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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 hours ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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Business Wire
Ameriprise Financial and Its Employees and Advisors Give $13 Million and 80,000 Volunteer Hours to NonprofitsMINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP), along wit
Ameriprise Financial and Its Employees and Advisors Give $13 Million and 80,000 Volunteer Hours to Nonprofits
Business Wire / Posted 17 hours ago
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP), along with its employees and advisors, gave $13 million and 80,000 volunteer hour to nonprofits across the country in 2015. To increase its collective impact, the company continued... Read more
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The Hindu
Karsh Kale on his latest ablum UP and his music journeyThe Indian-American artiste wears many hats in the music arena. He talks to Apo
Karsh Kale on his latest ablum UP and his music journey
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The Indian-American artiste wears many hats in the music arena. He talks to Apoorva Sripathi about his journey In his recent album UP, Karsh Kale reflects on his 20-year career as a musician. The Indian-American not only wears many hats — composer,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Saving Daniel RhodesIt's attached high up on a wall, with no lights or fanfare, yet is has extraord
Saving Daniel Rhodes
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
It's attached high up on a wall, with no lights or fanfare, yet is has extraordinary stories to tell for those who look for them. In fact, a version of this painting is located in the Library of Congress - Lot 3135. to be specific. The painting,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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redOrbit
Jurassic butterfly relative fossil discovered in ChinaFebruary 4, 2016 by Brett Smith Researchers have identified a Jurassic age in
Jurassic butterfly relative fossil discovered in China
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
February 4, 2016 by Brett Smith Researchers have identified a Jurassic age insect whose habits and physical appearance closely resemble that of a butterfly, but whose arrival on Earth predates... Read more
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USA Today
Feds: Michigan man sold dozens of forged artworksDETROIT — Eric Spoutz portrayed himself as a successful art dealer — a rising s
Feds: Michigan man sold dozens of forged artworks
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
DETROIT — Eric Spoutz portrayed himself as a successful art dealer — a rising star of sorts. Now the 32-year-old from Mount Clemens could spend 20 years behind bars. Federal authorities say he has sold dozens of artworks he claimed were by Willem... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Henry County skeleton may be raising new questions after 50 years We have another real-life local history mystery, and this one which might be
Henry County skeleton may be raising new questions after 50 years
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 4 days ago
We have another real-life local history mystery, and this one which might be a script from the Fox TV series "Bones."I received an e-mail last week from Jennifer Mack, a... Read more
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Science Daily
Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared 'bizarre' feature with dinosaur"The nasal dome is a completely new structure for mammals-- it doesn't look lik
Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared 'bizarre' feature with dinosaur
Science Daily / Posted 4 days ago
"The nasal dome is a completely new structure for mammals-- it doesn't look like anything you could see in an animal that's alive today," says Haley O'Brien of Ohio University, Athens. "The closest example would be hadrosaur dinosaurs with... Read more
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Philboxing
UNRIVALED �RIVALRIES�NEW YORK (Feb. 4, 2016) � Round 2 of the SHOWTIME Sports� 12-round celebration
UNRIVALED �RIVALRIES�
Philboxing / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (Feb. 4, 2016) � Round 2 of the SHOWTIME Sports� 12-round celebration commemorating 30 years of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING� continues in February with �Rivalries�� on SHO EXTREME�. This month will be highlighted by five of the most... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
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New Kerala
Large lacewing of Mesozoic Era resembled modern butterfliesNew York, Feb 4 : New fossil analyses of large insects known as Kalligrammatid
Large lacewing of Mesozoic Era resembled modern butterflies
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New York, Feb 4 : New fossil analyses of large insects known as Kalligrammatid lacewings that lived in Eurasia during the mid-Mesozoic Era some 125 to 165 million years ago have revealed that these are surprisingly similar to modern butterflies.... Read more
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Philboxing
ABNER MARES AND FERNANDO MONTIEL TO MEET IN ALL-ACTION SHOWDOWN OF THREE-DIVISION WORLD CHAMPIONS ON SATURDAY, MARCH 12, LIVE ON CBS�Live On CBS At 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT NEW YORK (Feb. 3, 2016) � Former thre
ABNER MARES AND FERNANDO MONTIEL TO MEET IN ALL-ACTION SHOWDOWN OF THREE-DIVISION WORLD CHAMPIONS ON SATURDAY, MARCH 12, LIVE ON CBS�
Philboxing / Posted 5 days ago
Live On CBS At 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT NEW YORK (Feb. 3, 2016) � Former three-division world champions Abner Mares and Fernando Montiel will square off in all-action co-feature on Saturday, March 12, live on CBS at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT. In... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 5 days ago
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Havre Daily News
Tracking the WeatherWinter wheat or spring wheat this growing season? February calves or March at t
Tracking the Weather
Havre Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Winter wheat or spring wheat this growing season? February calves or March at this location? March foals or just wait for June? Is it too windy to spray? Too wet to seed? Or too dry to keep the herd on this pasture? Paperwork or outside work... Read more
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The Oklahoman
American Indian Cultural Center and Museum tweaks prompt cool reception by state officials 0shares Work on the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma Ci
American Indian Cultural Center and Museum tweaks prompt cool reception by state officials
The Oklahoman / Posted 6 days ago
0shares Work on the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City is seen. [PHOTO PROVIDED] Rick Green is the Capitol Bureau Chief of The... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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First Coast News
Smithsonian opening African-American history museum Sept. 24WASHINGTON (AP) - The Smithsonian Institution will open the National Museum of
Smithsonian opening African-American history museum Sept. 24
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Smithsonian Institution will open the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24 in Washington. Smithsonian chief spokeswoman Linda St. Thomas said Monday that President Barack Obama, the first black... Read more
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NBC Washington
African American History Museum Opens Sept. 24The Smithsonian Institution will open the National Museum of African American H
African American History Museum Opens Sept. 24
NBC Washington / Posted 6 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution will open the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24 in Washington. Smithsonian chief spokeswoman Linda St. Thomas said Monday that President Barack Obama, the first black U.S. president, will... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
7 creepy folklore creatures from around the worldTravel the globe, and you're bound to encounter tales of creepy folklore creatu
7 creepy folklore creatures from around the world
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Travel the globe, and you're bound to encounter tales of creepy folklore creatures that go bump in the night. Sometimes these mysterious beasts merely haunt your dreams; other times they drain your body of its soul. From bouncing zombies in China to... Read more
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Orange County Register
Smithsonian opening African-American history museum Sept. 24WASHINGTON – The Smithsonian Institution will open the National Museum of Afric
Smithsonian opening African-American history museum Sept. 24
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON – The Smithsonian Institution will open the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24 in Washington. Smithsonian chief spokeswoman Linda St. Thomas said Monday that President Barack Obama, the first black U.S.... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Why the Bjarke Ingels Group Is a Good Fit for D.C.The Washington Pigskins inched closer to realizing a dream of the team's owner,
Why the Bjarke Ingels Group Is a Good Fit for D.C.
Washington City Paper / Posted 7 days ago
The Washington Pigskins inched closer to realizing a dream of the team's owner, Dan Snyder, when it was revealed earlier this month that the team's next stadium will be designed by the Bjarke Ingels Group. The stadium has no home yet, but the team... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Why the Bjarke Ingels Group Is a Good Fit for D.C.The Washington Pigskins inched closer to realizing a dream of the team's owner,
Why the Bjarke Ingels Group Is a Good Fit for D.C.
Washington City Paper / Posted 7 days ago
The Washington Pigskins inched closer to realizing a dream of the team's owner, Dan Snyder, when it was revealed earlier this month that the team's next stadium will be designed by the Bjarke Ingels Group. The stadium has no home yet, but the team... Read more
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The Oklahoman
American Indian Cultural Center and Museum tweaks prompt cool reception by OKC officials 0shares Work on the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma Ci
American Indian Cultural Center and Museum tweaks prompt cool reception by OKC officials
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
0shares Work on the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City is seen. [PHOTO PROVIDED] Rick Green is the Capitol Bureau Chief of The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID, Partners Announce Winners of Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge, Sourcing Science and Technology Solutions to Halt Illegal Wildlife TradeThe United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners
USAID, Partners Announce Winners of Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge, Sourcing Science and Technology Solutions to Halt Illegal Wildlife Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners have announced 16 prize winners under the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge. USAID will award $10,000 to each winner and provide technical support to help them advance their... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Shared spotlight: New multi-subject exhibit now open in Lower Level GalleryThe three subjects in the spotlight at a new exhibit at Fort Morgan Museum all
Shared spotlight: New multi-subject exhibit now open in Lower Level Gallery
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 8 days ago
The three subjects in the spotlight at a new exhibit at Fort Morgan Museum all have one thing in common: United States history. "The Mask of Lincoln" exhibit, created by the Smithsonian Institution, is now open in the Lower Level Gallery at Fort... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Guillermo Cuellar Pottery Workshop slated for Feb. 6This latest workshop, hosted by the Central Iowa Art Association-The Art Center
Guillermo Cuellar Pottery Workshop slated for Feb. 6
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 9 days ago
This latest workshop, hosted by the Central Iowa Art Association-The Art Center, is welcoming potters of all skill levels to try out their pottery making skills and learn tips from Cuellar. "This is a great opportunity to meet and work with a very... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
From Axes To Flip Flops: A Peek At 200 Years Worth Of American Political SchwagHarry Rubenstein is deep in a thought about a log cabin when he pauses, mid-sen
From Axes To Flip Flops: A Peek At 200 Years Worth Of American Political Schwag
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
Harry Rubenstein is deep in a thought about a log cabin when he pauses, mid-sentence, and disappears down a corridor. He returns a moment later brandishing a large wooden axe. Rubenstein is the chair of the political history division at the... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Marvin Lipofsky September 1, 1938 – January 15, 2016. CategoryMarvin Lipofsky, 77, renowned San Francisco Bay Area teacher and sculptor who w
Marvin Lipofsky September 1, 1938 – January 15, 2016. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 10 days ago
Marvin Lipofsky, 77, renowned San Francisco Bay Area teacher and sculptor who worked with glass, died of natural causes at his home in Berkeley on Friday, January 15, 2016. Mr. Lipofsky was born and raised in Barrington, Illinois, a suburb of... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
Meet the Author of "Sharecropper's Troubadour" set for Feb. 5"Sharecropper's Troubadour" tells the story of John Handcox, who was an instrum
Meet the Author of "Sharecropper's Troubadour" set for Feb. 5
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
"Sharecropper's Troubadour" tells the story of John Handcox, who was an instrumental part of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union in Tyronza. The Southern Tenant Farmers Museum will be hosting a "Meet the Author" for the book "Sharecropper's... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Q&A: Prospects for the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma CityThe Oklahoma City Council must decide in the next six weeks whether to accept t
Q&A: Prospects for the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
The Oklahoma City Council must decide in the next six weeks whether to accept the Oklahoma Legislature's terms for completing and opening the stalled American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. The Legislature has proposed that Oklahoma City... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Weekend concerts celebrate jazz composerLocal jazz and classical musicians will join jazz pianist and composer Valerie
Weekend concerts celebrate jazz composer
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Local jazz and classical musicians will join jazz pianist and composer Valerie Capers for concerts Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 30 and 31, at 3 p.m. at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto. The concerts, which benefit the school, are... Read more
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The Hindu
Film on solitary weaver wins global prizeTwo school students tell the story of Prabhavathi who makes grass mats in a Ker
Film on solitary weaver wins global prize
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
Two school students tell the story of Prabhavathi who makes grass mats in a Kerala village. When she was married at 18 and went to live in Killimangalam village, P. Prabhavathi had no clue that she would one day become the sole weaver to uphold the... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Challenger disaster: 30 years laterJan. 28 marks the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster tha
Challenger disaster: 30 years later
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 12 days ago
Jan. 28 marks the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster that took the lives for seven astronauts on a cold morning in Florida back in 1986. The crew was unique in that one of the astronauts was a civilian, a schoolteacher named... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
CSULB video about Rose Parade float designer Raul Rodriguez going to the SmithsonianA Cal State Long Beach alum whose float designs for the Tournament of Roses Par
CSULB video about Rose Parade float designer Raul Rodriguez going to the Smithsonian
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
A Cal State Long Beach alum whose float designs for the Tournament of Roses Parade won more awards than anyone else will soon be memorialized in the Smithsonian Institution. Float design master The late Raul R. Rodriguez, who graduated from CSULB... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
El Cerrito: Strachwitz to be honored with GrammyEL CERRITO -- Chris Strachwitz, who has devoted more than half a century to pre
El Cerrito: Strachwitz to be honored with Grammy
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
EL CERRITO -- Chris Strachwitz, who has devoted more than half a century to preserving and promoting the work of blues musicians from the American South, is about to be recognized with a Grammy award that honors longtime contributors to the recording... Read more
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PhysOrg
Extinct pink-headed duck derived its unique color from carotenoidsThe Pink-headed Duck's unique coloration came from carotenoid pigments, as demo
Extinct pink-headed duck derived its unique color from carotenoids
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
The Pink-headed Duck's unique coloration came from carotenoid pigments, as demonstrated in a new study in The Auk: Ornithological Advances. Credit: D.B. Thomas The exotic Pink-headed Duck (Rhodonessa caryophyllacea), whose rose-colored plumage set it... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Judge LaDoris Cordell: a secret musical lifePALO ALTO — In the distance, church bells rang as pianist LaDoris Cordell press
Judge LaDoris Cordell: a secret musical life
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
PALO ALTO — In the distance, church bells rang as pianist LaDoris Cordell pressed her fingers into the keys. She was accompanying a soprano named Yolanda Rhodes in a song about new love, titled "Summer." The music rose to a rhapsody -- almost... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
The Professor and the Pueblo: Was the disclosure of Acoma traditions exploitation or scholarship?From the moment he picked his way through the crowd and took the stage at Colle
The Professor and the Pueblo: Was the disclosure of Acoma traditions exploitation or scholarship?
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
From the moment he picked his way through the crowd and took the stage at Collected Works this fall, it was clear that Peter Nabokov was prepared to face public criticism. Typically, at these events at the go-to local bookstore in a town full of... Read more
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Investopedia
Spring-Break Vacations for Retirees: Bring the GrandkidsThe words “spring break” may conjure images of college students partying away t
Spring-Break Vacations for Retirees: Bring the Grandkids
Investopedia / Posted 13 days ago
The words “spring break” may conjure images of college students partying away their days and nights at the shore (remember?), but a spring holiday is a good idea at any age. It's an excellent time to shake off the winter doldrums, grab a dose of... Read more
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The Scientist
To Retain a BrainBEYOND STONE: This fossil of a Cambrian euarthropod, Fuxianhuia protensa, shows
To Retain a Brain
The Scientist / Posted 14 days ago
BEYOND STONE: This fossil of a Cambrian euarthropod, Fuxianhuia protensa, shows black traces of preserved neural tissue.X. MA ET AL., CURR BIOL, 25:2969-75, 2015 In 2002, Xiaoya Ma spent most of her days at Yunnan University in China freeing... Read more
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Alaska Public
Late scientist’s work culminates in new butterfly guide From the cover of “Butterflies of Alaska: A Field Guide” by Kenelm W. Philip
Late scientist’s work culminates in new butterfly guide
Alaska Public / Posted 15 days ago
From the cover of “Butterflies of Alaska: A Field Guide” by Kenelm W. Philip and Clifford D. Ferris. UAF photo. A new butterfly guide is out. It identifies thousands of species across Alaska,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
7 decades of sanso’s artA celebration of the ebbs and flows of a painter’s journey and his lifelong rom
7 decades of sanso’s art
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
A celebration of the ebbs and flows of a painter’s journey and his lifelong romance with water Sanso’s romance with water has been a lifelong thing. It continued at the age of four where “we crossed boundless bodies of water and oceans to move to... Read more
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Philboxing
CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING RETURNS TO PRIMETIME ON CBS WITH PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS BLOCKBUSTERNEW YORK � January 23, 2016 � WBA Welterweight World Champion Keith �One Time�
CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING RETURNS TO PRIMETIME ON CBS WITH PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS BLOCKBUSTER
Philboxing / Posted 16 days ago
NEW YORK � January 23, 2016 � WBA Welterweight World Champion Keith �One Time� Thurman will defend his title against former champ �Showtime� Shawn Porter in a blockbuster matchup of two of the world�s best 147-pound fighters on Saturday, March 12 on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Smithsonian museum criticized for not closing Cosby art exhibit earlyWASHINGTON — Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah for h
Smithsonian museum criticized for not closing Cosby art exhibit early
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON — Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah for his alleged sexual misconduct when the Smithsonian Institution launched an exhibit funded by Cosby and his wife that showcases art from their private collection. After 15... Read more
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Market Watch
Giant panda stars as animals at National Zoo react to blizzard in WashingtonA frolicsome giant panda called Tian Tian appeared to be capturing the bulk of
Giant panda stars as animals at National Zoo react to blizzard in Washington
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
A frolicsome giant panda called Tian Tian appeared to be capturing the bulk of the online attention as videos and other images emerged of animals at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., responding to Saturday’s mounting snowfall accumulation. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questionsCosby's private art exhibition at the Smithsonian is CLOSED amid rape scandal
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questions
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Cosby's private art exhibition at the Smithsonian is CLOSED amid rape scandal They kept the exhibit until its scheduled closing and posted a disclaimer Museum director Johnnetta Cole is a friend of Cosby and his wife She said she kept the exhibit... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questionsWASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah
Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art led to ethical questions
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah for his alleged sexual misconduct when the Smithsonian launched an exhibit funded by Cosby and his wife that showcases art from their private collection. After 15 months... Read more
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