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Posts from January 2012

In a first for the U.S., President Barack Obama announced on Monday a national strategy on travel and tourism to boost travel in the United States. The U.S. travel industry is a cornerstone of the U.S. economy, representing $1.8 trillion in economic output and supporting 14 million American jobs.

Strings of the Heart

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 11:00 PM

By Somer Breeze-Hanson Northwest Guardian When Twyla Eddins was 4 years old she heard a song on the radio she thought was pretty. She walked over to the piano and began to search out the keys to play

Reinventing Play

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 11:00 PM

By Kate Burrows Tacoma Weekly When the new Children’s Museum of Tacoma opens its doors on Jan. 14, it will not only feature nearly double the play space, but it will also offer for the first time a

Children's Museum Grand Opening

Sunday, January 8, 2012 11:00 PM

By Abigail Lawver For Exit 133 The Children’s Museum of Tacoma has settled into its new home at 15th and Pacific, and will be celebrating with a Grand Opening this Saturday, January 14th. Given that