- Geocaching enthusiasts holding world convention in Md. Updated: May-22-15 4:19 am
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The GPS-based hobby known as geocaching (jee-oh-CASH'-ing) is drawing enthusiasts to western Maryland for what organizers call their annual international convention.
- Senate confirms controversial Fish and Wildlife pick Updated: May-21-15 4:44 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The state Senate has confirmed two of Gov. Kate Brown's appointments to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, including one who drew vocal opposition from recreational fishing interests.
- Between plays and pinot, try fishing in Southern Oregon Updated: May-21-15 3:34 pm
MEDFORD, Oregon - Southern Oregon visitors looking to wiggle some fishing between wine tasting and Oregon Shakespeare Festival shows are in luck. Jackson County sports a plethora of angling opportunities that allow visitors to test-drive some of the Northwest's best fishing with plenty of time left to get cleaned up for the next pre-play dinner.
- Collection of early American coins sells for $25 million Updated: May-20-15 4:49 pm
NEW YORK - A trove of 128 American coins from the late 18th and early 19th centuries has sold for a total of $25.3 million at auction in New York.
- EXCHANGE: UK women love the quilting, not the tea Updated: May-19-15 6:21 am
KINDERHOOK, Illinois - There's not much about the United States that Judi Mendelssohn does not like or appreciate.
- New Mexico corn maze, pumpkin patch draw ire from neighbors Updated: May-19-15 5:05 am
CORRALES, New Mexico - Corn mazes might be fun for kids, but neighbors' complaints about one in Corrales may put it out of business.
- Correction: Dance Center-Grant story Updated: May-18-15 7:20 pm
AKRON, Ohio - In a story May 17 about plans for a choreography center, The Associated Press erroneously reported the recipient of $5 million in funding. The money will go to a partnership of the University of Akron and a Cleveland dance organization, not to the university.
- Christie call for larger military, more US intervention Updated: May-18-15 3:16 pm
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made the case Monday for a more active U.S. presence overseas, including a larger military and defended the government's intelligence-collection efforts in a speech laying out his foreign policy platform.
- Missouri siblings named nation's top small business persons Updated: May-18-15 11:07 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Alan Doan's entrepreneurial dreams were to start the next Facebook or Google.
- More craft beer operations expected to open in Bowling Green Updated: May-17-15 5:50 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - The craft beer movement is growing in Bowling Green.
- SD Historical Society adds new collection of WWI postcards Updated: May-17-15 5:49 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota State Historical Society has added a new collection of postcards from the first World War to its digital archives.
- Woman's quest: Identify 1,335 unmarked graves in UP cemetery Updated: May-17-15 1:55 pm
MICHIGAMME TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Who's buried in hundreds of unmarked graves at an Upper Peninsula cemetery is a question that has challenged one genealogy enthusiast for 15 years.
- Residents excited to play music in community jazz ensemble Updated: May-17-15 11:40 am
NORFOLK, Nebraska - During the day, they teach and attend school, treat patients and perform a variety of other important tasks.
- North Dakota anglers reminded about legal live baitfish Updated: May-17-15 2:28 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is reminding anglers that fathead minnows, sticklebacks and creek chubs are the only legal live baitfish species that can be used in most North Dakota waters.
- Oregon lawmakers consider budget for Fish and Wildlife Updated: May-16-15 12:34 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Lawmakers are considering how to plug a $32 million funding gap for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife through a combination of raising hunting and fishing license fees, devoting more state revenues to the department and cutting personnel.
- Proposal seeks to dim NYC skyline at night to save energy Updated: May-16-15 11:37 am
NEW YORK - Bright lights, big city?
- Fishing to heal wounds: Veterans find peace at the pond Updated: May-16-15 10:37 am
WHEELING, West Virginia - The scene was the picture of tranquility: A group of Vietnam War veterans and several fly fishing guides casting into a pond at Washington Farms, just up the hill from GC&P Road.
- Re-enactors to discuss Civil War life at Somerset Place Updated: May-16-15 6:14 am
CRESWELL, North Carolina - Re-enactors will talk about Civil War experiences on a 20th century plantation in eastern North Carolina where over time, 800 slaves worked.
- Connecticut couple dances together on PBS ballroom series Updated: May-16-15 3:08 am
STAMFORD, Connecticut - Long before they were married, Shane and Shannon Jensen had a lot in common.
- Film airing on PBS stations highlights dance in NYC schools Updated: May-15-15 3:07 pm
NEW YORK - Young dancers from five New York City public schools are the stars of a documentary airing on local PBS stations.
- A roof grows in Brooklyn: Barclay's Center to get grassy lid Updated: May-13-15 4:03 pm
NEW YORK - A roof grows in Brooklyn.
- Texas Crop Report Updated: May-12-15 5:11 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of May 12:
- Controversy stings, strengthens Mann in memoir 'Hold Still' Updated: May-12-15 2:08 pm
"Hold Still" (Little, Brown and Co.), by Sally Mann
- $100K in campaign collectibles missing from Michigan hotel Updated: May-12-15 6:46 am
TROY, Michigan - The organizer of a collectibles show says more than $100,000 in historic political campaign pins and other items have been stolen from a suburban Detroit hotel.
- Fly fishing group heals veterans' mind, body and spirit Updated: May-10-15 12:53 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - He's better. Army Special Forces veteran Paul Holcomb is sure of that much.