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FILE - This Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, shows damage of a partial collapse at the Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans. New Orleans officials say the hotel that partially collapsed, killing three people, won't be totally demolished until the end of the year.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Demolition of partially collapsed New Orleans hotel delayed

Jan. 3, 2020 6:07 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A hotel that partially collapsed in New Orleans, killing three people, won't be totally demolished until the end of the year, city officials said Friday. City officials told local media that the developers who own the building submitted updated demolition plans that significantly changed...

In this Oct. 8, 2019 photo, a man makes a sports bet at Resorts casino in Atlantic City, N.J. In November 2019, New Jersey's casinos and racetracks took in nearly $563 million worth of sports bets, a new monthly record. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Optimism over growth, some wariness in Atlantic City in 2020

Dec. 31, 2019 7:08 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City heads into 2020 with some optimism , buoyed by an expanded casino market with more jobs and more revenue. But there is also some concern over whether all nine casinos will make it to the finish line of 2020, and whether nearby states will eat into Atlantic City's...

FILE - This May 6, 2019, file photo shows the Shore Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. The beachfront hotel built without proper permits and fined nearly $15.6 million will be allowed to remain open. After hours of debate the California Coastal Commission voted 7-5 Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, to approve after-the-fact permits for the Shore Hotel, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Correction: Luxury Hotel-Fine story

Dec. 17, 2019 2:34 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story December 14, 2019, slugged BC-US—Luxury Hotel-Fine, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the hotel's developer, Sunshine Enterprises, must pay a fine of nearly $15.6 million for opening the hotel without proper permits, as well as $2.3 million in mitigation...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019 file photo Kanye West answers questions from Sr. pastor Joel Osteen during the 11 am service at Lakewood Church, in Houston. West has been denied a permit to build an amphitheater on his ranch in Wyoming. The Park County Planning and Zoning Commission made the decision Tuesday, Nov.19, 2019, after the rapper changed his plans for the structure near Cody. West told county officials he now wants to include residential space. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke,File)

Kanye West denied permit for amphitheater on Wyoming ranch

Nov. 20, 2019 6:41 PM EST

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Kanye West has been denied a permit to build an amphitheater on his ranch in Wyoming. The Park County Planning and Zoning Commission made the decision Tuesday after the rapper changed his plans for the structure near Cody. West told county officials he now wants to include residential...