jacobs says the museum will offer free admission for veterans and their relatives between Memorial Day and Labor Day through a collaboration... Read More
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Department of Labor is monitoring rides at 49 carnivals and fairs over the Memorial Day weekend. The department is responsible for monitoring thrill rides at the state's 12 amusement parks and at traveling shows outside New York City. It says it inspects all fixed rides at... Read More
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — What better place to tell the story of the humble American pickup truck than The Farmer's Museum? A new exhibit, "The Pickup Truck: America's Driving Force," opens Saturday at the museum in Cooperstown, home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The exhibit tells the story of the... Read More
SEATTLE (AP) — Amtrak says it plans to add one daily round trip between Seattle and Bellingham, Wash., in the coming weeks to help travelers affected by the Interstate 5 highway bridge collapse near Mount Vernon. In a statement Friday, Amtrak, the Washington Transportation Department, Sound Transit and BNSF... Read More
NEW YORK (AP) — Delta's formula for winning over New York travelers is simple: floor-to-ceiling windows, abundant power outlets and a burger joint with a cult-like following. The airline opened a sprawling $1.4 billion terminal at Kennedy Airport Friday, a facility more suitable to the high-paying passengers it... Read More
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