• The Latest: Utah gov. signs .05 DUI limit, strictest in US

    Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a law giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Utah's governor has signed legislation giving the state the strictest DUI threshold in the country. Gov. Gary Herbert's office announced Thursday evening...

  • Utah governor says he will approve strictest DUI limit in US

    Updated: Thu, Mar 23, 2017

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism....

  • Pilots' union says AA is leaving standby passengers behind

    Updated: 1 min ago

    DALLAS (AP) — The head of the pilots' union says American Airlines is leaving thousands of standby passengers at the gate to make sure that flights depart on time. Dan Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association, said Thursday that nearly 20,000 passengers were denied boarding...

  • Erdogan urges US, Britain to drop 'exaggerated' laptop ban

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the United States and Britain on Thursday to drop what he said were "exaggerated" new aviation restrictions imposed on flights from some airports, including Istanbul. In a live television interview, Erdogan said...

  • Virgin America will be the latest airline brand to disappear

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — After months of teasing, Alaska Airlines has bad news for loyal customers of Virgin America — their airline's name is being dumped. Alaska announced late Wednesday that it will retire the Virgin brand, probably in 2019, adding that name to a list including Continental...

  • Mickey vs. the tax man: Disney, Universal fight tax bills

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It takes a lot of land to accommodate Cinderella's castle, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Epcot's 11-country World Showcase — and a hefty purse to pay the property taxes on it. To cut tax bills in the tens of millions of dollars, the specialists at...

  • Missing Texas girl found after 300-mile ride on coal train

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a Texas teenager who went missing while on vacation with her family in Colorado was discovered by a farmer when she hopped from a coal train after running out of Skittles. Police in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said in a statement Wednesday that...

  • By the numbers: Property values of theme parks in dispute

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld are engaged in legal battles with the county appraiser and tax collector regarding what their massive properties are worth. The theme parks claim the Orange County appraiser has assessed the properties too highly,...

  • Carlsbad Caverns sees uptick in visitors

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Carlsbad Caverns is celebrating the highest number of visitor in 15 years. The national park says it saw higher-than-average visitation for the 2017 spring break season, hosting over 42,000 people in the first three weeks of March. That's a 44 percent increase...

  • Landmark Air Force Academy chapel to close for major repairs

    Yesterday

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The landmark Cadet Chapel at the Air Force Academy will close for up to four years starting next summer for major restoration work. The academy said Wednesday the project includes replacing the 53-year-old chapel's aluminum skin, removing and cleaning...

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