ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The sale on eBay of a city-owned vehicle used by Sarah Palin when she was mayor of Wasilla is causing a stir in small-town politics:
A Fairbanks woman won the SUV on Nov. 27 with an online bid of $10,300, about $8,000 above its estimated value.
Mayor Verne [...]
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich called on the agency to review its arrangement, saying it did not appear that whoever made the decision had adequate understanding of weather in southeast Alaska or took into account for the possibility of aircraft breakdowns.
The decision — which Swanson called a permanent solution — has [...]
The owner of Madison's new Snuggle House has decided to shut it down just three weeks after it opened, choosing to pack up his pillows and beds under intense scrutiny from city officials who questioned whether the place was a front for a brothel.
The Snuggle House, part of a growing [...]
NEW YORK (AP) — The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind of visitor: a cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in [...]