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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Violet Crown Cinema Nearly Ready for Virginia Film FestivalA new theater in Charlottesville is right on track to open up just in time for
Violet Crown Cinema Nearly Ready for Virginia Film Festival
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 3 hours ago
A new theater in Charlottesville is right on track to open up just in time for the upcoming Virginia Film Festival. Construction ion the Violet Crown Cinema is set to be complete a couple of weeks before the festival, which runs from November 5... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Critic Leonard Maltin to Participate in VA Film FestivalCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Film critic Leonard Maltin will host screenings and
Critic Leonard Maltin to Participate in VA Film Festival
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 9 hours ago
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Film critic Leonard Maltin will host screenings and discussions during this year's Virginia Film Festival. Festival organizers say Maltin also will serve as a guest programmer for the festival's Library of Congress... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Between the Lines: Sacramentans, tell your tale to StoryCorpsIf you’re an “everyday American” with a story to tell – a narration about the l
Between the Lines: Sacramentans, tell your tale to StoryCorps
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 hours ago
If you’re an “everyday American” with a story to tell – a narration about the life’s lessons you’ve learned or the events that have shaped who you are – the oral-history project StoryCorps is interested. The nonprofit project will wheel its... Read more
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TribLIVE
Inside America’s ‘perfect hammer’ in the terror warAmerica's approach to fighting the post-9/11 war on terror has raised the publi
Inside America’s ‘perfect hammer’ in the terror war
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
America's approach to fighting the post-9/11 war on terror has raised the public profile of secretive U.S. special forces and their missions, whose story is told in exhaustive detail by Sean Naylor's new book, “Relentless Strike: The Secret History... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Bookmarks: Events, signings, new releases■ The 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival is 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sat
Bookmarks: Events, signings, new releases
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
■ The 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival is 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown D.C. With more than 175 authors, poets and illustrators in 18 pavilions, the free program will be the... Read more
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Philly.com
Crissinda Ponder: Which type of lender is right for you?-- Reliability: You probably know and trust the institution. It is regulated by
Crissinda Ponder: Which type of lender is right for you?
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
-- Reliability: You probably know and trust the institution. It is regulated by state and federal agencies and likely has strong ties with your community. -- One-stop shopping: You deal directly with the source of your loan. --Savings: As the loan... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Patricia A. WilsonA native of The Bronx, New York, Anne trained as a nurse at Bellevue Hospital i
Patricia A. Wilson
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 2 days ago
A native of The Bronx, New York, Anne trained as a nurse at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan and pursued careers in hospital, private practice and industrial nursing for many years. She later trained as a substance abuse counselor, moved to Washington,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rosa Parks documents reveal the fury behind the image of stoic protesterThe black-and-white photograph of Rosa Parks on the bus looks familiar. She’s
Rosa Parks documents reveal the fury behind the image of stoic protester
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The black-and-white photograph of Rosa Parks on the bus looks familiar. She’s staring forward, reenacting her moment in history as if preparing for a place in a grade school textbook on the civil rights movement, conservatively dressed in a hat and... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
52nd Anniversary of MLK's Speech(CNN) Little else stirred the American soul in the 20th century like four short
52nd Anniversary of MLK's Speech
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
(CNN) Little else stirred the American soul in the 20th century like four short words cried out across the National Mall in Washington on August 28, 1963 -- "I have a dream." Before Dr. Martin Luther King's words echoed throughout Lincoln Memorial,... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Locals provide voices, knowledge for recordingsDIAMOND — In preparation for the centennial anniversary of the National Park Se
Locals provide voices, knowledge for recordings
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
DIAMOND — In preparation for the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016, an organization called StoryCorps was at the George Washington Carver National Monument on Thursday to record stories from the monument’s staff, volunteers... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Drivers to see replacement of historic Marshall County bridgeThe structure, built in 1915, spans Honey Creek, connecting Hart Avenue with 10
Drivers to see replacement of historic Marshall County bridge
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 3 days ago
The structure, built in 1915, spans Honey Creek, connecting Hart Avenue with 105th Street, near Bangor, on the northwestern edge of the county. The existing bridge is to be demolished. The project is on schedule for letting in December, said Mark... Read more
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The Huffington Post
5 Reasons Lauryn Hill's Influence On Music Is IncomparableThis post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflec
5 Reasons Lauryn Hill's Influence On Music Is Incomparable
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and more! "[I wanted to] write songs that lyrically move me and have the integrity of reggae and the... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Wyanet remembers The War of 1812But the War of 1812 was important in the shaping of our nation in many ways. Wy
Wyanet remembers The War of 1812
Bureau County Republican / Posted 5 days ago
But the War of 1812 was important in the shaping of our nation in many ways. Wyanet will be honoring those who helped shape it at Forest Hill Cemetery at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 4. In the event of rain, it will be held at the Wyanet VFW... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The world's most spectacular librariesPhoto: James Willis,...
The world's most spectacular libraries
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
Photo: James Willis,... Read more
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Marshall Independent
A good readMy cousin actually called me on the telephone about three weeks ago to tell me
A good read
Marshall Independent / Posted 5 days ago
My cousin actually called me on the telephone about three weeks ago to tell me to read the book. I think that he thought of me because much of the book has references to my old hometown of Dayton, Ohio. Though my cousin was from Ironton, Ohio, rather... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Sen. Wyden, Oregon Duck help Boys and Girls Club 'Think Big'EUGENE, Ore. - Senator Ron Wyden and his helpers put away 300 new books at the
Sen. Wyden, Oregon Duck help Boys and Girls Club 'Think Big'
KMTR Eugene / Posted 5 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - Senator Ron Wyden and his helpers put away 300 new books at the Boys and Girls Club of Emerald Valley on Tuesday. A surprise guest - the Oregon Duck mascot - joined in on the fun. The books are from the Library of Congress,... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Sen. Wyden, Oregon Duck help Boys and Girls Club 'Thing Big'EUGENE, Ore. - Senator Ron Wyden and his helpers put away 300 new books at the
Sen. Wyden, Oregon Duck help Boys and Girls Club 'Thing Big'
KMTR Eugene / Posted 6 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - Senator Ron Wyden and his helpers put away 300 new books at the Boys and Girls Club of Emerald Valley on Tuesday. A surprise guest - the Oregon Duck mascot - join in on the fun. The books are from the Library of Congress, supporting... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Madison Heights biz builds swanky beef jerky trailerPhoto by Triune Specialty Trailers Madison Heights-based Triune Specialty Trail
Madison Heights biz builds swanky beef jerky trailer
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
Photo by Triune Specialty Trailers Madison Heights-based Triune Specialty Trailers has built a tricked-out display trailer for The Beef Jerky Outlet, a rapidly growing chain based in Seymour, Tenn. The $200,000 yellow trailer, called "The... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Ridgefield Exhibit Shows Cass Gilbert As Seen Through A Camera LensRIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- See a selection of photographs of notable Cass Gilbert bui
Ridgefield Exhibit Shows Cass Gilbert As Seen Through A Camera Lens
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 7 days ago
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- See a selection of photographs of notable Cass Gilbert buildings by Carol M. Highsmith, "America's Photographer," on Sunday Sept. 27, at the Keeler Tavern Museum. The Carol M. Highsmith Collection at the Library of Congress is... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
A political fix on the InternetA really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happ
A political fix on the Internet
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
A really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happened had Romney done better than he did in some states. Politics ought not to be all work and no play, and 270towin is one way to have a little fun by playing armchair... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Madison Heights biz builds swanky beef jerky trailerMadison Heights-based Triune Specialty Trailers has built a tricked-out display
Madison Heights biz builds swanky beef jerky trailer
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 days ago
Madison Heights-based Triune Specialty Trailers has built a tricked-out display trailer for The Beef Jerky Outlet, a rapidly growing chain based in Seymour, Tenn. The $200,000 yellow trailer, called "The Experience," has custom stairs, removable... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Library operates as a ‘school outside the school.’Published: Sunday, 8/23/2015 - Updated: 3 minutes ago The library is more th
Library operates as a ‘school outside the school.’
The Toledo Blade / Posted 8 days ago
Published: Sunday, 8/23/2015 - Updated: 3 minutes ago The library is more than a public resource. It is also a young person’s resource, offering an array of tools and support to help students... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
D.C. break leads to state travelsWASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., crossed the state visiting farms
D.C. break leads to state travels
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., crossed the state visiting farms and agricultural businesses last week for his fifth annual "Ag Tour" during the congressional August recess. Stops included the Anderson Minnow Farm in Lonoke; Sickle... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
These websites feed habit of political junkiesA really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happ
These websites feed habit of political junkies
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
A really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happened had Romney done better than he did in some states. Politics ought not to be all work and no play, and 270towin is one way to have a little fun by playing armchair... Read more
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Torontoist
A Toronto Journalist Reports from the USSR in 1932Frederick Griffin, the ace reporter of the Star, spends the summer of 1932 tour
A Toronto Journalist Reports from the USSR in 1932
Torontoist / Posted 9 days ago
Frederick Griffin, the ace reporter of the Star, spends the summer of 1932 touring the USSR. The Kremlin from the Moscow River, from William Henry Chamberlin, Soviet Russia—A Living Record and a History (Little, Brown and Company, 1930). Frederick... Read more
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KTVN Reno
US poet laureate to make appearance at Nevada State CollegeHENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - The first Hispanic poet laureate of the United States is
US poet laureate to make appearance at Nevada State College
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - The first Hispanic poet laureate of the United States is making a visit to Las Vegas for a free public reading at a new 250-seat theater at the Nevada State College in Henderson. Clark County Poet Laureate Bruce Isaacson says... Read more
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Boulder Weekly
PoetryOne of the first uses of language must surely have been to tell others what hap
Poetry
Boulder Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
One of the first uses of language must surely have been to tell others what happened beyond the firelight, out in the forest. And poems that do just that seem wonderfully natural and human to me. Here’s Anya Krugovoy Silver telling us something that... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festivalJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on S
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festival
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 11 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on Saturday for the first Mississippi Book Festival. John Grisham opens the event in the same building where he once helped write state laws. The young attorney was a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festivalJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on S
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festival
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on Saturday for the first Mississippi Book Festival. John Grisham opens the event in the same building where he once helped write state laws. The young attorney was a... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festivalJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on S
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festival
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 11 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on Saturday for the first Mississippi Book Festival. John Grisham opens the event in the same building where he once helped write state laws. The young attorney was a... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festivalJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on S
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festival
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on Saturday for the first Mississippi Book Festival. John Grisham opens the event in the same building where he once helped write state laws. The young attorney was a... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festivalJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on S
Mississippi celebrates literary heritage with book festival
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authors and bibliophiles gather at the state Capitol on Saturday for the first Mississippi Book Festival. John Grisham opens the event in the same building where he once helped write state laws. The young attorney was a... Read more
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Slate
The Slate Local History Project: Discover Your Town’s Past With Slate’s History WriterWhat Happened Here?I’m a historian who knows almost nothing about the history o
The Slate Local History Project: Discover Your Town’s Past With Slate’s History Writer
Slate / Posted 11 days ago
What Happened Here?I’m a historian who knows almost nothing about the history of my town. I’m setting out to remedy that. For a person who writes about the past for a living, I can be remarkably incurious about the history of the place where I live.... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Mississippi Book Festival opens SaturdayArtist Wyatt Waters painted this for the inaugural Mississippi Book Festival. L
Mississippi Book Festival opens Saturday
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Artist Wyatt Waters painted this for the inaugural Mississippi Book Festival. Limited-edition prints will be available, as well as posters. (Courtesy) By M. Scott Morris JACKSON – More than 100 authors will gather at the Mississippi Capitol on... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Germans settled Blair County to escape political, economic strifeySeveral members of the Bavarian Aid Society are looking to get back to their ro
Germans settled Blair County to escape political, economic strifey
Altoona Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Several members of the Bavarian Aid Society are looking to get back to their roots. The club's president, Lou Steinbugl, said a trip across the pond to Germany is in the works for next year, and the interest from club members has already been... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Veterans History Project comes to St. LouisST. LOUIS (KTVI) – For the next two weeks St. Louis veterans will be sharing me
Veterans History Project comes to St. Louis
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – For the next two weeks St. Louis veterans will be sharing memories of their military experiences with the library of congress. Ralph Wirtel isn’t dying, but he has come to this St. Louis hospice to keep his memories alive. It’s... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Veterans History Project comes to St. LouisST. LOUIS (KPLR) – For the next two weeks St. Louis veterans will be sharing me
Veterans History Project comes to St. Louis
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – For the next two weeks St. Louis veterans will be sharing memories of their military experiences with the library of congress. Ralph Wirtel isn’t dying, but he has come to this St. Louis hospice to keep his memories alive. It’s... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under dealWASHINGTON (AP) — The Museum of the Bible being built in Washington will featur
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Museum of the Bible being built in Washington will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal that ensures Israel’s leading archaeological organization will have an outpost in the U.S.... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
'Generation of Leaves' reunion returned to Athens after 17 yearsA family reunion that had its origin 32 years ago in Athens returned to the Cla
'Generation of Leaves' reunion returned to Athens after 17 years
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
A family reunion that had its origin 32 years ago in Athens returned to the Classic City this year for the first time since 1998. The reunion, which began at the urging of the late Minnie Barnett Brown, was formed as a joint reunion of the Barnett,... Read more
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TechCrunch
How Google’s Networking Infrastructure Has Evolved Over The Last 10 YearsGoogle today announced that it wants to fix your home Wi-Fi, but internally, it
How Google’s Networking Infrastructure Has Evolved Over The Last 10 Years
TechCrunch / Posted 13 days ago
Google today announced that it wants to fix your home Wi-Fi, but internally, it has long been working on far more complex networking issues. To connect the hundreds of thousands of machines that make up a Google data center, you can’t just use a few... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. Bible Museum to display Holy Land artifactsThe Museum of the Bible being built in Washington will feature ancient artifact
D.C. Bible Museum to display Holy Land artifacts
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
The Museum of the Bible being built in Washington will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal that ensures Israel’s leading archaeological organization will have an outpost in the nation’s capital. An agreement... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under dealWASHINGTON (AP) � The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) � The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal with the Israel Antiquities Authority. An agreement announced Tuesday will bring a... Read more
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ABC News
Bible Museum to Display Artifacts From Holy Land Under DealThe Museum of the Bible being built in Washington will feature ancient artifact
Bible Museum to Display Artifacts From Holy Land Under Deal
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
The Museum of the Bible being built in Washington will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal that ensures Israel's leading archaeological organization will have an outpost in the U.S. capital. An agreement... Read more
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Washington Post
Reinventing the Washington party: cut the speeches, pump up the schmoozingBizBash founder and chief executive David Adler makes the rounds at Elevate D.C
Reinventing the Washington party: cut the speeches, pump up the schmoozing
Washington Post / Posted 13 days ago
BizBash founder and chief executive David Adler makes the rounds at Elevate D.C. in the Ronald Reagan Building earlier this month. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post) The “save the date” Evites for fall parties are starting to arrive, a bittersweet... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under dealThe Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will feature anc
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal with the Israel Antiquities Authority. An agreement announced Tuesday will bring a selection of artifacts... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under dealThe Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will feature anc
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 13 days ago
The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal with the Israel Antiquities Authority. An agreement announced Tuesday will bring a selection of artifacts... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal(AP) The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will featur
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 13 days ago
(AP) The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal with the Israel Antiquities Authority. An agreement announced Tuesday will bring a selection of... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under dealWASHINGTON (AP) - The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal with the Israel Antiquities Authority. An agreement announced Tuesday will bring a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under dealWASHINGTON (AP) - The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal with the Israel Antiquities Authority. An agreement announced Tuesday will bring a... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under dealWASHINGTON (AP) - The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington
Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal
WSMV Nashville / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Museum of the Bible, now under construction in Washington, will feature ancient artifacts and treasures from the Holy Land under a new deal with the Israel Antiquities Authority. An agreement announced Tuesday will bring a... Read more
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