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Residents of Greeley-area mobile home park feel abandoned

Sep. 15, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colorado (AP) — Steve Spencer has lived in the Hill-N-Park subdivision in unincorporated Weld County on and off since he was 16. At 42, Spencer is thinking about moving his family after issues in the subdivision have become too much. Imagined as a master-planned community south of the city limits...

Proposal would buy bus tickets for Seattle-area homeless

Sep. 11, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — As the Seattle area tries to tackle its homelessness crisis, an official wants to spend $1 million to expand a strategy of buying bus tickets out of town for people living on the streets. The concept of sending homeless people back to where they say they're from or may have support has been...

Reliability called key to Omaha-Lincoln bus service

Sep. 6, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Reliability will be the key in getting Lincoln and Omaha residents on board a proposed intercity bus service that would connect the two largest cities in Nebraska, according to prospective commuters. About a dozen people attended a meeting Thursday in Lincoln to discuss the idea and...

Villagers tired of living dangerously along Kashmir frontier

Aug. 29, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

CHAKOTHI, Pakistan (AP) — Villagers in Chakothi in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir are frustrated with living in constant fear of fighting along the heavily militarized frontier in the disputed Himalayan region. Their situation has been exacerbated since India's government, led by the Hindu-nationalist...

Head Start program changes signs on buses for migrant kids

Aug. 22, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials with an organization that provides early education programs for children of migrant and seasonal workers says they are changing the signs on their buses. The Idaho Statesman reported Tuesday that the Community Council of Idaho plans to remove and conceal the "Migrant and...

Crews reopen Denali park road; stranded tourists leave

Aug. 17, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

DENALI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska (AP) — Road crews have cleared one lane in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, and buses returned about 300 stranded tourists to the park entrance safely. The tourists became stranded Friday after heavy rains triggered mudslides and caused excess water from a culvert to...

Beverly Hills nixes plan for business area tourist bus stop

Aug. 15, 2019 11:35 AM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A report says Beverly Hills has nixed a plan to allow buses to load and unload tourists within its ritzy business district. The Los Angeles Times says Thursday that the proposed bus stop had been supported by the city's chamber of commerce and visitors bureau as a way to...