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Houston Chronicle
Exhibit of First Ladies' dressesCharlie Neibergall/Associated Press This Jan. 20, 2009 file photo shows Presid
Exhibit of First Ladies' dresses
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press This Jan. 20, 2009 file photo shows President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dancing together at the Obama Home States Inaugural Ball in Washington. A new exhibit opens Nov. 19, 2011, at the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Why Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas DidAbout 16 years ago, I lost my hungry heart to a flour tortilla. I was in the sm
Why Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas Did
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
About 16 years ago, I lost my hungry heart to a flour tortilla. I was in the small town of Las Vegas N.M., at Charlie's Spic & Span Café, when a server placed a basket on the table. Inside was a stack of thick, charmingly floppy tortillas, dotted... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StoryCherokee Purple: The Story Behind One Of Our Favorite Tomatoes Fortunately for
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
Cherokee Purple: The Story Behind One Of Our Favorite Tomatoes Fortunately for those of us who are suckers for novelty, every year fruits and vegetables seem to come in more bewitching colors, shapes and flavors. In recent years, we've been... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Cherokee Purple: The Story Behind One Of Our Favorite TomatoesIf you go to the farmers market this time of year, tomatoes are strutting their
Cherokee Purple: The Story Behind One Of Our Favorite Tomatoes
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
If you go to the farmers market this time of year, tomatoes are strutting their stuff in all sorts of glorious and quirky hues: green striped, white, pink, even purplish-brown. They boast intriguing names, like Mortgage Lifter, Arkansas Traveler and... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Lowcountry school name to honor local blacksmith, Emanuel 9 victimA new middle school in District 20 will be named in honor of two Lowcountry her
Lowcountry school name to honor local blacksmith, Emanuel 9 victim
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
A new middle school in District 20 will be named in honor of two Lowcountry heroes. The Charleston County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees voted in favor of the Simmons Pinckney Middle School, after the late Philip Simmons, a well-known... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Lowcountry school name to honor local blacksmith, Emanuel 9 victimA new middle school in District 20 will be named in honor of two Lowcountry her
Lowcountry school name to honor local blacksmith, Emanuel 9 victim
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
A new middle school in District 20 will be named in honor of two Lowcountry heroes. The Charleston County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees voted in favor of the Simmons Pinckney Middle School, after the late Philip Simmons, a well-known... Read more
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Reuters
Elmo finds new home at HBO in 'Sesame Street' first view dealCharacters dressed up as the Cookie Monster and Elmo from Sesame Street stand i
Elmo finds new home at HBO in 'Sesame Street' first view deal
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
Characters dressed up as the Cookie Monster and Elmo from Sesame Street stand in Times Square while waiting to pose for photographs with people for tips in New York April 9, 2013. Puppets Ernie (L) and Bert from Sesame Street are seen after they... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chef Jacques Pépin wins first Julia Child Foundation culinary prizeREUTERS: French-born, Emmy-award winning chef Jacques Pepin was named on Thursd
Chef Jacques Pépin wins first Julia Child Foundation culinary prize
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
REUTERS: French-born, Emmy-award winning chef Jacques Pepin was named on Thursday as the first recipient of the Julia Child Foundation award for the influence he has had on the way America cooks, eats and drinks. The foundation, named after the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Sesame Street’ exits US public TV for HBO A news photographer shoots puppets from Sesame Street and Muppets fame after
Sesame Street’ exits US public TV for HBO
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
A news photographer shoots puppets from Sesame Street and Muppets fame after they were donated to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington September 24, 2013. (Reuters/Larry... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Slayer heading to The SmithsonianHeavy metal band SLAYER are featured in a documentary which will be screened at
Slayer heading to The Smithsonian
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 23 days ago
Heavy metal band SLAYER are featured in a documentary which will be screened at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. The rockers star in a short film called Slayer and the Origins of Thrash, with bandmembers Tom... Read more
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Mashable
The Smithsonian Institute won't comment on Kermit and Miss PiggyImage: Stephanie Pilick/Associated Press Fans have plenty of questions, becaus
The Smithsonian Institute won't comment on Kermit and Miss Piggy
Mashable / Posted 24 days ago
Image: Stephanie Pilick/Associated Press Fans have plenty of questions, because that's just human (slash pig/frog) nature. Was infidelity a factor in this rainbow disconnection? The Smithsonian Institution, however, is above gossip. It issued a... Read more
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New Kerala
'Indian museums should go for visitor studies' Indian museums should go for visitor studies to evaluate visitor satisfaction
'Indian museums should go for visitor studies'
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
Indian museums should go for visitor studies to evaluate visitor satisfaction and overall experience which could help them design better exhibits in the future, said experts associated with US's... Read more

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