The proposed motorsports park will not be built in Oak Ridge, the developer announced Tuesday after learning that an environmental impact statement would be required, and that the study could cost several million dollars and take several years.
Rusty Bittle, developer and founding partner of the Oak Ridge Motorsports Park, said he would try to relocate the proposed project.
You may be familiar with a lot of iconic themed lands found throughout many parks in America. Diagon Alley, Cars Land and Pandora are some of the most immersive lands many theme park fans in the nation have experienced. However, there are plenty of great themed areas found across the globe that rival what the US offers. In this list, I’ll be counting down my picks for the top 10 themed lands at international parks. This is a follow-up to the list of top 10 theme park lands in the US, which can be found here. To include as many
On Thursday, the time finally came for Quad-City environmentalist Chad Pregracke to reveal what he’s been working on: A bid for a national park that would place a small herd of bison atop the Interstate 80 bridge.
As Pregracke warned, the Bison Bridge idea is “way outside the box.”
This is not to say it’s a pipe dream.
Behind-the-scenes progress is real. Funding is partly in place. Many of the governmental powers-that-be either endorse the idea or have helped work on it. And the timing is right, they say.
Park City leaders twice in the last week spoke of the prospect that a second Winter Olympics could create funding opportunities as City Hall continues to consider what are anticipated to be high-dollar infrastructure projects, particularly transportation improvements.
The recent Olympic mentions are more evidence of the desire of the municipal government to parlay a
A Harvard Professor Called Wartime Sex Slaves ‘Prostitutes.’ One Pushed Back.
SEOUL, South Korea — The students and the survivor were divided by two generations and 7,000 miles, but they met on Zoom to discuss a common goal: turning a Harvard professor’s widely disputed claims about sexual slavery during World War II into a teachable moment. A recent academic journal article by the professor — in which he described as “prostitutes” the Korean and other women forced to serve Japan’s troops — prompted an outcry in South Korea and among scholars in the United States. It
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