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Missouri family says racism led to pool party cancellation

Aug. 09, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — A Black family says racism prompted officials at a suburban Kansas City water park to cancel a private pool party for their 17-year-old son's birthday during the weekend. Chris Evans said he signed a contract with Summit Waves Aquatic Facility in Lee's...

Washington's most populous county OKs free transit for youth

Jul. 26, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — People age 18 and under will ride buses, water taxis and streetcars for free in Washington state’s most populous county starting Sept. 1. The King County Council on Thursday unanimously approved the plan, The Seattle Times reported. Introduced by...

Official: Cause of hotel fire that injured 3 undetermined

Jul. 15, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — Investigators were unable to pinpoint the cause of a fire that damaged a popular North Conway resort, New Hampshire Fire Marshal Sean Toomey said Friday. The determination came after officials examined the scene and interviewed guests after the April 30...

Jekyll Island board weighs increase in cost of annual passes

Jun. 05, 2022 11:00 AM EDT

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The board that oversees a popular Georgia state park is weighing a 36% increase in the cost of annual passes. A committee of the Jekyll Island Authority has approved raising the cost of annual passes to the island from $55 to $75, The Brunswick News...