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Canberra Times
A 3.2 million-old mystery solved: Lucy may have died in a long fall from a treetheir case. The study, published Monday in the journal Nature, came about beca
A 3.2 million-old mystery solved: Lucy may have died in a long fall from a tree
Canberra Times / Posted 6 hours ago
their case. The study, published Monday in the journal Nature, came about because Lucy's skeleton - normally housed at the National Museum of Ethiopia - was taken on a tour of the United States in 2007. After a show at the Houston Museum of Natural... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mystery over what killed 'Lucy' the world's best known fossil is finally solvedto the homo genus. Homo Sapiens began walking the earth around 200,000 years ag
Mystery over what killed 'Lucy' the world's best known fossil is finally solved
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
to the homo genus. Homo Sapiens began walking the earth around 200,000 years ago. Her skeletal remains are kept in a National Museum in Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa and her plasticreplica is kept in the public for tourists to observe. Scans of the... Read more
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Japan Today
Designers create knit hat to help you look like Buddha ‹ Japan Todayalso be available at an upcoming museum exhibition celebrating Japanese Buddhis
Designers create knit hat to help you look like Buddha ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 10 hours ago
also be available at an upcoming museum exhibition celebrating Japanese Buddhist art from the Heian Period at the Tokyo National Museum in Ueno Park. Details about how to visit are below! Museum Information The Hidden Buddha of Rakuyaji... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How to see the sights of Europe for freeArt (3b; Bankplassen 4; noon-5 p.m.), the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design(
How to see the sights of Europe for free
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
Art (3b; Bankplassen 4; noon-5 p.m.), the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design(3c; St Olavsgate 1; noon- 4 p.m.) and the National Museum – Architecture (3d; Bankplassen 3; noon- 5 p.m.). All nasjonalmuseet.no. Picnic at the Palace The... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Rockingham Park reaches finish line, but memories are still freshmay be held Sept. 24-25. Some memorabilia, trophies and artwork with historical
Rockingham Park reaches finish line, but memories are still fresh
Lowell Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
may be held Sept. 24-25. Some memorabilia, trophies and artwork with historical significance will be donated to the National Museum and Racing Hall of Fame, the New England Sports Museum, and the N.H. Museum of History. AdvertisementBill... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Natalee Holloway's mom wants justice in daughter's deathBeth Holloway, mother of Natalee Holloway, speaks during the opening of the Nat
Natalee Holloway's mom wants justice in daughter's death
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 hours ago
Beth Holloway, mother of Natalee Holloway, speaks during the opening of the Natalee Holloway Resource Center (NHRC) at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment in Washington. Beth Holloway said on NBC's "Today" show Monday, August, 29, 2016, that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fossil of early human reveals she died after falling from a treepatterns when present, future research may tell a more complete story of how an
Fossil of early human reveals she died after falling from a tree
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
patterns when present, future research may tell a more complete story of how ancient species lived and died. The Ethiopian National Museum has provided access to a set of 3D files of Lucy's shoulder and knee for the public to download and print so... Read more
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York Daily Record
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappe
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.
York Daily Record / Posted 17 hours ago
to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappelman studies Lucy's arm bone in the National Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: Sissi Janet Mattox) Using a high-resolution, high energy CT scan of her... Read more
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USA Today
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappe
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.
USA Today / Posted 17 hours ago
to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappelman studies Lucy's arm bone in the National Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: Sissi Janet Mattox) Using a high-resolution, high energy CT scan of her... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappe
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 hours ago
to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappelman studies Lucy's arm bone in the National Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: Sissi Janet Mattox) Using a high-resolution, high energy CT scan of her... Read more
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Daily Journal
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappe
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.
Daily Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappelman studies Lucy's arm bone in the National Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: Sissi Janet Mattox) Using a high-resolution, high energy CT scan of her... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappe
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 17 hours ago
to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappelman studies Lucy's arm bone in the National Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: Sissi Janet Mattox) Using a high-resolution, high energy CT scan of her... Read more
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Daily Record
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappe
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.
Daily Record / Posted 17 hours ago
to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappelman studies Lucy's arm bone in the National Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: Sissi Janet Mattox) Using a high-resolution, high energy CT scan of her... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappe
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappelman studies Lucy's arm bone in the National Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: Sissi Janet Mattox) Using a high-resolution, high energy CT scan of her... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappe
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.
The Arizona Republic / Posted 18 hours ago
to Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins. Professor John Kappelman studies Lucy's arm bone in the National Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: Sissi Janet Mattox) Using a high-resolution, high energy CT scan of her... Read more
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dna
Islamic State 'connected' to Bangladesh, says John KerryA H Mahmood Ali and interact with leading civil society figures. He will also v
Islamic State 'connected' to Bangladesh, says John Kerry
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
A H Mahmood Ali and interact with leading civil society figures. He will also visit a garment factory and Bangabandhu National Museum. After wrapping up his visit, Kerry would leave for New Delhi in the evening. According to analysts, the... Read more
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dna
John Kerry arrives in Bangladesh amid wave of attacks on minoritiesAH Mahmood Ali and interact with leading civil society figures. He will also vi
John Kerry arrives in Bangladesh amid wave of attacks on minorities
dna / Posted yesterday
AH Mahmood Ali and interact with leading civil society figures. He will also visit a garment factory and Bangabandhu National Museum. After wrapping up his visit, Kerry would leave for New Delhi in the evening. According to analysts, the... Read more
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Scotsman
Brian Ferguson: Culture events in historic buildings offer hopeI was in. Not so long ago, one of the hottest tickets in August was the annual
Brian Ferguson: Culture events in historic buildings offer hope
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
I was in. Not so long ago, one of the hottest tickets in August was the annual summer party in the grand gallery of the National Museum of Scotland. A rare opportunity of after-hours revelry in the Victorian attraction, it was a strict... Read more
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The Courier
Trinidad, Cuba: The party atmosphere of Havana, without the hassleelsewhere but ditched by sailors in a storm. Another church, built by the Fran
Trinidad, Cuba: The party atmosphere of Havana, without the hassle
The Courier / Posted yesterday
elsewhere but ditched by sailors in a storm. Another church, built by the Franciscans in 1813, has been turned into the National Museum of the Struggle Against Bandits which tells the stories of the Cuban revolutionaries and the forces that... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lewis Museum names executive director, Wanda DraperLewis' programming. At the same time, it's encountering challenges old and new
Lewis Museum names executive director, Wanda Draper
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Lewis' programming. At the same time, it's encountering challenges old and new — the Sept. 24 opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture may present competition for an institution already fighting to... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Cabinet committee decides to take back Gen Zia's Independence Awardhas also proposed removing the medal and certificate related to the Swadhinata
Cabinet committee decides to take back Gen Zia's Independence Award
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
has also proposed removing the medal and certificate related to the Swadhinata Padak, or Independence Award, from the National Museum. BNP founder and the country’s first military ruler Zia and the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One in Three At Risk of Getting Bullied?of these events is given prominence in an exhibition about sexual and gender-ba
One in Three At Risk of Getting Bullied?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of these events is given prominence in an exhibition about sexual and gender-based violence, at the main Nairobi National Museum until September 27. That is because the exhibition, while highly relevant to Kenya, is predicated upon the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Symbolic Art Pieces Express Outrage On Gender ViolenceAn exhibition called One in Three: What Does It Take for You to Be Outraged? at
Symbolic Art Pieces Express Outrage On Gender Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
An exhibition called One in Three: What Does It Take for You to Be Outraged? at the Nairobi National Museum is exploring the wide and complex nature of gender-based violence. One in Three is a creation of the Art Programme of the World Bank Group.... Read more
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Calcutta News
Tunisian Parliament passes confidence vote in unity government, Chahed approved as Prime Minister2015, the country has been under a state of emergency triggered by a series of
Tunisian Parliament passes confidence vote in unity government, Chahed approved as Prime Minister
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
2015, the country has been under a state of emergency triggered by a series of deadly attacks including one on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis and a seaside resort in Sousse that was claimed by the Islamic State. The attacks severely hit... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Loren eyes more PH museumsof Living Traditions (SLT) programs. “This bill seeks to complement the effort
Loren eyes more PH museums
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
of Living Traditions (SLT) programs. “This bill seeks to complement the efforts of the NCAA by explicitly requiring the National Museum through its regional museums to serve as venues in ensuring the conservation and preservation of the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Six 'Buffalo Soldiers' honored at Disneyland ceremonyevery year, 39 years now. Saturday, Henderson and others were on hand to recei
Six 'Buffalo Soldiers' honored at Disneyland ceremony
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
every year, 39 years now. Saturday, Henderson and others were on hand to receive, on behalf of the Buffalo Soldier National Museum in Houston, the 2016 Veterans and Business Award from the Orange County Black Chamber of Commerce during a... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Former conservation director takes post with Bass Pro Shopswill also help advance the mission of two wildlife and educational nonprofit pr
Former conservation director takes post with Bass Pro Shops
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
will also help advance the mission of two wildlife and educational nonprofit programs: Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park. Bass Pro Shops, known best as a national retailer for outdoor... Read more
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Black Press USA
Meet the Five Grand Opening Sponsors of the African-American History Museumhave each provided $2 million in sponsorships to support the grand opening and
Meet the Five Grand Opening Sponsors of the African-American History Museum
Black Press USA / Posted 3 days ago
have each provided $2 million in sponsorships to support the grand opening and inaugural events for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. Each company is a founding donor of the museum and their... Read more
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The Economic Times
PMO seeks reputed candidates for post of National Archives director-generalto head NGMA. Gadanayak is a well-known sculptor who's associated with BJP. He
PMO seeks reputed candidates for post of National Archives director-general
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
to head NGMA. Gadanayak is a well-known sculptor who's associated with BJP. He was convenor of the BJP Odisha's art and culture cell in 2014. Appointments to Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts and National Museum have also attracted c... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
FBI Requests Jim Kenney Campaign DocumentsDemocratic mayoral candidate Jim Kenney gives a thumbs up while speaking during
FBI Requests Jim Kenney Campaign Documents
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
Democratic mayoral candidate Jim Kenney gives a thumbs up while speaking during an election night event at the National Museum of American Jewish History, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in Philadelphia. Kenney, a former longtime councilman,... Read more
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Japan Today
Odaiba -- Oh boy! ‹ Japan TodayOdaiba’s offices and business buildings, such as the Fuji Television headquarte
Odaiba -- Oh boy! ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
Odaiba’s offices and business buildings, such as the Fuji Television headquarters designed by Kenzo Tange and Miraikan, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, are gleaming examples of futuristic architecture. The Yurikamome Line’s... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Groups to honor Norwich's departing NAACP presidentget things done."In the last week of September, Owens will be Courtney's guest
Groups to honor Norwich's departing NAACP president
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
get things done."In the last week of September, Owens will be Courtney's guest in Washington D.C. for the opening of The National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opens Sept. 24. She will also be Courtney's guest to the White... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wheels of Time car show welcomes Fonzie, the king of coolon "Happy Days" — a character so iconic that his trademark leather jacket is pa
Wheels of Time car show welcomes Fonzie, the king of cool
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
on "Happy Days" — a character so iconic that his trademark leather jacket is part of the collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Fonzie was a bad-boy greaser, but Winkler was a smiling and affable man in a purple... Read more
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NBC Washington
10 Tips for Visiting New Museum of African American HistoryThe opening of the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American Histor
10 Tips for Visiting New Museum of African American History
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
The opening of the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture is one of the most buzzed-about events in D.C. this year -- but if you've got your heart set on going during the first few busy months, be prepared for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
4th 'Museums in the Streets' Kicks Off in Algiersof Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi. This event, to be held until August 2
4th 'Museums in the Streets' Kicks Off in Algiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi. This event, to be held until August 29, will be marked by the participation of 16 national museums, including the Public Museum of Illumination of Miniature and Calligraphy, Museum Nacer Eddine Dinet of... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Fort unveils World War I biplanedrawings. To illustrate the company Pearson Air Museum is in, Century Aviation
Fort unveils World War I biplane
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
drawings. To illustrate the company Pearson Air Museum is in, Century Aviation has restored similar DH-4 aircraft for the National Museum of the U.S. Marine Corps in Quantico, Va., and the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright Patterson... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Enjoying Artistic Performances Is One Thing, Paying Is Anotherit's a good bridge and market for me to see who is doing what. Then comes the
Enjoying Artistic Performances Is One Thing, Paying Is Another
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
it's a good bridge and market for me to see who is doing what. Then comes the possibility of me taking those groups to the National Museum and House of Culture," he explained. On one occasion, when the musical sounds must have been too much for him... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Don’t rush Bagan fixes: Aung San Suu KyiThat is why they should really work with the experts while renovating.” He wou
Don’t rush Bagan fixes: Aung San Suu Kyi
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
That is why they should really work with the experts while renovating.” He would like to see more staff at the Archeology, National Museum and Library Department in Bagan as well as an increased budget. The department has contracted out... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringStakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level.
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Stakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level. He deserves to be nominated for the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame next year and there’s no question he should be voted in. There’s no doubt riding... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringStakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level.
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
Stakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level. He deserves to be nominated for the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame next year and there’s no question he should be voted in. There’s no doubt riding... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringStakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level.
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Stakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level. He deserves to be nominated for the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame next year and there’s no question he should be voted in. There’s no doubt riding... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringStakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level.
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Stakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level. He deserves to be nominated for the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame next year and there’s no question he should be voted in. There’s no doubt riding... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Unmissable: Top 10 plays, concerts and exhibits for 2016-17 arts season in Phoenixis the unifying theme for this Cherokee artist, who has been painting since the
Unmissable: Top 10 plays, concerts and exhibits for 2016-17 arts season in Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
is the unifying theme for this Cherokee artist, who has been painting since the early 1960s. Coming to Phoenix from the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., this exhibit is a career retrospective stretching from Modernist... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiringStakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level.
Wilson: Victor Espinoza rise to greatness worth admiring
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Stakes aboard California Chrome in 2014, he’s taken his game to a higher level. He deserves to be nominated for the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame next year and there’s no question he should be voted in. There’s no doubt riding... Read more
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Daily Journal
South Jersey Jewish farmers focus of exhibitto promote its Extra Crispy chicken. USA TODAY PHILADELPHIA - Small but mighty
South Jersey Jewish farmers focus of exhibit
Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
to promote its Extra Crispy chicken. USA TODAY PHILADELPHIA - Small but mighty. The exhibition on the first floor of the National Museum of American Jewish History isn't sprawling, but that doesn't take way from its instant impact. In this... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Mingling with the Mightywe stayed at Connaught Cadet Training Centre during the nights, and went to var
Mingling with the Mighty
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
we stayed at Connaught Cadet Training Centre during the nights, and went to various locations and events, such as the National Museum of Nature, Canada Air and Space Museum, the Hadfield Youth Summit, a Gatineau air show, changing of the guard... Read more
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CBC.ca
Return remains of 2 Beothuks, Ottawa asks Scotland1828, now at a museum in Scotland. Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has taken th
Return remains of 2 Beothuks, Ottawa asks Scotland
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
1828, now at a museum in Scotland. Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has taken the unusual step of notifying the director of National Museums Scotland that Canada will make a formal demand. "The government of Canada considers this matter to be of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra August 26-28Richard Glover and The Chaser with George Megalogenis for a panel discussion on
Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra August 26-28
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Richard Glover and The Chaser with George Megalogenis for a panel discussion on Brexit, Trump and the Populist Present. National Museum of Australia. $25-$35. See ticketek.com.au 8pm BOWIE UNZIPPED Jeff Duff presents his unique interpretation... Read more
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CBS News
A surprising way to think about slaverythe coast of Africa, where more than 400,000 slaves were trafficked. Lonnie Bu
A surprising way to think about slavery
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
the coast of Africa, where more than 400,000 slaves were trafficked. Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is due to open in September, arrived there on a quest to... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Donors, Sponsors Generously Support African-American History MuseumBy Stacy M. Brown NNPA News Wire Contributor The National Museum of African A
Donors, Sponsors Generously Support African-American History Museum
The Birmingham Times / Posted 5 days ago
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA News Wire Contributor The National Museum of African American History and Culture Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC),... Read more
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