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Girl Scouts Sue Boy Scouts Over Name Change To Attract Girls

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NEW YORK (AP) - The Girl Scouts of the United States of America has filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping the word "boy" from its flagship program in an effort to attract girl...

40-Acre Desert In Maine Now Up For Sale

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FREEPORT, Maine (AP) - The owners of a desert located on the coast of Maine say the well-known tourist attraction is now up for sale.The owners of the Desert of Maine in Freeport say they are ready to...

International Peace Garden Celebrating 85Th Anniversary

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DUNSEITH, N.D. (AP) – A tourist attraction that straddles the U.S.-Canadian border is celebrating its 85th anniversary.The International Peace Garden is located north of Dunseith, North Dakota, and so...

Mitchell Street Construction Impacting Corn Palace Visitors

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MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Street construction in Mitchell is impacting visitation at the city's main tourist attraction. The Daily Republic reports that Corn Palace Director Scott Schmidt...

Medora Volunteers Crucial To Run Tourist Attractions

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MEDORA, N.D. (AP) - Some call it a working vacation. Some just call it fun.About 650 people are volunteering at Medora this summer, ushering at the musical, staffing the mini golf course and getting t...

University Of Southern Maine Considers Name Change

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The University of Southern Maine is considering a name change to attract more students.USM President Glenn Cummings said in a letter to the school community that he was thinking...

Planners Envision Improvements To Rapid City Downtown Park

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - City planners are looking to attract more visitors to a park in Rapid City's downtown.The Rapid City Journal reports city staff recently unveiled conceptual drawings of improve...

Treehouse Village: N Carolina Town Wanted A New Attraction

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WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) - Billy Smithwick opened the door to a rustic house built 13 feet 6 inches above the mucky swamp.A cypress tree nearly 2 feet in diameter grew right through the middle of the single...

After Dark, Ghost Hunters Search World War Ii-Era Submarine

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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - The USS Cavalla has been attracting a new kind of visitor: ghost hunters.After hours, when all the other visitors have left, paranormal investigators have been setting up to re...

Coney Island Cyclone Ride Stalls, Riders Walk To Safety

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NEW YORK (AP) - It was quite a ride, but not the one they were expecting.Riders on the Coney Island Cyclone got an unexpected trip on Saturday, when the famous amusement park attraction temporarily lo...

New Hampshire Explores Turning Ruggles Mine Into State Park


CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – A 215-year-old mineral mine and former commercial tourist attraction could someday belong to all New Hampshire residents if it gets turned into a state park.Ruggles Mine in Grafto...

Archbishop To Celebrate Mass At Former Holy Land Park

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WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - Organizers of a Roman Catholic Mass at a former biblical theme park are hoping to attract several thousand people to the Connecticut hilltop site.The Mass at the Holy Land USA...

Kansas State Fair Offers Unusual Deep Fried Food, New Shows

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas State Fair is welcoming some unusual food vendors and new attractions this year, from deep fried Pina Coladas to an inaugural Bread Sculpture contest.The Wichita Eag...

Russia Displays Its Latest Weapons At Military Show


MOSCOW (AP) - Russia has displayed its latest weapons at a military show aimed at attracting more foreign customers.President Vladimir Putin said in an address to the Army 2018 show that opened Tuesda...

Minnesota State Fair Sets New Attendance Record

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota State Fair organizers say this year's event attracted a record number of people.More than 2 million people visited the Great Minnesota Get Together which concluded its...

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