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    Official: North Cascades grizzly bear recovery work halted

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) � Work to restore grizzly bears to the North Cascades Ecosystem has been stopped by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's office, a national parks official told a Montana newspaper.But Zinke spokeswoman Heather Swift told The...

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    From Malta to Minneapolis, a look at where to go in 2018

    NEW YORK (AP) � It's that time of year when travelers start looking ahead to planning vacations in the new year.Destinations that will be getting attention in 2018 include Pyeongchang, South Korea, hosting the Olympics: Minneapolis, hosting the...

    By Beth J. Harpaz, AP Travel Editor|

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    Donald Trump joins Disney's Hall of Presidents

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) � An animatronic figure of Donald Trump has joined Disney's Hall of Presidents in Florida. The Orlando Sentinel reports that a robotic facsimile of the 45th president of the United States stood front and...

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    NTSB: Data recorder shows derailed Amtrak train was traveling at 80 mph in a 30 mph zone

    SEATTLE (AP) � NTSB: Data recorder shows derailed Amtrak train was traveling at 80 mph in a 30 mph zone.

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    Major Alaska highway near Anchorage reopens after rockslide

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) � Officials say a major highway south of Alaska's largest city has reopened after crews cleared a rockslide that covered traffic lanes with dirt, trees and rock.State transportation department spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy...

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  • Environment

    Statue of Liberty's light to be a little dim this week

    NEW YORK (AP) � Cue Bruce Springsteen's "Darkness on the Edge of Town" � some of the lights are being switched off at the Statue of Liberty.The National Park Service says the monument's exterior lights will be turned off from Monday evening...

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  • Food

    Last seating: Trader Vic's maitre d' retires after 57 years

    EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) � Claudette Lum has worn a gardenia in her hair every day since she started working in 1960 at Trader Vic's, the legendary home of mai tai (pronounced MY-tie) cocktails.But now Lum is about to preside over her final...

    By Eric Risberg, Associated Press|

  • Business

    332 Royal Caribbean passengers fall ill with stomach virus

    PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (AP) � More than 300 passengers on a cruise ship that docked at Port Everglades fell ill with a stomach virus.The Naples Daily News reports that the Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited's ship Independence docked Saturday in...

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  • News

    Custer State Park to reopen Monday, but trails still closed

    CUSTER, S.D. (AP) � Custer State Park is set to reopen on a limited basis, a week after a wildfire closed the popular park in South Dakota.Officials say U.S. Highway 16A and State Highway 87 South will reopen to the public Monday morning. But all...

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    Low levels in Delaware River could keep re-enactors on land

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) � The annual re-enactment of George Washington's daring 1776 crossing of the Delaware River draws large crowds of families and history fans to both sides of the river in Pennsylvania and New Jersey each year on Christmas.But...

    By Bruce Shipkowski, Associated Press|