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  • WWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museum

    Updated: 27 min ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — More than seven decades after the Doolittle Raiders rallied their nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes will again add to their legacy with a presentation to a museum in Ohio. The group will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on April 15 in Washington then...

  • Carnival Cruises return to Baltimore with renovated ship

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Carnival Cruise Lines has returned to the Port of Baltimore after completing extensive renovations to the Carnival Pride ship. The Maryland Port Administration celebrated the ship's return Sunday. The Carnival Pride left Maryland in October 2014 to undergo a...

  • Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landing

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries. The airline said Flight...

  • Some lanes closed until July on Port Huron border bridge

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Traffic will be squeezed until summer on the Blue Water Bridge, which links Port Huron and Ontario. Westbound lanes closed Sunday morning for a construction project that's expected to end in early July. Cars and trucks going in both directions will have one lane each as...

  • Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company town. Jack and Sandra Looney hope vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — will help to draw visitors here. Their Highland Winery — housed in the lovingly restored "company store" — pays tribute to coal-mining's...

  • Prescribed burn planned in NC's Pisgah National Forest

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    MARS HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn on 450 acres in the Pisgah National Forest to reduce the possibility of wildfire. The Forest Service says the controlled fires will take place beginning Sunday in the Appalachian Ranger District, about 25 miles...


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