- Miss. State Fair seeks court order for police security Updated: Oct-03-15 3:18 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi State Fair Commission has gone to Hinds County Chancery Court seeking an injunction to force the Jackson Police Department to provide security and traffic help outside the fairgrounds during this year's annual Mississippi State Fair.
- $100M resort planned for South Tahoe's Edgewood golf course Updated: Oct-03-15 2:29 pm
STATELINE, Nevada - A multimillion-dollar resort will put roots down on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe's south shore.
- The Latest: Surfer enjoys outing in Chesapeake Bay Updated: Oct-03-15 2:06 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on heavy rains in Virginia. (All times local):
- East access to Going-to-the-Sun-Road closing Monday Updated: Oct-03-15 1:56 pm
WEST GLACIER, Montana - The National Park Service says Sunday is the last day to access Logan Pass by vehicle from the east side of Glacier National Park.
- Aspen stands in Southwest suffering from fungal disease Updated: Oct-03-15 1:13 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Visitors marveling at the fall foliage in national forests might find that some of the aspen leaves are brown and blotchy or gone already.
- Wildlife officials urge caution on Youth Deer Hunt Day Updated: Oct-03-15 12:13 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts wildlife officials are urging people to be extra vigilant during the state's first ever Youth Deer Hunt Day.
- Appalachian Trail officials visit Maine over hiker problems Updated: Oct-03-15 11:46 am
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine - Officials with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the National Park Service say they will work to address bad behavior by long-distance hikers that have caused tensions at Maine's Baxter State Park.
- Nonresidents excluded from Black Hills mountain lion season Updated: Oct-03-15 11:22 am
SPEARFISH, South Dakota - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has rejected a proposal to allow nonresidents to join this season's Black Hills mountain lion hunt and lowered limits on the number of animals allowed to be killed.
- More California winemakers using less water to grow grapes Updated: Oct-03-15 11:13 am
RUTHERFORD, California - The grape vines that grower Frank Leeds tends in Napa Valley stand among the unheralded heroes of California's drought, producing decade after decade of respected Cabernets and other wines without a drop of added water.
- Tickets on sale for West Virginia Music Hall ceremony Updated: Oct-03-15 11:04 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Tickets are on sale for this month's West Virginia Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
- Severe winter took toll on northern New England deer herd Updated: Oct-03-15 10:51 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The severe winter that dropped record amounts of snow in New England took a toll on the deer herd in Vermont and Maine, prompting wildlife officials to scale back the number of deer hunting permits issued this year.
- Festival celebrating vegan eating going on in DC Updated: Oct-03-15 10:15 am
WASHINGTON - A free festival celebrating vegan eating is going on in Washington.
- Amtrak bike service takes passengers from rails to trails Updated: Oct-03-15 9:45 am
HARPERS FERRY, West Virginia - Bicyclists from major cities between Washington, D.C. and Chicago who want to bike the C&O Canal towpath or Great Allegheny Passage can now take the rails to their preferred trails with Amtrak's new roll-on bicycle service.
- Deer hunting basics up for discussion next week Updated: Oct-03-15 9:44 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is giving a free talk on deer hunting basics.
- State operation targets underage college drinking Updated: Oct-03-15 9:41 am
BOSTON - The state is hoping to crack down on underage drinking on college campuses.
- 2 globe-trotting college professors bring world to class Updated: Oct-03-15 9:41 am
MIDDLETOWN, Virginia - When Ann and Robert "Rob" Simpson took a group of Lord Fairfax Community College students to the Galapagos Islands for a three-week educational visit, their tour guide showed up in a mini skirt and go-go boots.
- For giant pumpkin grower, reward is more than big pumpkin Updated: Oct-03-15 9:28 am
PROVO, Utah - Ed Dennis is not your typical gardener.
- Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein turns 90 Updated: Oct-03-15 8:31 am
NEW YORK - Newport Jazz Festival Founder George Wein was singing the blues just hours before turning 90 on Saturday.
- Maine moose hunt wrapping up until mid-October Updated: Oct-03-15 8:13 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's state animal can soon rest easy, but only for a few days.
- Documentary film planned on theme park pioneer from New York Updated: Oct-03-15 7:05 am
TROY, New York - An upstate New York businessman who was considered a pioneer in the amusement park industry is having his story told in a documentary film.
- Playwrights' Center hosts new plays festival in Minneapolis Updated: Oct-03-15 5:06 am
MINNEAPOLIS - The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis will feature new plays at the 32nd annual PlayLabs festival this month.
- Grand Canyon visitor contracted rare tick-borne infection Updated: Oct-03-15 4:45 am
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Arizona - National Park Service and Coconino County officials are investigating a case of a rare tick-borne bacterial infection contracted by a person who recently visited the North Rom of the Grand Canyon and adjacent areas.
- Oh, poop: Fossilized feces at Bradenton museum Updated: Oct-03-15 3:46 am
BRADENTON, Florida - The South Florida Museum in Bradenton will open a new exhibit, one that leaves many feeling slightly grossed-out.
- North Dakota youth pheasant hunting season is this weekend Updated: Oct-03-15 2:25 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's two-day youth pheasant hunting season is this weekend.
- Nepalis adapt to fuel shortage by carpooling, riding bikes Updated: Oct-03-15 1:56 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - India's unofficial blockade of Nepal has put a crunch on this Himalayan nation, with cars lining up for miles around gasoline stations, schools shutting down, vegetables in short supply and taxis charging four times the normal fare.