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Dave McCoy, who gave skiers Mammoth Mountain, dies at 104

February 9, 2020

BISHOP, Calif. (AP) — Dave McCoy, who transformed California's Mammoth Mountain from a remote Sierra peak into a downhill destination for skiers and snowboarders from around the world, has died at 104.Rusty Gregory, former chief executive of the resort,...

Spain, UK see new virus cases; French focus on ski resort

By BARRY HATTON and ANGELA CHARLTON | February 9, 2020

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — French medical authorities tested scores of children and their families Sunday for the new virus from China, zeroing in on a ski resort in the Alps that appeared linked to new infections in Britain and Spain.The U.K. announced...

5 Britons with virus hospitalized in France after Alps stay

By ANGELA CHARLTON and DANICA KIRKA | February 8, 2020

France is closing two schools and trying to reassure vacationers in the Alps after five British citizens, including a 9-year-old child, contracted the new virus from China at a French ski resort.Saturday's announcement of the five new cases in France...