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  • Mount Baldy at Indiana Dunes to remain closed through summer

    Mount Baldy at Indiana Dunes to remain closed through summer
    Mount Baldy in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will remain closed indefinitely as scientists investigate holes discovered in the terrain less than a year after a Sterling, Ill. boy was nearly killed in a sinkhole at the popular landmark.
  • Federal study finds mercury in trout caught in three Grand Canyon creeks

    PHOENIX With their natural beauty and protected environments, the Grand Canyon and other national parks in the West would seem removed from having mercury in their streams and rivers. But a federal study found small levels of the contaminant in rainbow...

    Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location

     Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location
    Everyday Chicagoans came armed with plenty of ideas Wednesday night about where to locate a home for George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia. But members of the Galactic Empire seemed to be otherwise engaged, as no one arrived in a "Star...

    Bethlehem earns a place among national treasures

    Think of it as Bethlehem's French Quarter, or its Williamsburg. Like those historic destinations, Bethlehem's collection of 18th-century Moravian buildings was celebrated Tuesday afternoon for its induction as one of 200 historic landmark districts in...

    Celebrating 150 years of 'In God We Trust' on our change

    Celebrating 150 years of 'In God We Trust' on our change
    While money is the root of all evil, it's still a good reminder of who's in charge, and has been for 150 years. On April 22, 1864, the U.S. passed a law so that for the first time, the phrase "In God We Trust" would appear on currency. The first coin to...