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'American Watercolor' showcases masterpieces of movement

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Prior to the 1860s, creating art with watercolor was seen as the realm of women and children, illustrators and amateurs. Artists wanting to prove their mettle used the most prestigious medium of the time: oil paint....

Emergency repairs to begin at Cabildo, Presbytere
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- About $3.4 million in emergency repairs are needed to save New Orleans' historic Cabildo and Presbytère buildings that flank St. Louis Cathedral from crumbling....

Appealing to millennials, Las Vegas gets e-sports arena

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The arena has all the features that a professional sports venue needs: stands, warm-up areas for teams, massive screens for spectators and a broadcast platform for commentators. But what distinguishes this new Las Vegas arena is its dozens of video game consoles....

Museum directors decry feared cuts to national arts agencies
BOSTON (AP) -- The heads of five Boston arts museums are pushing back against feared Trump administration cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities....

TripAdvisor: 7 of top 10 beaches are in Florida
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Seven of the top 10 beaches ranked as the best in the nation by a travel-ratings website are in Florida....

Stampede! Drone puts elk on the run in western Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Add this to the long list of problems caused by buzzing drones: Frightening 1,500 elk into stampeding at a time of year when too much stress can be deadly for the animals....

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