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  • Experience grand vistas as Amtrak's Empire Builder travels through Montana and the Rockies

    Experience grand vistas as Amtrak's Empire Builder travels through Montana and the Rockies
    NEAR WAGNER, Montana - The train rolls past distant hills - mountains, an easterner would call them. But it's just a tease. Out here is mostly prairie and thin wire fences and undulating gray moguls of land, mysterious for what lies beneath, all...
  • Even with its namesake glaciers receding, national park is magnificent

    Even with its namesake glaciers receding, national park is magnificent
    "Climate Change Could Destroy Glacier National Park" - recent headline --- GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - Lest you panic and picture Glacier National Park sprouting palm trees and reinventing itself as the Florida of northwest Montana, here's a big secret....
  • Al Neuharth dies at 89; newspaper mogul created USA Today

    Al Neuharth, the newspaper mogul who in 1982 made a $1-billion gamble called USA Today that earned derision for its emphasis on brevity, flashy graphics and upbeat stories but endured to become the nation's largest-circulation newspaper, died Friday in...
  • Stanford Ovshinsky dies at 89; inventor founded new field of electronics

    Stanford Ovshinsky was not a household name like Thomas Edison or Albert Einstein, but he was often compared to them, for good reason. He invented the nickel-metal hydride battery, which has powered high-tech items such as cellphones, laptop computers...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Baigent, Elliott Reid, John L. Dotson Jr.

    Michael Baigent Historical mysteries author sued publisher of 'Da Vinci Code' Michael Baigent, 65, a writer who gained attention for launching a lawsuit contending that "The Da Vinci Code" stole ideas from his book, died of a brain hemorrhage June...
  • Bobby Rogers dies at 73; original member of Motown's the Miracles

    Bobby Rogers, an original member of the Motown group the Miracles, who collaborated with lead vocalist and songwriter Smokey Robinson and kept the musical franchise going after its biggest name left, died Sunday at his suburban Detroit home. He was 73....
  • For the record

    School bonds: An article in the Nov. 29 Section A about a risky type of construction financing used by school districts said that news of one bond issued by the Poway district was first reported by the Voice of San Diego website. That website has...
  • Kia Forte, Updated Sorento to Debut at L.A. Auto Show

     
    We showed you the next Kia Forte in July. Now Kia says the compact car, which sports mini-Optima styling, will show up at the L.A. Auto Show this November. It will debut alongside an updated Sorento SUV. Kia sales executive......
  • 'I hope they do well,' Emmert says of Penn State

     
    NCAA President Mark Emmert said "it is good for college sports" if Penn State's football team succeeds under sanctions but did not back down from the reasons they were imposed. Speaking to the Detroit Economic Club on Friday, Emmert repeated......
  • HBO issues statement on the death of Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward

     
    Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward died on Wednesday at the age of 68 after a brief illness. The Detroit Free Press said Steward had been in a Chicago-area hospital for several weeks after undergoing surgery for what was termed diverticulitis....
  • Jaguar, Land Rover evolve under new owner

    Jaguar, Land Rover evolve under new owner
    Tip your hat to Tata. The Indian conglomerate that bought Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford in 2008 has turned out to be the best owner the British marques ever had. While other luxury brands changed hands before and during the Great Recession -- most...