- Park along Detroit River hosts new spot for watching birds Updated: Jul-29-15 8:49 am
DETROIT - There's a new place for watching birds along the Detroit River.
- Purdue Extension concentrating state fair farm programs Updated: Jul-29-15 4:11 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Purdue Extension will concentrate its agriculture exhibits in a single spot during next month's Indiana State Fair.
- Immigrants, poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury Updated: Jul-29-15 3:53 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.
- Museum creates research room for miner family histories Updated: Jul-28-15 8:32 am
SCARBRO, West Virginia - A museum and store in Fayette County has created a room where coal miners' relatives can research their family histories.
- Putrid-smelling flower attracts large crowds in California Updated: Jul-27-15 2:45 pm
BERKELEY, California - Officials with UC Berkeley's botanical garden say the garden had its busiest day in more than a decade as people flocked to get a whiff of the "corpse flower," a plant known for its pungent odor.
- Lake Placid ice dancing competition expanding Updated: Jul-27-15 3:08 am
LAKE PLACID, New York - The largest U.S. summer ice dance competition is expanding.
- Wyoming Game and Fish Department faces budget cliff Updated: Jul-26-15 3:57 pm
CASPER, Wyoming - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department faces a serious budget cliff because of declining numbers of hunters and anglers.
- Public boat ramp to close for repairs Updated: Jul-26-15 2:31 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A public boat ramp in Concord is being closed soon for repairs and improvements.
- UND unveils hockey trading cards, memorabilia collection Updated: Jul-26-15 12:04 pm
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - Hockey fans can now take a trip down memory lane through thousands of trading cards and memorabilia that the University of North Dakota has opened to the public.
- New Hampshire Fish & Game offers "best baby gift ever" Updated: Jul-26-15 11:40 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Stumped by what to get that newborn baby? New Hampshire Fish and Game officials have come to the rescue.
- Program 'breath of fresh air' for youth at District shelter Updated: Jul-26-15 9:04 am
WASHINGTON - The children at the D.C. General shelter call him "Master Dong." He shows up six days a week bearing fresh fruit and something even rarer and more precious at this overcrowded facility for homeless families: organized, outside fun.
- Family fishing event scheduled at Merritt Reservoir Updated: Jul-26-15 5:05 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is hosting a family fishing event at Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area in Cherry County.
- Sleeping by the fishes Updated: Jul-26-15 4:09 am
KENAI, Alaska - Each year, thousands of eager Alaskans flood the north and south Kenai beaches for the personal-use dipnet season with the same goal in mind: catching fish.
- Man's obsession with cars shows with him having owned 200 Updated: Jul-24-15 4:19 pm
NEW PALESTINE, Indiana - Most boys put their toy cars away once they're grown.
- The quiet carver: Parkman man making the art he enjoys Updated: Jul-23-15 5:15 am
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - Al Forcelle is not your typical artist. He doesn't make art for the glory. He craves neither awards nor fame.
- Craigslist founder gives group $10,000 for composting toilet Updated: Jul-22-15 5:15 pm
MORRISTOWN, New Jersey - The founder of Craigslist has donated $10,000 for a composting toilet that will be named in his honor by a northern New Jersey organization.
- South Carolina editorial roundup Updated: Jul-22-15 3:41 pm
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers:
- Ex-music teacher gets prison for sex with female student Updated: Jul-21-15 8:31 am
STROUDSBURG, Pennsylvania - A former Pennsylvania public school music teacher must spend three to six years in state prison for his sexual relationship with a student.
- 11 moms complain about Rhode Island breast milk jewelry firm Updated: Jul-20-15 4:05 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Eleven mothers have filed complaints with the Rhode Island attorney general's office alleging extensive delays by a company that makes jewelry from breast milk.
- Arizona law stakes claim over unauthorized campaign signs Updated: Jul-19-15 3:55 pm
PHOENIX - With city elections in Phoenix next month and 2016 races around the corner, Arizona regulators are warning people that they might need to pull up stakes on the many campaign signs on lawns and street corners.
- Cumming antique collector's cannonball detonated Updated: Jul-18-15 9:05 am
CUMMING, Georgia - Antiquing may not be the first answer when thinking of jobs that come with existential dangers, but when a Cumming woman unknowingly brought a live cannonball into her home last week, that's exactly what the situation exploded into.
- Big Green Monster cukes? Rooftop garden thrives at Fenway Updated: Jul-17-15 3:09 pm
BOSTON - There's more green at Fenway Park than the infield or the monster wall.
- Historic Vicksburg property, contents to be auctioned Updated: Jul-17-15 10:42 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - The Old Feld Home in Vicksburg, with its prominent blue-tiled roof and Palladian arches, will be auctioned Saturday.
- Revolutionary War event set for NY-Pennsylvania border towns Updated: Jul-17-15 6:25 am
HIGHLAND, New York - Revolutionary War re-enactors will be participating in a two-state event commemorating the 236th anniversary of a battle fought along the New York-Pennsylvania border.
- Pabst Brewing to return to Milwaukee with new brewery Updated: Jul-15-15 6:59 pm
MILWAUKEE - Pabst Brewing Co. said Wednesday it is coming home to open a new brewery and restaurant next year on the site of its original Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee.