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Land-based casino rebranded as Caesars Southern Indiana

May. 16, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

ELIZABETH, Ind. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment's Horseshoe Southern Indiana land-based casino that's currently under construction is being rebranded as Caesars Southern Indiana. Officials on Wednesday said that progress is being made on the $85 million project to create a 100,000-square-foot...

California developer fined $15M over pricey beach hotel

May. 9, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A developer was hit Wednesday with a record $15.58 million fine for constructing a high-priced hotel on the Southern California coast after initially obtaining a permit for a property with moderately priced rooms, in what state officials called a "bait-and-switch" building scheme....

The Latest: Developer fined $15M over California coast hotel

May. 8, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the California Coastal Commission fining a hotel developer (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The California Coastal Commission has fined a developer a record $15.58 million for building a high-priced hotel after obtaining a permit for property with moderately priced rooms. The...

Correction: Destined to Burn-New Homes story

May. 7, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — In a story April 27 about residents in rural areas preparing for wildfires that was distributed by The Associated Press, the Reno Gazette Journal erroneously spelled the names of a couple quoted in the story. They are Laura and Ed Heneveld. A corrected version of the story is below: Tahoe...

UNLV received secret $25M gift from Vegas mogul Kerkorian

May. 1, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV received a secret donation of $25 million from a Las Vegas casino builder and movie studio owner. The estate of Kirk Kerkorian anonymously donated the funds to the Nevada university's medical school following his death in 2015, The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Tuesday. Kerkorian...

Kentucky plan to reduce Mammoth Cave haze approved by EPA

Apr. 12, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Kentucky's plan to meet federal air pollutant and visibility requirements around Mammoth Cave National Park. EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler visited Kentucky on Friday to announce the approval of the state's regional haze plan....

German birthplace marks Bauhaus centenary with new museum

Apr. 5, 2019 5:14 AM EDT

WEIMAR, Germany (AP) — The German city where the Bauhaus was born a century ago is paying tribute to the school behind a string of modern design icons with a new museum opening Friday meant to anchor it in its turbulent historical context. The Bauhaus Museum in Weimar, a functional but elegant concrete...