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  • Business

    AP PHOTOS: As the Lincoln Continental returns; a look back

    Ford Motor Co. said Monday that the Lincoln Continental is coming back after a 13-year hiatus. A concept version of the full-size Continental will be shown at the New York auto show this week. The production car goes on sale next year.Lincoln,...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    Coney Island roller coaster mishap briefly strands riders

    NEW YORK (AP) A roller coaster at New York City's Coney Island amusement park got stuck on the first day of the season, leaving passengers briefly stranded atop the wooden structure.Witnesses tell the Daily News (http://nydn.us/1IbCmov ) about...

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  • News

    WWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museum

    CINCINNATI (AP) More than seven decades after the Doolittle Raiders rallied their nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes will again add to their legacy with a presentation to a museum in Ohio.The group will receive the...

    By Dan Sewell, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Oregon police kill cougar above popular hiking trail

    BEND, Ore. (AP) An Oregon police officer shot and killed a cougar after it was spotted just above a popular hiking trail.KTVZ-TV reports (http://is.gd/7Va6kL ) that the animal was seen Saturday evening near the summit of Pilot Butte, a...

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  • Business

    Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia

    SECO, Ky. (AP) Mines built this company town. Jack and Sandra Looney hope vines the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above will help to draw visitors here.Their Highland Winery housed in the lovingly restored...

    By Jonathan Drew And Allen G. Breed, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia

    SECO, Ky. (AP) Mines built this company town. Could vines the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above help to draw visitors here?Jack and Sandra Looney sure hope so.Their Highland Winery housed in the lovingly...

    By Jonathan Drew And Allen G. Breed, Associated Press|

  • News

    AP PHOTOS: Mid-Atlantic duckpin bowling keeps its roots

    MOUNT JACKSON, Va. (AP) The pins and balls in duckpin bowling aren't as forgiving to beginners as the larger, heavier 10-pin bowling, but according to competitor Jerry Middleton it is what keeps him coming back to Shenandoah Bowling Lanes. The...

    By Patrick Semansky, Associated Press|

  • Pets

    Keeping wild birds healthy is tricky business

    DEAR JOAN: I have four bird baths on my property and wonder if you or any of your science-minded readers know of anything safe I might add to the water to prevent any disease being transferred from one critter to another?

    By Joan Morris jmorris@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Oddities

    Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin.Miss March, who's 88, wears a green top hat and not much else...

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  • Horoscopes

    Horoscope: March 29, 2015

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Lucy Lawless was born in Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand, on this date in 1968. This birthday gal portrayed the title role on the TV series "Xena: Warrior Princess" from 1995-2001. She's had recurring roles on "Parks and Recreation" and "Battlestar Galactica," as well as appearing on episodes of "Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "CSI: Miami" and "The Code."

    By Jeraldine Saunders Tribune Media Services|

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