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  • National outdoor art show to hit billboards

    By Associated Press

    Famous artwork is about to hit America's streets and public places. Published July 25, 2014

  • Cooperstown gearing up for big induction weekend

    By Associated Press

    Businesses in the upstate New York home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame are gearing up for the biggest weekend of the summer tourist season. Published July 25, 2014

  • Climbing Cloud Peak offers challenges, rewards

    By CHRISTINE PETERSON - Associated Press

    The boulder field seemed to form in waves. Rocks the size of Volkswagens and refrigerators are piled on top of each other like they'd been thrown from the peak by a giant. Published July 25, 2014

  • Airport plan prompts pollution, noise concerns

    By Associated Press

    Plans to create what would be metro Atlanta's second commercial airport have prompted concerns ranging from noise at a National Park to potential harm to rare fish in nearby streams. Published July 25, 2014

  • Smithsonian explores impact of Hawaii air travel

    By Associated Press

    The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is opening a new yearlong exhibit exploring the impact of air travel to the Hawaiian Islands. Published July 25, 2014

  • Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

    By Associated Press

    This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour. Published July 25, 2014

  • Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

    By Associated Press - Associated Press

    A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading. Published July 25, 2014

  • World War I Museum to host commission

    By Associated Press

    The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City is hosting a public meeting with members of the United States World War One Centennial Commission. Published July 25, 2014

  • Holiday World plans new winged roller coaster

    By Associated Press

    The Holiday World amusement park in southern Indiana is building a new $22 million roller coaster that it says will launch riders to 60 miles an hour in 3.5 seconds, with a 14-story loop and four inversions. Published July 25, 2014

  • Popular Hawaii tourist attraction set to close

    By Associated Press

    A popular Hawaii train tourist attraction on Maui is set to close after 45 years in business. Published July 25, 2014

  • Amon Carter Museum acquires Raphaelle Peale work

    By Associated Press

    The Amon (AY'-muhn) Carter Museum of American Art has acquired a Raphaelle Peale painting called "Peaches and Grapes in a Chinese Export Basket." Published July 25, 2014

  • Historic structures Smoky Mountains renovated

    By Associated Press

    Some historic structures in Great Smoky Mountain National Park are being renovated and made more structurally sound. Published July 25, 2014

  • Knoblauch charged with assaulting ex-wife

    By Associated Press

    Former baseball star Chuck Knoblauch has been charged with misdemeanor assault after authorities in Houston say he hit and pushed his ex-wife. Published July 24, 2014

  • Museums plan Piero di Cosimo exhibit in US, Italy

    By Associated Press

    Renaissance artist Piero di Cosimo's career in painting will be examined next year in a major exhibition being planned for Washington and Florence, Italy. Published July 24, 2014

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