Tag: Recreation and leisure

History, celebrity, leafy beauty live on at NYC cemetery

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NEW YORK — Michael Cumella, dressed in 1920s garb, laid his old Victrola record player down among the tombstones and turned to the small...

Report: Disney may get $570M in tax breaks for new campus

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The Walt Disney Co. stands to benefit from more than a half billion dollars in tax breaks for building a new...

Milwaukee Bucks’ fans celebrate NBA championship with parade

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MILWAUKEE — Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate...

Iowa race track cuts ties with announcer after racist rant

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ALGONA, Iowa — An Iowa race track said Thursday that it will cut ties with an announcer who went on a racist rant against...

Karras cared more about making Hall of Fame than he let on

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A dozen NFL seasons packed with All-Pro roughhousing, easy celebrity and lots of laughs would be a fulsome career for any man. That was...

Let the fashion policing begin on opening day of Tokyo Games

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NEW YORK — Let the fashion policing begin. The Olympics in...

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday in pandemic’s shadow

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CAIRO — Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns...

Berlin opens ambitious cultural forum in palace replica

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BERLIN — One of Germany's most ambitious cultural projects, which will feature collections of African, Asian and other non-European art in a partial replica...

Mexican wolf breeding program gets boost from zoo

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MEXICO CITY — Five gray wolf pups born at Mexico City’s Chapultepec Zoo are giving a boost to efforts to broaden the endangered species’...

After horrific fair ride accident, Ohio beefs up inspections

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Four years after a carnival ride’s corroded steel arm snapped and flung a high school student to his death at the Ohio State Fair,...