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  • Rich fun on a low budget: South Beach side streets

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The fashion runway that is Lincoln Road. The skin and eccentricities displayed under neon lights on Ocean Drive. The crowds club-hopping up and down Washington Ave. The main drags of South Beach are on every tourist's itinerary. And they should be — they're...

  • Grant received for displaying miniature portraits

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston will use a $150,000 grant for a gallery to display its renowned collection of miniature portrait paintings. The museum announced on Monday that it has received a grant from the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation for...

  • Smithsonian completes digitization of Asian art

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution's Asian art museums have completed an effort to digitize their entire collections and plan to release the images online in 2015. On Monday, the Freer Gallery of Art and Sackler Gallery announced the museums will release their collections...

  • Spain church criticized over Cordoba monument name

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    MADRID (AP) — A regional government in southern Spain has filed a complaint with Roman Catholic Church authorities over what it believes are church moves in recent years to blot out the Islamic past of Cordoba's ancient mosque-cathedral, one of the country's leading tourist...

  • Lounge for military travelers hosts holiday salute

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A lounge for military travelers at Detroit Metropolitan Airport his hosting an effort to honor military members and veterans during the holidays. The "Holiday Military Salute" starts Monday and runs through Jan. 15 at the Freedom Center, which is located next to...

  • History group to operate aviation hall center

    Published: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Daily operations at the National Aviation Hall of Fame's learning center will be run by a nonprofit historical organization beginning next year in southwestern Ohio. The Hall of Fame at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton says its partnership with...

  • Sales of macadamias soar in Korea after nut rage

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Nut rage imploded the career of a Korean Air Lines executive and embarrassed her family and country. Now South Korean retailers are experiencing the unexpected upside: a boom in sales of macadamias. The flavorful macadamia nut was unfamiliar to many South...

  • Rare northern white rhino dies in US zoo

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A northern white rhinoceros that zoo officials said was only one of six left in the world died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Angalifu, who was about 44 years old, apparently died of old age. "Angalifu's death is a tremendous loss to all of us," safari park...

  • Modern Native American artwork at State Museum

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The State Museum has a new exhibition on Native American artwork featuring 21 works from 18 artists around the state. The exhibit opened over the weekend in the Crossroads Gallery and will run through Sept. 20. It features contemporary Native American artwork from...

  • ND National Park photo contest winner selected

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — The National Park Service has announced the winner of the third annual Theodore Roosevelt National Park photo contest. This year's winner is Dave Bruner of Grand Forks. His scenic photo "Sunset at Wind Canyon" will be featured on the park's 2015 Annual Park Pass....

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