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Today in History

Jan. 02, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 2, the second day of 2022. There are 363 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 2, 1960, Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts launched his successful bid for the presidency. ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 2-8

Dec. 27, 2021 10:02 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 2-8: Jan. 2: TV host Jack Hanna (“Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild”) is 74. Actor Wendy Phillips (“I Am Sam”) is 70. Actor Cynthia Sikes (“St. Elsewhere”) is 68. Actor Gabrielle Carteris (“Beverly Hills, 90210″) is 61. Actor Tia...

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium accreditation loss appeal denied

Dec. 13, 2021 18:29 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says its appeal of the loss of its most important accreditation has been denied. The zoo said Monday that the board of directors of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums denied the zoo's “strong appeal " seeking the restoration...

Lions, tigers and an unbearable year at Jack Hanna's zoo

Nov. 13, 2021 08:36 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium had a bear of a year. It began Jan. 1, the first day of famous zookeeper Jack Hanna's retirement after 42 years as the beloved celebrity director-turned-ambassador of the nation’s second-largest zoo. ...

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium files appeal of accreditation loss

Nov. 06, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says it has filed its formal appeal of the loss of its most important accreditation and will retain the accreditation during the appeal process. The zoo said Friday that the executive committee of the Association of...