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The owners of a historic cog railway that climbs up New Hampshire's Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, want to build an upscale hotel a mile from the summit, in keeping with hotels that once graced the mountain in the 1800s, and to accommodate an increasing number of summer tourists.Read More

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Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside Washington

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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital this week, advertising a gambling floor "bigger than the White House" and an art collection that includes a large welded collage by Bob Dylan....

Hikers start petitions opposing hotel on Mount Washington
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Several hiker-generated petitions have started in opposition to plans to build a hotel near the summit of Mount Washington, the Northeast's highest peak....

Baby's first flight: Woman gives birth while on airplane
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Charleston, South Carolina, after a baby was born in the middle of the flight....

New Amtrak train station in Niagara Falls set to open
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state's newest Amtrak station is set to receive its first trains this week....

1st nonstop commercial flight from Beijing arrives in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A little glitz and a sampling of a Las Vegas Strip dance and acrobatic performance marked the arrival of the first direct commercial airline flight from mainland China to Las Vegas....

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