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iol.co.za
Bring own pillow: Museum slumber partiesWashington - After the daytime visitors have left, many museums reopen their do
Bring own pillow: Museum slumber parties
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
Washington - After the daytime visitors have left, many museums reopen their doors for the second shift of explorers: adventurous souls willing to spend the night among such unusual bedfellows as mummies, a giant squid (battling a sperm whale, no... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Races of Mankind' sculptures displayed again, in a new light, at the FieldWhen the "Races of Mankind" statues were finally taken off public display at th
'Races of Mankind' sculptures displayed again, in a new light, at the Field
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
When the "Races of Mankind" statues were finally taken off public display at the Field Museum in 1969, they were seen as relics from an earlier era of thinking about differences in the human species. Malvina Hoffman's mostly bronze sculptures, a hit... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Mom honored for raising awareness about daughter's rare medical conditionCHICAGO -- A Beverly woman is being honored this weekend for bringing awareness
Mom honored for raising awareness about daughter's rare medical condition
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
CHICAGO -- A Beverly woman is being honored this weekend for bringing awareness to a rare medical condition her young daughter has called Apert syndrome. Ever since Mary Cate was born, Kerry Lynch has been on a mission to educate us and show her... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
MacArthur Fellows Program Releases Events for Upcoming YearNewsMany of the Chicago-based foundation’s events will take place in Chicago an
MacArthur Fellows Program Releases Events for Upcoming Year
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
NewsMany of the Chicago-based foundation’s events will take place in Chicago and be free and open to the public. The MacArthur Foundation announced a new series of programs for 2016 in... Read more
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Daily Herald
3 Chicago attractions free to Illinois residents on holidayCHICAGO -- Three top Chicago attractions are providing free general admission o
3 Chicago attractions free to Illinois residents on holiday
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
CHICAGO -- Three top Chicago attractions are providing free general admission on Presidents' Day to Illinois residents. Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium are offering the free admission with proof of residency on Feb. 15. They... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
3 Chicago attractions free to Illinois residents on holidayCHICAGO (AP) - Three top Chicago attractions are providing free general admissi
3 Chicago attractions free to Illinois residents on holiday
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Three top Chicago attractions are providing free general admission on Presidents' Day to Illinois residents. Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium are offering the free admission with proof of residency on Feb. 15.... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
3 Chicago attractions free to Illinois residents on holidayCHICAGO (AP) - Three top Chicago attractions are providing free general admissi
3 Chicago attractions free to Illinois residents on holiday
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Three top Chicago attractions are providing free general admission on Presidents' Day to Illinois residents. Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium are offering the free admission with proof of residency on Feb. 15.... Read more
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Science Daily
Global plant conservation's phase one: The world checklist of hornworts and liverworts"This group of generally small-sized plants are an important component of the v
Global plant conservation's phase one: The world checklist of hornworts and liverworts
Science Daily / Posted 7 days ago
"This group of generally small-sized plants are an important component of the vegetation in many regions of the world, constituting a major part of the biodiversity in moist forest, wetland, mountain and tundra ecosystems," says Prof. Lars... Read more
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PhysOrg
Global plant conservation's phase one: The world checklist of hornworts and liverwortsA liverwort rich forest in Isla Darwin, Tierra del Fuego, Chile. Credit: Juan L
Global plant conservation's phase one: The world checklist of hornworts and liverworts
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
A liverwort rich forest in Isla Darwin, Tierra del Fuego, Chile. Credit: Juan Larrain Although it was Charles Darwin himself who more than a century ago voiced his intention to support a complete catalogue of all known plant species, such is yet to... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Scientists name dinosaur species unearthed in AlabamaMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � A new genus and species of dinosaur was named earlier t
Scientists name dinosaur species unearthed in Alabama
The Gadsden Times / Posted 8 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � A new genus and species of dinosaur was named earlier this month after skeletal remains were discovered in an Alabama creek. Remains of the world's newest known dinosaur, Eotrochodon orientalis, were discovered in a creekbank... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Crystal Bridges exhibition hits the roadBENTONVILLE -- An 11-step set of instructions awaits whoever opens "Box 11" upo
Crystal Bridges exhibition hits the road
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- An 11-step set of instructions awaits whoever opens "Box 11" upon arrival in Savannah, Ga., from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. A similarly detailed list for removing artwork is included in each of the 79 custom-made crates... Read more
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Daily Journal
Blue Angels to fly at 2017 Millville AirshowMILLVILLE – The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron is returnin
Blue Angels to fly at 2017 Millville Airshow
Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
MILLVILLE – The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron is returning here to headline the 2017 Millville Wheels & Wings Airshow. It will be the squadron’s third Memorial Day Weekend visit at the show since its debut in 2003. The annual... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago area museums report 2015 as an up year in attendanceAdler Planetarium last year topped 500,000 visitors for the first time in 22 ye
Chicago area museums report 2015 as an up year in attendance
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Adler Planetarium last year topped 500,000 visitors for the first time in 22 years, and Morton Arboretum bested the 1 million mark for the first time in its history. Those were among the Chicago museum attendance highlights for 2015 in a generally... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Striped hyenas feast in first new diorama at Field Museum in decadesIt's been more than half a century since the Field Museum mounted a new, full-f
Striped hyenas feast in first new diorama at Field Museum in decades
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
It's been more than half a century since the Field Museum mounted a new, full-fledged diorama, one of those carefully staged scenes depicting preserved animals in natural surroundings. That changes Wednesday with the debut of the setting showing... Read more
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Daily Journal
Benefit tripsSouth Jersey Holocaust Coalition and Jewish Federation of Cumberland, Glouceste
Benefit trips
Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
South Jersey Holocaust Coalition and Jewish Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties will sponsor a trip to the National Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 25. Bus will leave at 8 a.m. from the University Center at... Read more
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Daily Journal
Zonta holds Amelia Earhart meetingMILLVILLE – Col. Barbara Ann Logan was the guest speaker for the Zonta Club of
Zonta holds Amelia Earhart meeting
Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
MILLVILLE – Col. Barbara Ann Logan was the guest speaker for the Zonta Club of Cumberland County’s annual Amelia Earhart meeting, which focuses on women in aviation. The meeting was held on Jan. 4 at the Millville Army Air Field Museum at Millville... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Florida attractions: What's new in FebruaryWhether it's exploring the Land of Oz or celebrating the wonder of the Everglad
Florida attractions: What's new in February
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Whether it's exploring the Land of Oz or celebrating the wonder of the Everglades, there's something for everyone in February when it comes to Florida attractions. Amazing Animals at Zoo Miami A traveling exhibit that looks at the science behind... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Museums Offer Free Admission for MLK DayThree of Chicago's most popular cultural institutions are offering free admissi
Chicago Museums Offer Free Admission for MLK Day
NBC Chicago / Posted 21 days ago
Three of Chicago's most popular cultural institutions are offering free admission to Illinois residents on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In a news release Monday, the Field Museum, Adler Planetarium and Shedd Aquarium said residents also will be able... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
What's new in Florida attractions for FebruaryWhether it's exploring the Land of Oz or celebrating the wonder of the Everglad
What's new in Florida attractions for February
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Whether it's exploring the Land of Oz or celebrating the wonder of the Everglades, there's something for everyone this month when it comes to Florida attractions. Amazing Animals at Zoo Miami A traveling exhibit that looks at the science behind... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
What's new in Florida attractions for FebruaryWhether it's exploring the Land of Oz or celebrating the wonder of the Everglad
What's new in Florida attractions for February
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Whether it's exploring the Land of Oz or celebrating the wonder of the Everglades, there's something for everyone this month when it comes to Florida attractions. Amazing Animals at Zoo Miami A traveling exhibit that looks at the science behind... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Raley's Names New Senior Vice President of MarketingRoseville, CA - Raley's Family of Fine Stores has named Deirdre Zimmermann as S
Raley's Names New Senior Vice President of Marketing
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 25 days ago
Roseville, CA - Raley's Family of Fine Stores has named Deirdre Zimmermann as Senior Vice President, Marketing. In her new role, Deirdre will lead the advertising, marketing and external communications teams to advance the company's brand. As the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The thing to do in all 75 Arkansas countiesGas up the jalopy and tag along as we visit our estimations of (maybe) the most
The thing to do in all 75 Arkansas counties
Arkansas Times / Posted 25 days ago
Gas up the jalopy and tag along as we visit our estimations of (maybe) the most interesting thing to see or do in every county in the state. If you're like most Arkansans, you've lived here awhile — we're a bunch that tends to stick close to our... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Calamos Asset Management CEO advises Greece on economic recovery - KaposAlthough his father was a Greek immigrant, John Calamos Sr., founder of Napervi
Calamos Asset Management CEO advises Greece on economic recovery - Kapos
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
Although his father was a Greek immigrant, John Calamos Sr., founder of Naperville-based Calamos Asset Management, grew up with little connection to the country or its heritage. Today, Calamos, 75, is pouring millions from his personal fortune into... Read more

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