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  • National parks have billions in delayed maintenance work

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As the National Park Service approaches its centennial, it is facing billions of dollars in delayed maintenance projects — including a $278 million backlog in Utah. The cost of delayed projects nationwide came to $11.49 billion for 2014, according to a report released by...

  • Van Gogh exhibit to feature artist's nature paintings

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP) — An exhibit featuring 50 paintings and drawings of nature by Vincent Van Gogh will open in western Massachusetts in June. "Van Gogh and Nature" is the first exhibit devoted to the artist's exploration of nature. It will open at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown...

  • The Big Unit takes in BB Hall of Fame

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Randy Johnson was like all the rest — speechless at the thought of being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. "It hasn't quite sunk in yet. It really hasn't," Johnson said Saturday after taking his pre-induction tour of baseball's shine. "I'm honored and humbled. I...

  • Popular Yosemite National Park lookout opens early in season

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A road leading to spectacular views of California's Yosemite National Park opened to drivers on Saturday, marking the earliest date for the occasion in at least 20 years. Glacier Point Road takes drivers to a lookout perched at 3, 214 feet above the valley...

  • Water main break spurs boil water advisory in 3 NJ towns

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MILLBURN, N.J. (AP) — Three New Jersey towns are under a boil water advisory after a water main break flooded streets, forced evacuations and disrupted train service. A 24-inch main burst Friday night in a residential area of Millburn near the New Jersey Transit train tracks. The train station...

  • W&L's Lee Chapel and Museum reopening following renovations

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington and Lee University in Lexington says the Lee Chapel and Museum is reopening following several renovations and upgrades. The school says the chapel and museum will reopen on Monday. It had closed last December as part of Washington and Lee's continuing efforts to...



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