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Done with delays, Academy movie museum rolls out red carpet

Sep. 21, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The projectors are rolling. The ruby slippers are on. Many an Oscar sits glistening. The shark has been hanging, and waiting, for nearly a year. Nine years after it was announced, four years after its first projected open date, and five months since...

2021 Nevada Press Association Award Winners

Sep. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association recognized more than 100 awardees on Saturday at a ceremony in Reno. Here's a list of winners announced at the newspaper organization’s annual convention. The press association convention, which was canceled last year because of COVID-19,...

Dutch king unveils Holocaust name monument in Amsterdam

Sep. 19, 2021 10:25 AM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — King Willem-Alexander officially unveiled a new memorial in the heart of Amsterdam's historic Jewish Quarter on Sunday honoring more than 102,000 Dutch victims of the Holocaust, and the Dutch prime minister vowed that it would remind citizens today to be vigilant against...

Four new historic markers up in Vermont town of Montgomery

Sep. 19, 2021 08:55 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Vt. (AP) — Four new roadside markers have been installed to help tell the history of the northern Vermont town of Montgomery. Three markers have been placed near covered bridges in the community that is sometimes known as the “covered bridge capital of...

Native American statute removed from St. Louis

Sep. 17, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A statue of a Native American that served as a landmark at an intersection in a St. Louis business district was removed Friday after officials determined it did not “appropriately honor” indigenous communities. The statue will be donated to the...

Organizer of Saturday rally looks to rewrite Jan. 6 history

Sep. 17, 2021 12:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The architect of a Washington protest planned for Saturday that aims to rewrite history about the violent January assault on the U.S. Capitol is hardly a household name. Matt Braynard worked as an analyst for the Republican Party, crunched data for a...

Atlanta transit authority seeks input for railcars' new look

Sep. 12, 2021 14:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's transit authority is soliciting public input for the exterior graphic design of new railcars. The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, or MARTA, is encouraging current and potential future riders to vote for one of four design options...

Ceremony held at shrine replacing church destroyed on 9/11

Sep. 10, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A ceremonial lighting and memorial service were held Friday at a church being built to replace one that was destroyed in the attacks on 9/11. Religious leaders gathered at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine for the inaugural lighting....

Ground zero rebuilding still unfinished, 20 years later

Sep. 09, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two decades after its destruction in the Sept. 11 attacks, the work to rebuild the World Trade Center complex remains incomplete. Two planned skyscrapers, a performing arts center and a church are still unfinished at the site, which plays host Saturday...

Shrine to replace church destroyed on 9/11 nears completion

Sep. 08, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

The domed sanctuary rising in Lower Manhattan, where workers are busy installing translucent Greek marble in time for a ceremonial lighting on Sept. 10, bears little resemblance to the modest parish church that John Katsimatides had discovered years ago. He often visited...