Posts Tagged Recreation and leisure

Louisiana turkey season could be productive

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — If Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries turkey study leader Jimmy Stafford could go turkey hunting anywhere in the state on opening day, he would likely opt for a stand around the Jackson-Bienville Wildlife Management Area.

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Report: $243M to turn Astrodome into large park, civic space

In this July 30, 2014, file photo, the Houston Astrodome is reflected in a puddle in Houston. A proposal to turn the iconic but shuttered Astrodome into a massive indoor park and build a tree-lined green space around the structure could cost nearly $243 million, according to a report released Monday, March 23, 2015, by a nonprofit research group focused on land use. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

HOUSTON (AP) — A proposal to turn the iconic but shuttered Houston Astrodome into a massive indoor park and build a tree-lined green space around the structure could cost nearly $243 million, according to a report released Monday by a nonprofit research group focused on land use.

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New English work permit rules to curb foreign soccer imports

Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham and Leicester City at White Hart Lane, London, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — The number of foreign players in English Premier League squads is set to be reduced under new rules designed to prevent the development of homegrown youngsters being stifled by imports.

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‘Mad Men’ sculpture unveiled as NYC marks show’s last season

Jon Hamm appears at an unveiling of a bench dedicated to the "Mad Men" series in front of the Time & Life Building on Monday, March 23, 2015 in New York. The bench shows a silhouette of Hamm's character Don Draper. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Mad Men” fans can now take a selfie with Don Draper, thanks to a bench unveiled Monday featuring the fictional adman’s silhouette.

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