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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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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.
One of 54 deer shot by sharpshooters carried the disease.
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.
In May, many bees are coming out of hibernation and need flowers to feed themselves and their babies. The main purpose of No Mow May is to encourage people to let spring flowers in their lawns bloom before mowing.

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Hunters find meteorites after a brilliant fireball streaked over Mississippi on April 27.
Prolonged, severe drought has produced massive wildfires outside the region that emit heavy smoke that has caused unprecedented air quality problems in North Dakota and Minnesota.
North Dakota consistently meets all air quality standards, and state officials project it will meet its haze reduction goals. But the National Park Service says the state is a major polluter and should do more to control emissions.

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