National Museum Month

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Reuters
From hinterland to wonderland: China's 'teapot' refinery boomtownsA staff walks in a museum of Chambroad Petrochemicals in Boxing, Shandong Provi
From hinterland to wonderland: China's 'teapot' refinery boomtowns
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
A staff walks in a museum of Chambroad Petrochemicals in Boxing, Shandong Province, China, May 10, 2016. Sculptures of Confucius with his students are seen near the office buildings of Chambroad Petrochemicals in Boxing, Shandong Province, China,... Read more
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Sierra Star
Community Calendar - week of May 26Details: (559) 692-2145 or (559) 868-3319. Baha’i’s of the Mountain Area: 7 p.
Community Calendar - week of May 26
Sierra Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Details: (559) 692-2145 or (559) 868-3319. Baha’i’s of the Mountain Area: 7 p.m. Third Wednesday of the month; discussion on topics: Elimination of Prejudice, Life after Death, Equality of Men and Women. Yosemite Bank community... Read more
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Sierra Star
Expectations running high for lucrative tourist seasondied while serving in the U.S. military. It also marks the unofficial beginning
Expectations running high for lucrative tourist season
Sierra Star / Posted 2 hours ago
died while serving in the U.S. military. It also marks the unofficial beginning of the busy summer tourist season, a three-month period that some business owners say provides upwards of 40% of their annual revenue while driving the economy of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctionsWASHINGTON - In an international battle stretching from Native American lands i
Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 hours ago
WASHINGTON - In an international battle stretching from Native American lands in the American West to the auction houses of Paris, two tribes on Tuesday renewed a years-long campaign to prevent the sale of sacred objects. Hoopa Valley Tribal Council... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast Happeningsin a group. Reservations, (904) 641-1212 or alhambrajax.com. Chinese Tea Cerem
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 hours ago
in a group. Reservations, (904) 641-1212 or alhambrajax.com. Chinese Tea Ceremony, in honor of Asian Pacific American Month, 6-7 p.m., University Park branch library, 3435 University Blvd. N. Find out what the art of drinking tea really means.... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Almanac: clubs, meetingsand pregnant women. 900 King St., Rye Brook. For information/registration, 203-
Almanac: clubs, meetings
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 hours ago
and pregnant women. 900 King St., Rye Brook. For information/registration, 203-863-4277 orwww.greenwichhospital.org. NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI): 6:30-8 p.m. Third Thursday. Free weekly recovery support group for adults living... Read more
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TribLIVE
New Kensington, Tarentum to celebrate Pulitzer Prize-winning photographerNew Kensington, near the city clock. A free reception will follow at the Alle-K
New Kensington, Tarentum to celebrate Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
New Kensington, near the city clock. A free reception will follow at the Alle-Kiski Valley Historical Society's Heritage Museum, East Seventh and Lock streets, Tarentum. Adams' Paris photos and other memorabilia: Through the third week in June... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
LESS IS MORE: New gallery in townMay 22, 2016 An avenue for local and international artisans is finally offered
LESS IS MORE: New gallery in town
Negros Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
May 22, 2016 An avenue for local and international artisans is finally offered in Dumaguete City. The G Gallery is located at North Road National High way, Bantayan, Dumaguete City. The owner, Mrs. Glory Abueva Tobias said there will be more exhibits... Read more
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Philly.com
Robinson's contracts, at Constitution Center, appraised at $36 millioncolor barrier and changed American society forever. And from Thursday until Jun
Robinson's contracts, at Constitution Center, appraised at $36 million
Philly.com / Posted 17 hours ago
color barrier and changed American society forever. And from Thursday until June 5, they will be on display here at the National Constitution Center. "These are the founding documents of the Civil Rights movement," said Mykalai Kontilai, the... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Minot Honda dealership burglarized; motorcycle is missingin 4 Minot robberies claims police lack evidence A Minot man accused of robbin
Minot Honda dealership burglarized; motorcycle is missing
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 17 hours ago
in 4 Minot robberies claims police lack evidence A Minot man accused of robbing four businesses in the city this month says police have no proof that he's the culprit. A Minot man accused of robbing four businesses in the city this month... Read more
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Daily Record
Ten places to go with kids when school's out!boredom at bay this summer by visiting a new place. Mix it up. Go to the beach
Ten places to go with kids when school's out!
Daily Record / Posted 17 hours ago
boredom at bay this summer by visiting a new place. Mix it up. Go to the beach one day and to a park the next. Explore a museum or a farm. Attend a festival, a craft session, a concert. Go beyond your town, your county, your comfort zone. Summer... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Cosby in court; Toyota recall; Flight 804 explosion likelyBill Cosby pauses during a news conference about the upcoming exhibit at the Sm
Cosby in court; Toyota recall; Flight 804 explosion likely
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 21 hours ago
Bill Cosby pauses during a news conference about the upcoming exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today. What to know... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
This is how Riverhead students won a national music contestLast month, members of Riverhead High School’s chorus, jazz band and chamber or
This is how Riverhead students won a national music contest
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 21 hours ago
Last month, members of Riverhead High School’s chorus, jazz band and chamber orchestra packed their bags and headed to Boston for a national music competition, the WorldStrides Onstage Heritage Festival. As first-time participants, the student... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Cosby in court; Toyota recall; Flight 804 explosion likelyBill Cosby pauses during a news conference about the upcoming exhibit at the Sm
Cosby in court; Toyota recall; Flight 804 explosion likely
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 21 hours ago
Bill Cosby pauses during a news conference about the upcoming exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today. What to know... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Medals-for-bail gangster released from prisonkey players in the saga of the stolen war medals has been freed from prison. T
Medals-for-bail gangster released from prison
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
key players in the saga of the stolen war medals has been freed from prison. The scene of war medal theft at Waiouru Army Museum in December 2007. Photo / Doug Sherring. The senior gang member who helped negotiate the safe return of priceless war... Read more
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Le Mars Daily Sentinel
Historic Preservation Commission celebrates May designation(Sentinel Photo by Beverly Van Buskirk) Le Mars Mayor Dick Kirchoff declared Ma
Historic Preservation Commission celebrates May designation
Le Mars Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
(Sentinel Photo by Beverly Van Buskirk) Le Mars Mayor Dick Kirchoff declared May as National Historic Preservation Month at the Chamber Coffee hosted by the Le Mars Historic Preservation Commission at The Browns Century Theater in downtown Le Mars.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The Brickman: Lunch with the Lego guy Ryan McNaughtMCG at Myer in Melbourne. He has also made huge Lego models of the Colosseum, t
The Brickman: Lunch with the Lego guy Ryan McNaught
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
MCG at Myer in Melbourne. He has also made huge Lego models of the Colosseum, the Acropolis and Pompeii for the Nicholson Museum of antiquities at Sydney University. They call him "the Brickman", but does he have a favourite brick? Professional... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Leading researcher appointed Senior Māori HistorianTaonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage and is the World War One Historian-in
Leading researcher appointed Senior Māori Historian
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage and is the World War One Historian-in-Residence at the Auckland War Memorial Museum. He is the author of Nga Tama Toa (2008), the acclaimed history of the 28th Māori Battalion’s C Company, and... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
10 Degrees: The worst contract in MLB history is finally ending soonhis 32nd birthday – about the age at which teams start to worry about decline i
10 Degrees: The worst contract in MLB history is finally ending soon
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
his 32nd birthday – about the age at which teams start to worry about decline in big-bodied first-base/DH types. Fourteen months later, the Phillies tacked an additional five years on to Howard’s deal. They could’ve waited to see how his play... Read more
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Alaska Public
Scientists across fields focus on Aleutiansdoing research in any field – as long as it was centered on the Aleutian Island
Scientists across fields focus on Aleutians
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
doing research in any field – as long as it was centered on the Aleutian Islands. Corbett said the idea hatched at a National Science Foundation-funded workshop on North Pacific archaeology a few years back. “And a bunch of us who have... Read more
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The Mercury News
Los Altos History Museum to showcase artist Paul HauLos Altos will be showcasing one of its most talented residents this fall with
Los Altos History Museum to showcase artist Paul Hau
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Los Altos will be showcasing one of its most talented residents this fall with an exhibition at the Los Altos History Museum celebrating Chinese painter Paul Hau's 100th year. Hau, who was born in China in 1917, has lived in Los Altos since 1963 but... Read more
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ABC News
Who Is This Future Game Show Host?Hills, Calif. Right, Cher attends the "China: Through The Looking Glass" Costum
Who Is This Future Game Show Host?
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Hills, Calif. Right, Cher attends the "China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 4, 2015, in New York. Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library | Getty Images Grace Jones is seen as a senior year... Read more
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The Washington Times
TRAVEL SOUTH DAKOTA: Rushmore, National Park Service milestones may drive tourismtourism season, which will be well underway by the end of May. The 75th annive
TRAVEL SOUTH DAKOTA: Rushmore, National Park Service milestones may drive tourism
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
tourism season, which will be well underway by the end of May. The 75th anniversary of the completion of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the National Park Service’s centennial celebration are expected to help fuel interest and bring in... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
30 things to do with the kids this half term in Liverpool and beyondoccupied. Eye for Colour Running throughout half term This inspiring family-
30 things to do with the kids this half term in Liverpool and beyond
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
occupied. Eye for Colour Running throughout half term This inspiring family-friendly exhibition is back at the World Museum for its 10th anniversary. It's packed with hands-on exhibits and interactive displays, exploring the endless ways in... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Decades after death in WWII, a son of New Orleans comes homechanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Decades after death in WWII, a son of New Orleans comes home
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Sanders breaks with White House on Puerto Rican rescue planchanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Sanders breaks with White House on Puerto Rican rescue plan
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Decades after death in WWII, a son of New Orleans comes homechanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Decades after death in WWII, a son of New Orleans comes home
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 yearschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 yearschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Jaclyn Jose becomes 1st Filipino to win Cannes best actresschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Jaclyn Jose becomes 1st Filipino to win Cannes best actress
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Murder trial for 'Shield' actor set to begin in Los Angeleschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Murder trial for 'Shield' actor set to begin in Los Angeles
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peacechanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peace
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 yearschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 yearschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his lifechanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 yearschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history. Boulders shift, canyons erode,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his lifechanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history. Boulders shift, canyons erode,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Historic GJ buildings survived multiple changes in downtownin 1911, in another building. He moved to the current site in 1921. Because Ma
Historic GJ buildings survived multiple changes in downtown
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
in 1911, in another building. He moved to the current site in 1921. Because May is Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, the city is encouraging people to visit or view some of the historic structures. A walking-tour brochure listing two... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 yearschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his lifechanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 yearschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his lifechanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 yearschanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Seeing eyeSOCIETY SPEAKERS: The Trumbull County Historical Society Speaker Series takes p
Seeing eye
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
SOCIETY SPEAKERS: The Trumbull County Historical Society Speaker Series takes place the first Sunday of each month at the John Stark Edwards House and Trumbull County Museum, 303 Monroe St. NW, Warren. The presentations begin at 2... Read more
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KTVN Reno
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his lifechanges over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
changes over 140 years Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history.More >> Boulders shift, canyons... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Non-profit news: Week of May 23, 2016hours of giving. The event is semi-formal and includes a dessert buffet. $18. f
Non-profit news: Week of May 23, 2016
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
hours of giving. The event is semi-formal and includes a dessert buffet. $18. fcpassaiccounty.com or 973-694-6274. The National Council of Jewish Women will conduct a study group at 1 p.m. May 31 at the Conference Center, 380 Hackensack Ave.,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Te Papa to welcome Māori and Moriori remainsMāori and Moriori remains from Smithsonian InstitutionThe remains of sixty Māor
Te Papa to welcome Māori and Moriori remains
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Māori and Moriori remains from Smithsonian InstitutionThe remains of sixty Māori and Moriori individuals, returning from museums and private collections, will be welcomed onto Te Papa's marae at 1pmon Friday 27 May.Ancestral remains belonging to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The story of the Niagara River: The water wonder of the worldshape of the falls is always changing,” says Environment Canada’s Aaron Thompso
The story of the Niagara River: The water wonder of the world
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
shape of the falls is always changing,” says Environment Canada’s Aaron Thompson, who also serves as chair of the International Niagara Board of Control. “The rate has slowed down because so much of the flow goes to the power plants.” And... Read more
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AdWeek
Adweek's Power List 2016: The Top 100 Leaders in Marketing, Media and TechZuckerberg CEO, chairman, co-founder, Facebook It's Mark Zuckerberg's future—
Adweek's Power List 2016: The Top 100 Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech
AdWeek / Posted 2 days ago
Zuckerberg CEO, chairman, co-founder, Facebook It's Mark Zuckerberg's future—the rest of us will just live in it. Last month, during his keynote address at Facebook's F8 developers' conference, Zuck, 32, set his sights on tomorrow, laying out a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Areta Wilkinson and Te Rongo Kirkwood at Auckland MuseumArtists 30 June 2016 – 11 September 2016 Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki
Areta Wilkinson and Te Rongo Kirkwood at Auckland Museum
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Artists 30 June 2016 – 11 September 2016 Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira announces an exciting new exhibition of contemporary art this June: Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu: Artists... Read more
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