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  • ND tourism officials expand motorcycle patch program

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota tourism officials are expanding a program that allows motorcycle riders to earn a patch after traveling five of the state's scenic byways and backways. Officials are making it easier for riders to earn a patch by adding new routes and state parks to the...

  • North Dakota Travel Industry Conference set in Minot

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Tourism industry officials in North Dakota are gathering in Minot this week for a conference. The annual North Dakota Travel Industry Conference attracts about 200 professionals each year for education and networking sessions. This year's event is Monday through Wednesday at...

  • Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame to induct 3 new members

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame will induct three new members on its 30th anniversary. The ceremony will be Sunday at Michigan State University in East Lansing. Former member of the state capital press corps Charlie Cain will be inducted posthumously. Cain...

  • Holocaust victims to be remembered at Detroit-area museum

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus in suburban Detroit will host Yom HaShoah Commemoration Day. The annual event at the center in Farmington Hills will be held Sunday afternoon and is a day set aside to remember the approximately six million Jews...

  • Newport gears up for international race _ and tourists

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The city of Newport is gearing up to be the only North American stop for the international Volvo Ocean Race, hoping it will be a huge boost to the city-by-the-sea's economy. Sail Newport executive director Brad Reed says the race is an opportunity to "show off Rhode...

  • Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He takes long walks along tree-lined paths, plays guitar and paints, grabs fast food at Wendy's. He drives around town in...


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