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Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution is limiting the number of galleries it will close due to budget cuts mandated by Congress. Smithsonian officials plan to close sections of three buildings between May 1 and Sept. 30. The museum...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study finds climate change could cut stream flows in the Potomac River basin, a major source of drinking water in the Washington region. The study found by 2040 climate change could cut stream flows 35 percent. And a moderate...
Bea Camp and David Summers will deliver the Press Distinguished Lecture at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Newlin Hall on the Centre College campus. The lecture is free and open to the public, and counts as a convocation credit for students. Camp and Summers,...
Los Angeles’ oldest museum site, the Natural History Museum in Exposition Park, is celebrating its centennial this year with the debut of a new entrance halland outdoor nature center, capping a full makeover that’s already yielded new halls...
The National Museum of Industrial History has announced that builder L. Charles Marcon will be replacing the late philanthropist Priscilla Payne Hurd as chairman of the board. Marcon, who is CEO of Duggan and Marcon Inc. and a trustee of the Harry C....
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The hunters tramped through the Everglades, scouring the ground for Burmese pythons, ready to do battle with the giant snakes that have invaded South Florida's wilderness. Meanwhile, up in a tree, a python watched, completely unnoticed, as the hunters...
The Tewaaraton Foundation today announced the Tewaaraton Award men's and women's nominees, including 2012 winners Katie Schwarzmann (Maryland) and Peter Baum (Colgate). Twenty-five women and 25 men were selected as nominees, from which 10 finalists...
This post has been corrected. See below for details. The gavel came down on 70 sacred Hopi Indian masks at the Drouot auction house in Paris on Friday, generating $1.2 million for the owners and auctioneers – and anger and emotional cries from...
L.A. NOWMore than 1 million people have visited the California Science Center since space shuttle Endeavour arrived, a considerable boost for the Exposition Park museum that averages about 1.6 million visitors a year....
A spring break in the nation's capital is a rite of passage for some families, but if the airfare from the West Coast to the East has stretched your vacation budget, take heart. Many places are free, thanks to government funding (although the sequester...
Ginseng, one of the most sought-after medicinal herbs in the world, once flourished across much of Maryland. It has nearly vanished now, though, from all but the westernmost counties, prompting officials to ponder banning commercial harvest of the...
It started as a fleeting thought brought on by cooler temperatures and sunny skies. "It's interesting how all these museums are so close together," I muse aloud, flipping through a Calendar section. My editor's head swivels toward me. Her eyes light...
Tags: Ku Klux Klan, Florida Hospital, Museums, Arts and Culture, Arts
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