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Kiama Independent
How the Lost Diggers​ came back to lifeWWI mysteries. The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt have been brought to life in a s
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 minutes ago
WWI mysteries. The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt have been brought to life in a special presentation at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at HMAS Albatross. Journalist and author Ross Coulthart discovered the stunning photographs of Australian World War I... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Trumps not in the market for animals in the White HouseSimpsons.” When President Barack Obama’s family acquired their Portuguese water
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 minutes ago
Simpsons.” When President Barack Obama’s family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. “In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet,” said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote “Pets at the... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Frisco’s historic schoolhouse bell, once stolen in 1975, could need $30,000 in repairsup to $30,000 in restoration work to fight rust and corrosion. "It's not in po
Summit Daily News / Posted 24 minutes ago
up to $30,000 in restoration work to fight rust and corrosion. "It's not in poor condition," said Frisco Historic Park and Museum director Simone Belz. "There are no cracks, but it's very rusted. It just needs a facelift." The issues came to light... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
A poetic end to the weekendand to be able to read their works and talk to people," said Paul McGill, who w
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 2 hours ago
and to be able to read their works and talk to people," said Paul McGill, who was attending with his wife. "It was great today because last year the students didn't enter. This year, it was really great to see young people putting in some good... Read more
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Business Wire
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Celebrates Amelia Earhart’s Birthday with Free AdmissionHONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor celebrated famo
Business Wire / Posted 2 hours ago
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor celebrated famous aviatrix Amelia Earhart’s 120th birthday today with a “Happy Birthday, Amelia!” party, offering free admission to visitors dressed in period aviation costume, along... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
USS Constitution returns to Boston’s waters after repairsworld’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat, has returned to Boston’s wate
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 hours ago
world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat, has returned to Boston’s waters. The undocking of “Old Ironsides” on Sunday marked the end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celebration was held at the USS... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
From Marlene to Melania, Dior Has Been Shooting For The Stars For 70 YearsHollywood takeaways from the epic "Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams" museum e
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 hours ago
Hollywood takeaways from the epic "Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams" museum exhibition in Paris. By now, we’re used to seeing a universe of stars wearing Dior—from Rihanna in a dramatic taffeta coat and strapless dress at the Cannes Film Festival,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairsThe USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, ret
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, returned late Sunday to Boston's waters. "Old Ironsides" has been in dry dock for two years for maintenance and repairs. The wooden ship was launched in 1797. (July... Read more
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Boston Globe
Yes, you can buy happiness — if you spend it to save timeyou spend it right,’’ said University of British Columbia psychology professor
Boston Globe / Posted 4 hours ago
you spend it right,’’ said University of British Columbia psychology professor Elizabeth Dunn, co-author of a study in Monday’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daily updates and analysis on national politics from James... Read more
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NBC News
Old Ironsides sails again: Historic USS Constitution returns to Boston watersworld's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, has returned to Boston's wate
NBC News / Posted 4 hours ago
world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, has returned to Boston's waters. The undocking of "Old Ironsides" on Sunday marked the end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celebration was held at the USS... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Trump breaks with tradition, plans to keep White House pet-freeSimpsons.” When President Barack Obama’s family acquired their Portuguese water
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 4 hours ago
Simpsons.” When President Barack Obama’s family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. “In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet,” said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote “Pets at the... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Solar Eclipse Events in East TennesseeNational Historical Park is allowing visitors to view the eclipse from 1-4 p.m.
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 4 hours ago
National Historical Park is allowing visitors to view the eclipse from 1-4 p.m. at the Park Visitor Center at the American Museum of Science and Energy. A Limited number of free eclipse glasses will be available. Cumberland County Crossville has... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Developing pride in the Italian-American womanevents run throughout the year with lunches held to honor the members, money gi
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 hours ago
events run throughout the year with lunches held to honor the members, money given to needy families during the holidays, and items given to Toys for Tots. October brings Italian History Month which the group will have Monsignor Edmund... Read more
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Newsmax
USS Constitution, Newly Restored, Returns to the Waterthe end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celeb
Newsmax / Posted 5 hours ago
the end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celebration will be held at the USS Constitution Museum, reported The Associated Press. The wooden ship was launched in 1797 and earned its famous nickname notching... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Like other Central Florida cities, Oviedo plans to dress up town with public artTerro Nelson, 58, a native of Ghana who lives in Eustis, notices the heron scul
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
Terro Nelson, 58, a native of Ghana who lives in Eustis, notices the heron sculpture when he walks by the lake every day. “It brings prestige to it [the park] and also tells us about the wildlife,” he said. “You see it, and then you see the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump White House could be the first in 168 years ago to have no petstheir Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. It hasn't been all dogs and ca
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. It hasn't been all dogs and cats at the White House: 'In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet,' said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote 'Pets at the... Read more
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CBS News
USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after extensive repairsThe undocking of "Old Ironsides" on Sunday marked the end of restoration work t
CBS News / Posted 5 hours ago
The undocking of "Old Ironsides" on Sunday marked the end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celebration was held at the USS Constitution Museum. "She is the oldest warship afloat in the world. She is the oldest... Read more
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Evening Standard
How to live a more 'friluftsliv' lifeis far simpler. Translated as 'free air life', it's the idea of spending time o
Evening Standard / Posted 5 hours ago
is far simpler. Translated as 'free air life', it's the idea of spending time outdoors and enjoying nature. Here, Friday Harju, expert at Swedish wellness app Lifesum, tells you everything you need to know about friluftsliv and how you can... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Highlighting Canyon's historyCanyon will be celebrating its 130th birthday next year, and it's come a long w
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 5 hours ago
Canyon will be celebrating its 130th birthday next year, and it's come a long way from when it was declared a city just as an empty plot of land. Canyon became a city when a young couple, the Conners, the Namesake of Conner Park, came up from... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Yes, you can buy happiness...if you spend it right," said University of British Columbia psychology professo
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 hours ago
if you spend it right," said University of British Columbia psychology professor Elizabeth Dunn, co-author of a study in Monday's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The right way is paying someone else to do the time-consuming drudge... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Officials: Snooty, the oldest manatee in captivity, died from drowningBRADENTON, Fla. — Officials from a Florida museum say a 69-year-old manatee tha
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 hours ago
BRADENTON, Fla. — Officials from a Florida museum say a 69-year-old manatee that died over the weekend got trapped in a maintenance tube and drowned. During a news conference Monday, officials from the South Florida Museum in Bradenton said Snooty... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Oldest manatee in captivity died from drowningBRADENTON, Fla. (AP) � Officials from a Florida museum say a 69-year-old manate
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) � Officials from a Florida museum say a 69-year-old manatee that died over the weekend got trapped in a maintenance tube and drowned. During a news conference Monday, officials from the South Florida Museum in Bradenton said... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichor call 203-622-2968. Land Trust picnic The Greenwich Land Trust member’s pic
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 hours ago
or call 203-622-2968. Land Trust picnic The Greenwich Land Trust member’s picnic will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Louise Mueller Preserve, 370 Round Hill Road, Greenwich. Will include music by Jay and Ray, a special salad... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
What's Happening in North Okaloosa CountyCRESTVIEW — Here’s a calendar of upcoming events in North Okaloosa County and s
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 hours ago
CRESTVIEW — Here’s a calendar of upcoming events in North Okaloosa County and surrounding areas. KIDS FUN DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 29, Blackman Community Center, 7590 U.S. Highway 189, Baker. Free. Lighthouse Church and Golan Assembly of God... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Legend of Kinosoo, the Cold Lake Big Fishits wide mouth, and snapped it in two. The man’s love watched from the farther
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
its wide mouth, and snapped it in two. The man’s love watched from the farther shore and saw her beloved perish. The next day his canoe, in pieces, washed ashore but the young man was lost. So from this day forward the Dene have avoided crossing... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Yes, you can buy happiness - if you spend it to save timethe Harvard Business School. When people do that, they report feeling greater l
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
the Harvard Business School. When people do that, they report feeling greater life satisfaction in general and happier that day. But when they buy material objects, it tends not to bring people the happiness they expect, she said. Lynda Jones, a... Read more
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The Economic Times
2.6-million-yr-old `priceless' fossil on sale for just Rs 4500about 18km from Chandigarh. TOI recently bought a skull of a `hemibos', a 2.6-
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
about 18km from Chandigarh. TOI recently bought a skull of a `hemibos', a 2.6-million-year-old predecessor of the present-day wild water buffalo, for just Rs 4,500 from a family in Masol, following reports that fossilised rocks found near the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
A vacant White House job: First petSimpsons.” When President Barack Obama’s family acquired their Portuguese water
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
Simpsons.” When President Barack Obama’s family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. “In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet,” said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote “Pets at the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Yes, you can buy happiness - if you spend it to save timethe Harvard Business School. When people do that, they report feeling greater l
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 hours ago
the Harvard Business School. When people do that, they report feeling greater life satisfaction in general and happier that day. But when they buy material objects, it tends not to bring people the happiness they expect, she said. Lynda Jones, a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Necropsy confirms drowning as Snooty the manatee's cause of deathBRADENTON— The South Florida museum aquarium will re-open Tuesday and grief cou
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
BRADENTON— The South Florida museum aquarium will re-open Tuesday and grief counselors will be available after the untimely death of beloved manatee Snooty. A summary necropsy from Dr. David Murphy, Snooty's longtime veterinarian, and the Fish and... Read more
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dna
Wanted - a cute pet for the White HouseSimpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
Simpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. "In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet," said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote "Pets at the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Snooty's cause of death found to be drowning; museum to reopen TuesdayBRADENTON, FLA. - Staff at the South Florida Museum are trying to figure out ho
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 7 hours ago
BRADENTON, FLA. - Staff at the South Florida Museum are trying to figure out how a panel meant to prevent its animals from entering an area meant to access plumbing became dislodged and allowed Snooty -- the world's oldest manatee in captivity -- to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dog statues on display downtown highlight police canine unitoversized black glasses like Harry Caray. The art piece will be on display at W
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
oversized black glasses like Harry Caray. The art piece will be on display at Water Tower Place, home to the Chicago Sports Museum operated by Harry Caray's Restaurant Group. Another statue features a mosaic of dogs and cats that have gone through... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
A vacant White House job: first petSimpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Simpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. "In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet," said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote "Pets at the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
No First Pet job - White HouseThe Simpsons. When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese wa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 hours ago
The Simpsons. When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. "In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet," said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote Pets at the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A vacant White House job: first petSimpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Simpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. "In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet," said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote "Pets at the... Read more
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Daily Herald
New Orleans museum has big plans for city's tricentennialUniversity of Mississippi and the moccasins lent by the Musée du quai Branly in
Daily Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
University of Mississippi and the moccasins lent by the Musée du quai Branly in Paris are among dozens of objects lent by museums for the free exhibit, which opens Feb. 27 at The Historic New Orleans Collection . "New Orleans, the Founding Era"... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairsThe USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, ret
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 8 hours ago
The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, returned late Sunday to Boston's waters. "Old Ironsides" has been in dry dock for two years for maintenance and repairs. The wooden ship was launched in 1797. (July... Read more
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Market Watch
5 of the best places to see the ‘Great American Eclipse’ on Aug. 21in the path of the eclipse — and the millions more who live within striking dis
Market Watch / Posted 8 hours ago
in the path of the eclipse — and the millions more who live within striking distance — the view will be more like night and day when the moon blocks the sun. It will look more like a crescent, and the sun will not be totally covered in other... Read more
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The Space Review
Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and BeyondYale Univ. Press, 2017 hardcover, 288 pp., illus. ISBN 978-0-300-20651-7 US$
The Space Review / Posted 9 hours ago
Yale Univ. Press, 2017 hardcover, 288 pp., illus. ISBN 978-0-300-20651-7 US$40.00 Last Friday marked the sixth anniversary of the landing of the shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-135, the final shuttle mission. That anniversary went largely... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
New Orleans museum has big plans for city's tricentennialexhibit about New Orleans' early decades for the city's tricentennial next year
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 hours ago
exhibit about New Orleans' early decades for the city's tricentennial next year. They're among dozens of objects lent by museums around North America and the world for the free exhibit opening Feb. 27 at The Historic New Orleans... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Miami shows embrace Cuba-based artists, as tensions lingerwhere wealthy patrons and institutions have sought to unify Cubans on both side
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
where wealthy patrons and institutions have sought to unify Cubans on both sides through unprecedented art exhibits. Museums and cultural centers are rewriting old rules on the kind of Cuban art that has a place in Miami now that decades have... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New operation grows shellfish fast on Westport’s Mill Pondthis was news to Northrop, who was immediately interested in the property’s pot
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
this was news to Northrop, who was immediately interested in the property’s potential. “My dad just mentioned it one day that we owned this and that maybe I should look into it as a business opportunity,” Northrop said. “From there, it just... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Miami shows embrace Cuba-based artists even as tensions riseeven as wealthy patrons and institutions have sought to unify Cubans on both si
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
even as wealthy patrons and institutions have sought to unify Cubans on both sides through unprecedented art exhibits. Museums and cultural centers are rewriting old rules on the kind of Cuban art that has a place in Miami now that decades have... Read more
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The News & Observer
Vacant lodge on the NC coast has a storied past, but what’s its future?the facility should include 14 hotel rooms, a large ballroom and meeting spaces
The News & Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
the facility should include 14 hotel rooms, a large ballroom and meeting spaces, a restaurant, gift shop, free tours and museum-style exhibits for tourists. The state has spent about $5.7 million on building repairs since 2007, and the report... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Snooty, the world’s oldest captive manatee, dies in FloridaSnooty, the world’s oldest-known manatee, has died at age 69, officials with th
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 10 hours ago
Snooty, the world’s oldest-known manatee, has died at age 69, officials with the South Florida Museum announced on July 23, 2017. Snooty’s death was the result of a tragic accident and the circumstances are being reviewed. FLORIDA — The world’s... Read more
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NBC Miami
A Vacant White House Job: First PetSimpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water
NBC Miami / Posted 10 hours ago
Simpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. "In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet," said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote "Pets at the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Morning Buzz: 5 Things to know for July 24the cause, you can donate at www.schoolsupplysanta.com. The GRFC's inaugural s
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 hours ago
the cause, you can donate at www.schoolsupplysanta.com. The GRFC's inaugural season proved magical right to the end Saturday night at Grandville High School. The area's minor league women's soccer team beat Santa Clarita 3 to 1 in the United... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
A Vacant White House Job: First PetSimpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 10 hours ago
Simpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. "In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet," said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote "Pets at the... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
A Vacant White House Job: First PetSimpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water
NBC Connecticut / Posted 10 hours ago
Simpsons." When President Barack Obama's family acquired their Portuguese water dog Bo, it was big news. "In the modern-day presidency, almost all of them have had a pet," said Jennifer Pickens, a White House social expert who wrote "Pets at the... Read more
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