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Obama budget calls for $47M Smithsonian increase

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of nearly $47 million in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal as it builds a new National Museum of African American History and Culture and renovates other facilities. The 2013 budget request ...

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Space Shuttle Discovery headed to the Smithsonian

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is preparing to welcome the space shuttle Discovery into its collection. Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough says the shuttle will be flown to Washington Dulles International Airport on the back of a ...

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Most Smithsonian funding intact under budget deal

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian Institution will see a $1.8 million cut in its 2011 budget under the spending deal approved by Congress. Details of the budget released Monday include a $759.6 million appropriation from Congress, down from $761.4 million last ...

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