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  • Hawaii's tourism agency names music series manager 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 9:04 am
  • HONOLULU - The Hawaii Tourism has selected a company to manage a new series of monthly Hawaiian music concerts it is sponsoring to highlight the state's musical heritage and boost tourism.

  • Broad Art Museum gets $5 million donation 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 8:49 am
  • EAST LANSING, Michigan - The Eli and Edythe Broad (BROHD) Art Museum at Michigan State University has received $5 million to increase its endowment and help fund exhibitions for the next five years.

  • W.Va. expands tourism campaign after chem spill 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:41 am
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia is expanding its tourism funding in hopes of offsetting negative publicity from the January chemical spill in the Elk River that spurred a water-use ban for days.

  • Miami hosts 'Caribbean: Crossroads of the World' 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:11 am
  • MIAMI - A survey of Caribbean art and history that debuted at three New York City museums two years ago has made its way to its perhaps more natural home in Miami.

  • Phoenix Art Museum director to retire 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:02 am
  • PHOENIX - The longtime director of the Phoenix Art Museum is retiring after more than 30 years at the helm.

  • Indiana native donates black film materials to IU 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:04 am
  • BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - An Indiana native who became an advocate for black filmmakers has donated a large collection of materials from the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame to an Indiana University film center.

  • New roller coaster debuts at Kings Island in Ohio 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:05 am
  • MASON, Ohio - Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio is unveiling a new inverted roller coaster more than 4,000 feet long with speeds up to 68 miles per hour.

  • Royal Gorge park to offer tours amid fire repairs 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:29 pm
  • CANON CITY, Colorado - Royal Gorge Bridge & Park will offer guided tours on weekends and holidays this summer as it rebuilds from last summer's fire.

  • California cross-border airport clears key hurdle 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:28 pm
  • SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday that it has reached agreement with an investor group to clear the way for construction of the nation's first cross-border airport terminal connecting San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico.

  • Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:58 pm
  • ANSAN, South Korea - The most poignant reminders of what's been lost here are the most ordinary.

  • Korean Air A380 hits 2 light poles at LA airport 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:58 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport with hundreds of passengers aboard.

  • Fish found with mercury in remote Western regions 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:28 pm
  • FRESNO, California - Federal scientists have found high amounts of mercury in sport fish caught in remote areas of national parks in the West and Alaska, according to a study released Thursday.

  • Tourism push plays up 'Only in Minnesota' getaways 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:11 pm
  • ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Say goodbye to "More to Explore." Minnesota tourism promoters ushered in a new slogan Thursday that focuses on "Only in Minnesota" experiences as part of their largest-ever advertising campaign.

  • Tourism push plays up 'Only in Minnesota' getaways 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:10 pm
  • ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Say goodbye to "More to Explore." Minnesota tourism promoters ushered in a new slogan Thursday that focuses on "Only in Minnesota" experiences as part of their largest-ever advertising campaign.

  • Hail wreaks Easter travel havoc in Mexico City 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:43 pm
  • MEXICO CITY - A freak spring hailstorm has caused havoc for thousands of people trying to leaving Mexico City for Easter weekend.

  • Search for Chicago site for George Lucas museum 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:07 pm
  • CHICAGO - As Yoda might say: A site for a museum you must find.

  • Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:49 pm
  • Minot Daily News, Minot, April 16, 2014

  • Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:45 pm
  • RAMALLAH, West Bank - This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

  • Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:37 am
  • LOS ANGELES - A mountain lion that appeared strong and healthy when it was photographed as it ruled a wilderness park in the middle of Los Angeles has been exposed to rat poison and is suffering from mange, officials said.

  • Acting Cumberland Island chief to stay permanently 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:58 am
  • CUMBERLAND ISLAND, Georgia - The National Park Service says its acting superintendent on Cumberland Island will keep the job on a permanent basis.

  • 5 free things to do in Annapolis, Md. 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:05 am
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - This picturesque state capital near the Chesapeake Bay is known for its history, sailing and seafood. Annapolis served as the capital of the United States for nine months in 1783 and 1784. The city also is known for its colleges - both the U.S. Naval Academy, and St. John's College, founded in 1696 as King William's School. The city's historical ambience is a big draw, as well as its restaurants, shops and taverns. Some of the city's main attractions can be visited for free. The quaint downtown layout over a compact area is better suited for pedestrians than cars, making it ideal for a walking tour.

  • Cherokee Nation to build new east Oklahoma casino 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:25 am
  • ROLAND, Oklahoma - A casino in eastern Oklahoma operated by Cherokee Nation Businesses will be replaced with a newer, larger complex featuring a hotel, officials said.

  • New group seeks to run Pennsylvania fun park 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:11 am
  • MEADVILLE, Pennsylvania - A reconfigured group of trustees wants a judge to let it oversee a historic 122-year-old amusement park in northwestern Pennsylvania, and let it come up with a plan to pay off more than $750,000 in property taxes and penalties.

  • Del. museum: Art vandalized with stickers 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:25 am
  • WILMINGTON, Delaware - The Delaware Museum of Art says a group of visitors recently vandalized paintings and a statue with stickers.

  • Expert: Outsider need for Natchez tourism job 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:09 am
  • NATCHEZ, Mississippi - A tourism consultant is telling the city of Natchez to look an objective outsider to take over the local Convention and Visitors Bureau.