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In rural Kentucky, solar eclipse preparation keeps town busy

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Cross over the old Louisville & Nashville Railroad in this town remembered for its Civil War encampment and you'll see the first signs - there's fresh anticipation in the rural areas that will be prime viewing locations for the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to sweep the United States in 99 years....

Dead Niagara Falls daredevil might have plunged with snake

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NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- A daredevil who died after plunging over Niagara Falls in an apparent stunt with an inflatable ball might have brought a boa constrictor along for the ride....

Q&A: Border officers take key role in enforcing travel ban

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers will be key players in putting President Donald Trump's revised travel ban into effect on Thursday, affecting visitors from six mostly Muslim countries....

Florida zoo staff hand-raises abandoned baby kangaroo
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) -- An abandoned baby kangaroo is back with her mob after being hand-raised by the staff at a Florida zoo....

How vacationing business owners cope with being unreachable
NEW YORK (AP) -- While hiking in the Himalayas for three weeks, Mike Scanlin had no cellphone service much of the time and no way to charge his phone. Running his business - a one-man operation - became a very sporadic proposition....

Disney: Animatronic Trump will speak at Disney World show

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Disney has confirmed that an animatronic version of President Donald Trump will have a speaking role at its Hall of Presidents attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida....

Q&A: Nevada to launch latest legal vice for tourists: Pot

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RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Sin City will launch its latest legal vice by week's end....
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