From Faulkner to the Ole Miss campus in Oxford

This March 12, 2017 photo shows Rowan Oak, the house where novelist William Faulkner lived with his family in Oxford, Miss. Faulkner bought the property in 1930 and lived there until his death in 1962. Self-guided tours offer visitors a look at furnishings, photos and exhibits about the famed writer, his life and work. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — Many travelers find their way to Oxford, Mississippi, as fans of novelist William Faulkner.

New website helps people adopt the best dog

In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017 photo Morgan Fredette, 13, left, holds the family dog Roscoe as her mother Kate, center right, and brother Lucas, 11, right, play with the dog at their home in Waltham, Mass. The family found the dog through the online platform How I Met My Dog, that is designed to help humans pick the most compatible mutt possible. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — People looking for the perfect family pet tend to choose a dog based on appearance or breed — but that’s barking up the wrong tree.

Memphis: 1 city, 2 days, 4 attractions

This March 8, 2017 photo shows the Stax Museum of American Soul Music in Memphis, Tenn. The Stax recording studio’s roster of stars included Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes and the Staple Singers. It eventually went bankrupt but the museum showcases everything from costumes to cars to walls of hit records. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — My ultimate destination was Mississippi to explore blues history. But to get there, I flew in and out of Memphis, Tennessee, an hour’s drive from the Delta. With one day in Memphis on either end of my itinerary, I decided to visit four attractions there that would add to the music and civil rights themes of the Mississippi trip.

Buyer wanted: Tiny Oregon town for sale

In this April 5, 2017 photo, resident Sarah Crume holds her daughter, Hallie, as siblings Patricia and Thomas Doolittle color nearby at the local church in Tiller, Ore. The church is one of the few buildings in downtown Tiller that is not for sale. Almost all of the downtown in Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)

TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it.


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