Posts Tagged Recreation and leisure

Alligator season catches on in Mississippi

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Alligator hunting season has become one of the hottest sports in Mississippi.

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Pain of Atlantic City casino closings far-reaching

This Feb. 29, 2012 file photo shows the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino and Caesars Atlantic City Hotel and Casino, left back, in Atlantic City, N.J. The rapid disintegration of Atlantic City's casino market might be an early indicator of what could happen in other parts of the country that have too many casinos and not enough gamblers. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — With three more of Atlantic City’s 11 casinos threatening to close by September, nearly 8,000 workers and their families will be affected. But the impact of the closings will be felt far beyond their kitchens.

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Comic-Con offers toy designers a chance to go wild

This photo provided by courtesy of Mattel, Inc. shows the "Hot Wheels Life-Sized Darth Vader Car." When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel's dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Mattel, Inc., Jeffrey Moustache)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky’s the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel’s dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport.

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Fun run’s cancellation in US angers participants

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Utah company’s cancellation of an annual fun run featuring a muddy, foamy obstacle course has left participants out of money in Nevada, Oregon and other states.

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Application period starts for antlerless deer hunt

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s application period for licenses to hunt antlerless deer is underway and continues through Aug. 15.

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