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2014/10/31 22:30
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FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A well-preserved human forearm that was once displayed near the Antietam National Battlefield as "The Arm of the Unknown Soldier" is now grabbing the Halloween spotlight at the...
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2014/10/31 15:09
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Get a taste of the inner workings of the world’s most powerful country with Peter Foster, The Telegraph’s US editor – from Washington’s power politics and the stories behind the headlines to where the...
2014/10/31 01:19
2014/10/31 01:19
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Senior Smithsonian executive Albert G. Horvath will serve as acting secretary of the Smithsonian from Jan. 1 through June 30, 2015, officials announced Thursday. Smithsonian Chancellor John G....
2014/10/30 21:00
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Gelman Library isn’t only home to students combing through the stacks and working on papers late at night. Now, it’s also home to a music archive. Professor Christopher “Kip” Lornell said he is...
2014/10/30 17:08
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Pa. coroner auctioning off guns used in suicidesPa. coroner auctioning off guns used in suicides A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental...
2014/10/30 08:32
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Filmmaker in Ruley project conveys passions, dreams to Norwich students Published October 30. 2014 4:00AM Palmedo-Smith conveyed to eighth-graders at the Teachers' Memorial Middle School that it is...
2014/10/30 06:09
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Though Ron Weiser has a large office on Main Street, he does his work on a small table in the corner of the room. Most of the office is adorned with University wrestling medals, Slovakian artifacts,...
2014/10/30 01:29
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Keanu Reeves stars as John Wick in one of the best-crafted action films of the year, plus Leigh also looks at this week’s other releases and cinema events not to miss. KEANU IS JACK OF IT Meet John...
2014/10/29 22:09
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When David Skorton was announced as the 13th secretary of the Smithsonian Institution earlier this year, almost as much was made of his personal history as a jazz flautist and a cardiologist as was...
2014/10/29 21:11
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Over 3,500 volunteers sign up to help transcribe documents and catalogue artifacts , to make them available online. The world’s largest collection of art, historical documents and natural specimens...
2014/10/29 14:36
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Rosalie Hamilton Hierholzer Bourland passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the age of 88. She was born on the family farm in Wilson County, Texas, on Oct. 26, 1925, to Otto Julius and...
2014/10/29 03:07
2014/10/29 03:07
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I've invented a new term — Kewanee pop-ups. That's when the "Kewanee" name pops up somewhere, often far away and sometimes in the most unlikely places.The other day Garrett Fuller, our high school...
2014/10/29 03:04
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HASTINGS, Mich. — Judy and Les Raber have played their way into the history books, not by reading music — but by learning and playing by ear. “You don`t go anywhere without your fiddle,” Judy says,...
2014/10/28 14:00
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Dinabandhu Sahoo, a professor of Botany in Delhi University, is set to take over as Director of the Imphal-based Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development. The post has been vacant since...
2014/10/27 21:02
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The ‘Nifty Fifty (times 4)’, a program of Science Spark, presented by InfoComm International, are a group of 200 noted science and engineering professionals who will fan out across the Washington,...
2014/10/27 19:11
2014/10/27 19:11
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Yesterday, Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow celebrated his 101 birthday in Crow Agency. And today, Al Jazeera America published a fascinating profile of the "tribal historian, storyteller, decorated World War...
2014/10/27 18:19
2014/10/27 18:19
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Five on the Black Hand Side: Origins and Evolutions of the Dap (Vox Efx/Flickr/Creative Commons license) LaMont Hamilton, Smithsonian Institution TALK STORY (Talk Story)—Five on the Black Hand Side...
2014/10/27 02:27
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FARMINGTON — A Farmington High School student who spent her summer conducting research at a California university was named the only National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist in San Juan County. Senior...
2014/10/26 21:15
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... is Elvis Presley?” Alfred Wertheimer asked when he received a call to photograph a young RCA recording artist in 1956. It didn’t take long for him — and the world — to find out. Wertheimer was...
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida woman's collection of orchids are finding a new home at the Smithsonian Institution. Helen Hoffman tended to approximately 100 orchids in a greenhouse attached to...
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