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Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

From Virginia to California, these eight parks, heritage centers and open-air exhibits offer fresh opportunities to confront the history and the present-day realities of Native...
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Black Historical Society raises $10K after GOP lawmakers cut funding

Black Historical Society raises $10K after GOP lawmakers cut funding

5 hours ago   |   WISN

The Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum turned to crowdsourcing to raise funds after state Republicans voted not to increase its funding.
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Soldier Field hosts prom for Noble Charter Schools seniors

2 days ago   |   ABC

Eighteen schools in the Noble Charter system got a very special prom experience at Soldier Field Friday night.
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Bill Mauldin retrospective cartoon exhibit opens at Pritzker Military Museum & Library

2 days ago   |   ABC

Bill Mauldin was one of the most prolific and well-regarded cartoonists of the 20th century, both as a wartime cartoonist depicting soldier's experiences and as a political...
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Six Favorites from the Just Concluded 2021 New Directors/New Films Festival

Six Favorites from the Just Concluded 2021 New Directors/New Films Festival

2 days ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

After moving its 2020 edition to December and shifting to online-only viewing, New Directors/New Films returned to its usual springtime slot for its 50th iteration in 2021...
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UK jubilant as lockdown restrictions to be lifted next week

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

When London's Science Museum reopens next week, it will have some new artifacts: empty vaccine vials, testing kits and other items collected during the pandemic, to be featured...
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Renovated Boeing 727 is set for take-off again at the MSI. Gone: ‘80s-era seats. New: A vintage cockpit, airplane guts and a real-live black box

2 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

“Take Flight” is open again in the Transportation Gallery at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, with a renovated Boeing 727 and an aim to do more than just let you...
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Gettysburg museum director needs a new place for all this cool old stuff

Gettysburg museum director needs a new place for all this cool old stuff

2 days ago   |   Post Gazette

The new Adams County Historical Society facility will provide a home for, and preserve, irreplaceable treasures and “American memory.”
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Shrunken Head Displayed in Georgia Was Returned to Ecuador

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Researchers at Mercer University in Macon, Ga., authenticated the head, which was brought to the United States by a professor decades ago, and turned it over to Ecuadorean...
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The best garden hose nozzles in 2021

The best garden hose nozzles in 2021

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement So you've finally found a garden hose that's durable, easy to use, and doesn't kink. Next, you'll need a garden hose...
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Iowa health experts advise Iowans to stay mindful with new mask guidelines

Iowa health experts advise Iowans to stay mindful with new mask guidelines

More than 1.2 million Iowans are fully vaccinated. Still, Iowa health experts say herd immunity hasn't yet been reached. Read more ...

Fill-ins come up big in Padres' 5-3 win over Cardinals

Fill-ins come up big in Padres' 5-3 win over Cardinals

SAN DIEGO - Rookie Ivan Castillo had a pinch RBI single for his first big league hit to cap a go-ahead, four-run rally in the fourth inning and the San Diego Padres, bolstered... Read more ...

Police and SWAT respond to scene in Miami Township

Police and SWAT respond to scene in Miami Township

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Stew Thornley Discusses Minnesota Sports Secrets

WCCO spoke Saturday evening with Stew Thornley, author of “Historic Ballparks of the Twin Cities.” Read more ...

Police investigating Oswego Portillo's drive-thru fight between employee...

Police investigating Oswego Portillo's drive-thru fight between employee, customer

OSWEGO, Ill. - An altercation in the drive-thru of an Oswego-area Portillo's, in which video has been widely shared, is being investigated by the police department. On Sunday... Read more ...

Long before divorce, Bill Gates had reputation for questionable behavior

Long before divorce, Bill Gates had reputation for questionable behavior

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Thailand reports COVID daily record, driven by prison outbreaks

Southeast Asian nation reports 9,635 new cases on Monday, as it scrambles to contain third wave of coronavirus. Read more ...

‘Mare of Easttown's Director Takes Us Inside That Shocking Episode 5 Death

‘Mare of Easttown's Director Takes Us Inside That Shocking Episode 5 Death

The Mare of Easttown team is hoping you hate them for that death. Read more ...

Sam Houston State wins thriller vs. South Dakota State for first FCS...

Sam Houston State wins thriller vs. South Dakota State for first FCS championship

Eric Schmid threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Ife Adeyi with 16 seconds remaining to give Sam Houston State its first FCS title. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Guards pepper-sprayed detained asylum seekers

Lawsuit: Guards pepper-sprayed detained asylum seekers

A year ago, more than 20 asylum seekers were on a hunger strike, protesting COVID-19 safety conditions at a New Mexico detention facility. A new lawsuit alleges that they were... Read more ...