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2009-03-09 13:37:00

Conference Features Sustainability as a Focus SAN FRANCISCO, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) is pleased to announce Donovan Rypkema, renowned historic preservation economist, will be the keynote speaker of its upcoming 34th Annual Conference in Palm Springs, CA April 16-19, 2009. Rypkema is recognized as an industry leader in the economics of preserving historic structures.

2009-01-16 14:59:00

Premier asked to honor results CHICAGO, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sellers Capital LLC (Sellers Capital), the largest shareholder of Premier Exhibitions, Inc.

2009-01-07 10:08:00

Palm Springs Chosen As Ideal Location for Conference Title -- 'The Culture of Leisure: Rethinking the California Dream' SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2008-09-18 12:00:21

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Howard Pollman, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, +1-717-783-9882 HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

2008-08-26 09:00:49

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 26, 2008) - The Office de consultation publique de Montreal (OCPM) announces today the publication of its report on the draft Mount Royal Master Protection and Enhancement Plan.

2008-07-27 06:00:21

By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 27--On the wall maps in the county's land preservation office, the color green marks the nearly 45,000 acres that are permanently safeguarded from development. "I want to make my map greener," said William D.

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2008-02-12 13:45:00

Archaeologists from UCLA and the University of Groningen (RUG) in the Netherlands have found the earliest evidence ever discovered of an ancient Egyptian agricultural settlement, including farmed grains, remains of domesticated animals, pits for cooking and even floors for what appear to be dwellings, the National Geographic Society announced today.

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2007-02-21 11:15:00

It's a mystery even for researchers at the Smithsonian Institution: What happened to the huge crowds at the National Air and Space Museum?

2006-08-11 10:07:19

By Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - The husband of a curator at the center of a stolen art scandal in Russia said he and his wife were so poor that they stole artefacts from the Hermitage museum to buy insulin for her diabetes, his lawyer said on Friday.

2006-08-07 09:06:09

By Oliver Bullough MOSCOW (Reuters) - The theft of $5 million worth of treasures from the Hermitage museum was an accident waiting to happen, officials said on Monday, appealing for urgent action to secure the priceless collections of Russian museums.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.