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National parks seeing huge spikes in visitation this summer

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:05am

Visitors heading to the Grand Canyon lately know they are going to get two things when they arrive: breathtaking views and long waits, whether it is to get into the national park itself or to find a parking spot inside. A few frustrated tourists have even turned around and left.

Clerk in gay marriage case to appear in federal court

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:40am

A county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses will appear before a federal judge who could hold her in contempt of court.

French Quarter agency backs removal of White League monument

Cain Burdeau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:10am

A French Quarter commission has voted to remove a 124-year-old obelisk monument dedicated to the White League's brief, and bloody, overthrow of a biracial Reconstruction government after the Civil War.

Former Austin police officer charged in girlfriend's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:50am

A former Texas police officer has been extradited from Indonesia and charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of his pregnant girlfriend in Austin.

School backers want special legislative session on funding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:10am

Education advocates are calling on Gov. Doug Ducey to call the Legislature into session to come up with a plan to settle a school funding lawsuit.

New York City agrees to $450k settlement with former inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:10am

New York City officials say a $450,000 settlement has been reached in the civil rights lawsuit filed by a former Riker Island inmate who was tied up and beaten by correctional officers.

Benghazi committee interviews former top Clinton aide

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:10am

The House committee investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks called in a former top aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton for an interview Thursday, as the panel resumes its review of the 2012 terrorist attack in Libya and Clinton's use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state.

Officer injured when man tries to escape at jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:02am

Authorities in Tennessee say an officer was injured during an inmate escape attempt and hostage situation at the Sumner County jail.

Iowa school district settles lawsuit by another district

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:00am

The Easton Valley school district has settled a legal dispute with a neighboring district in eastern Iowa.

FBI has 13 of Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator's guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:40am

The FBI has more than a dozen rifles, handguns and shotguns belonging to Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator Terry Nichols, who wants the guns turned over to his ex-wife because he owes child support, court records show.

Medicaid looks to cut back on new disability program users

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:20am

An Alaska Medicaid program that funds care for adults with developmental disabilities may cut the number of people it enrolls each year by 75 percent.

Man accused of pointing laser at sheriff's helicopter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:11am

A 55-year-old north Florida man is accused of shining a laser light into the cockpit of a Marion County Sheriff's helicopter.

Protester arrested amid Baltimore demonstrations released

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:11am

A protester arrested amid demonstrations in downtown Baltimore during a pretrial hearing in the Freddie Gray case has been released.

Friends University partners with 4 area community colleges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:10am

Friends University in Wichita has partnered with four area community colleges to offer on-site degree programs.

New Y Cross owner: No big changes at former UW, CSU ranch

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:10am

The new owner of a ranch that belonged to foundations at the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University says he plans to keep running the cattle operation without making any big changes.

Kansas legislature creates education study committee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:00am

Kansas lawmakers have created a committee to review school standards and funding.

NYC woman with therapy dog says she's denied entry to buses

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:00am

A New York City woman says she's been harassed by city bus drivers on least seven occasions since May because she travels with a therapy dog.

1 Marine killed, 9 hurt in helicopter hard landing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:42am

One Marine has been killed and 9 others were hurt when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

Oahu teacher treated for heat exhaustion from hot classroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:31am

An Oahu elementary school teacher has been treated for dehydration and heat exhaustion which she says was caused by her hot classroom.

1 Marine killed, 9 others hurt in helicopter hard landing at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:10am

1 Marine killed, 9 others hurt in helicopter hard landing at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.