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  • 2 Ohio amusement parks among top 20

    Kings Island and Cedar Point are the most popular seasonal amusement parks in the U.S., according to a report issued by the Theme Entertainment Association. Both parks, owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment of Sandusky, Ohio, saw a slight rise in...
  • Where obnoxious buffalo roam

    Where obnoxious buffalo roam
    MINNEAPOLIS — The bison were calling to me. Ever since I moved to Minnesota in 2005, I imagined great herds of noble buffalo waiting on some distant plain, munching the tall bluestem and porcupine grass, and when I would wander out among them,...
  • Alinea named No. 6 restaurant in the world

    Alinea named No. 6 restaurant in the world
    Best in Chicago. Best in North America. Closing in on best in the world. Grant Achatz is rapidly running out of titles to secure. Alinea was named the No. 6 restaurant in the world by London-based Restaurant magazine in its annual ranking of the top...
  • Massive Power Outage in SoCal, Ariz. Not Caused by One Person

    Massive Power Outage in SoCal, Ariz. Not Caused by One Person
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Federal investigators and officials from California and Arizona utility companies say that a massive blackout that affected nearly 7 million people last month was not caused by the actions of a single worker doing repairs, as...
  • What is the most popular color for cars?

     
    Paint manufacturer PPG says white is most popular car color...
  • Gap to close 34% of namesake U.S. stores by end of 2013

     
    Gap to close stores in U.S., struggling apparel giant Gap to reduce North America store count by 34%...
  • Jewish chaplains memorial opens in Arlington Cemetery

     
      Fourteen Jewish chaplains who died in service were honored with a memorial on Chaplains Hill in Arlington National Cemetery. The Jewish Chaplains Memorial was dedicated Oct. 24 on the 150th anniversary of service by rabbis in the military.  “It is...
  • Fungus causes white-nose syndrome in bats, researchers find

     
    Researchers say they now have proof that a fungus discovered in 2007 is responsible for white-nose syndrome, the devastating infectious disease that has killed more than 1 million bats in North America. The confirmation is a significant step toward...
  • Reel China: Chinese companies take stake in China Lion

     
    China Lion gets investment from Bona, Huayi Brothers to expand U.S. film distribution of Chinese-language movies....
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sets sales record; hoopla reigns

     
    Call of Duty: The new video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has had a record-breaking launch, reaching $400 million in North American and United Kingdom sales....
  • Leisure and business travel continue to grow

     
    Despite higher travel costs, the world's hotel industry continued to enjoy a higher pace of leisure and business bookings in October, according to an analysis of global data....