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2009-03-09 11:41:21

The Museum of Funeral Customs in Springfield, Ill., may soon face its own passing because to a lack of visitors, an official says. Duane Marsh, Illinois Funeral Directors Association executive director, said the museum could soon close its doors despite being a short distance from sites honoring Abraham Lincoln, The New York Times said Monday. The original idea was that we'd get enough spillover from people visiting the Lincoln sites, said Marsh, whose group runs the struggling museum.

2009-01-15 13:07:00

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich., Jan.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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