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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan State University Museum has been selected to participate in a year-long Smithsonian Institution initiative designed to connect communities.
BOSTON (AP) — The Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit on changes in rural America is coming to six Massachusetts towns.
DETROIT (AP) — An exhibit that advances the narrative of Black men through art, photographs and stories is coming to Detroit.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana State Museum is presenting programs every Thursday this month to go with an exhibit about “The Negro Motorist Green Book” — the guidebook that sparked the Oscar-winning movie “Green Book.”
Amazon founder and soon-to-be-space traveler Jeff Bezos is donating $200 million to the Smithsonian Institution to boost its National Air and Space Museum.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Dan Robbins, an artist who created the first paint-by-numbers pictures and helped turn the kits into an American sensation during the 1950s, has died.
DALLAS (AP) — Jerry Merryman, one of the inventors of the hand-held electronic calculator who is described by those who knew him as not only brilliant but also kind with a good sense of humor, has died.
CARAYACA, Venezuela (AP) — Images of a tiny red bird that barely fills the palm of one’s hand appear everywhere in Venezuela — printed on money, labels of craft beer bottles and the cover of children’s school books.
The Herald-Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Two local museums will open their doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday, Sept. 22 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day, during which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-b
WASHINGTON, D.C. — You’re worried about the next president. I’m here to change the subject. But only a little.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s that time of year when the bugs emerge to bug us.

Some can pose real threats — Lyme disease from tiny ticks, West Nile virus from mosquitoes, or life-threatening allergic reactions to bee stings.