Posts Tagged United States

Light rain helps contain forest fire in lower Hudson Valley

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A light overnight rain and a bit more precipitation on Wednesday is helping contain a forest fire at the southern edge of the Catskill Mountains.

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Toledo Bend is seeing a revival

MANY, La. (AP) — Once a sparkling fishing haunt for the masses, Toledo Bend Reservoir went through a period in recent years where anglers young and old avoided it like the plague, primarily due its inaccessibility and to a lack of production.

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Roger Penske explores opening auto racing museum in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Auto racing team owner and businessman Roger Penske says he’s exploring opening an auto racing museum in downtown Detroit.

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Mike Shanahan to deliver Eastern commencement speech

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Former NFL coach and Eastern Illinois University graduate Mike Shanahan will speak at two of the school’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday.

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Biloxi Shuckers getting closer to playing at home

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Seats are going in and grass will be going down at MGM Park, as it gets closer to completion so the Biloxi Shuckers can play at home.

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