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National Aquarium in D.C. to close

WASHINGTON — The National Aquarium says it will close its Washington branch in the fall. Officials announced Thursday that renovations at the Department of Commerce building that the aquarium has called home since 1932 make the move necessary. Aquarium officials ...

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Hug, prolific Maryland fundraiser, dies at 78

Richard E. Hug, 78, a businessman and prolific fundraiser who raised money for and advised Republican political candidates ranging from former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehlrich Jr. to GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, died Saturday.

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New shark exhibit to open at aquarium

The National Aquarium in Baltimore said it will open a $12.5 million blacktip reef exhibit on July 10, giving visitors to the downtown attraction an close-up view of blacktip reef sharks, stingrays, a giant green sea turtle and other marine life, as well as the vibrant light, color and activity of an entire coral reef ecosystem.

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Newsmakers – John Racanelli

Daily Record reporters and editors sat down with John Racanelli, CEO of the National Aquarium, for the latest in our "Newsmakers" interview series. Racanelli spoke about the aquarium's efforts to promote conservancy, work on a national scale and educate the next generation.

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