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1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

Correction: Dwindling Bathhouses story

In a story Aug. 23 about the declining number of gay bathhouses The Associated Press reported erroneously that Todd Saporito, the CEO of Ohio-based Flex Spas, ran the Gay Games that were held in Cleveland.

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5 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome

The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

9 hrs ago | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Potawatomi withhold payment to Wisconsin

The Forest County Potawatomi say they have not made their annual revenue sharing payment to the state of Wisconsin for their casino in Milwaukee because they anticipate the state will owe them money if Gov. Scott Walker approves a casino in Kenosha.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, Forest County, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

13 hrs ago | Space.com

Former NASA Chief Says Russia Holding US Spaceflight Hostage: Report

Former NASA administrator Mike Griffin thinks the United States' dependence on Russian technology to fly astronauts to the International Space Station is tantamount to a "hostage situation," according to an interview conducted in May. "Right now, our ability to get into space on our own power and with our own goods and services, we're in a hostage ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

LiveScience

US Military Blows Up Hypersonic Weapon After Failed Test Launch

The U.S. Army launched a prototype hypersonic weapon test from Alaska on Monday , only to destroy the superfast vehicle seconds later when something went wrong.

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Related Topix: Travel, US Army, Kodiak, AK

The Washington Post

Feds: Report shows progress in tribal prosecutions

Federal attorneys say an updated report released Tuesday on investigations and prosecutions on tribal lands shows continued improvement since a five-year-old study that criticized the Department of Justice for turning its back on reservation crime.

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ABC News

American, US Airways Will Stop Listing on Orbitz

American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the travel company charges to list and sell the flights.

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Patch.com

More Charges Against Geneva Man in Naperville Drowning Deaths

More charges have been filed against Michael T. Szot, 21, of Geneva, who is accused of of driving drunk into a Naperville quarry in a crash that claimed the lives of of his two friends who were passengers in the vehicle.

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Related Topix: Naperville, IL, Geneva, IL, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Man Suing British Airways for Flying Him to Grenada, Not Granada, Spain

A Maryland man is suing British Airways because of a mix-up that landed him in a completely different country from his intended destination.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Spain Travel, Spain, World News, Portugal, North Bethesda, MD, Bethesda, MD, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

The Daily Breeze

L.A. County Fair: A guide to the best things to eat, see and do

Le Grande Ferris wheel on the last day of the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Los Angeles, CA, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Pomona, CA, Life, Food, Hamburger, Amador County, CA

National Ledger

Katie, Suri New Home Tragedy - Holmes Daughter Suri Cruise Loses Dog

Suri Cruise has lost her dog. The devastating news comes just weeks after Katie and Suri moved from New York to Los Angeles after she splashed out a reported $3,795,000 on a new mansion in Thousand Oaks.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, California, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Wine, Drink, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Travel

The Nation

Secret $700,000 Donation Has Scott Walker Scrambling to Address - Appearance of Corruption'

When Gogebic Taconite LLC began moving in November, 2010 the same month Scott Walker was elected governor of Wisconsin - to develop an open-pit iron mine in one of the most environmentally-sensitive regions of northern Wisconsin, the Florida-based mining firm got a lot of pushback .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

California governor welcomes Mexican president

Mexico's president spoke Monday of the need for U.S. immigration reform on a two-day visit to immigrant-friendly California, saying those who reject diversity and inclusion will ultimately be proven wrong.

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Related Topix: California, Immigration Reform, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Jerry Brown, US Governors

WPMT-TV York

Britain apologizes for tweet marking 200 years since White House burned

The British Embassy in Washington has apologized after tweeting a photo marking the 200th anniversary of British troops burning the White House on August 24, 1814, during the War of 1812.

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Times Herald

Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations

House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Bill Young, Travel

San Bernardino County Sun

Manzanar a bleak piece of U.S. history

I have a Japanese daughter-in-law named Eiko who was born and raised in Tokyo. She and my son have lived there since he moved there for business 15 years ago.

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Related Topix: Travel, Bishop, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Lone Pine, CA

SFGate

Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games

Western Star

Back to School: Pediatricians push for later start times for teens to curb lack of sleep

Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Highway connection between Napa, Sonoma cracks in earthquake

KCRA 3's David Bienick reports from Napa were authorities are assessing some of the damage to infrastructure, including a large crack on Highway 121, which is a major connection between Napa and Sonoma.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Travel

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