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SCIENCE AND NATURE

Duluth is a hotbed of a growing national trend focused on moving preschool classrooms outdoors.
Sometimes hunters don’t shoot when they can, for many reasons, and that’s OK.
Astronomers release the first photos of the monster, gyrating black hole at the heart of the galaxy.
We have a complete viewing guide for you. Observers should be alert for an unusually dark eclipse because of the recent Tonga volcanic eruption.

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"We’re excited to celebrate the anniversary of Baldhill Dam and to dedicate our newly renovated visitor center," said Scott Tichy, lead natural resources specialist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
There will be opportunities to ask park district foresters questions about trees and learn about the benefits of native plantings.
Over the next two weeks, the region will see a variety of migrating birds flying north for the summer months.
The Tanis site near Bowman, North Dakota, offers evidence of the catastrophic events that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. NOVA programs to air Wednesday, May 11.
A new National Geographic book by Stephanie Pearson is rooted in her childhood exploring Duluth's Hartley Park.
The annual Eta Aquariid meteor shower happens this week. Have a scope? You might be able to spot an exploding star.

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One of 54 deer shot by sharpshooters carried the disease.
For both events, participants are encouraged to dress warmly and wear waterproof boots. Vests, pickers and gloves will be provided.
The two-day-old crescent lines up with Mercury and the Pleiades Monday night. A bright comet was supposed to join the scene, but it recently disintegrated.

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