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Minnesota Not Selected To Host 2023 World Fair

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Making the focus “Healthy People, Healthy Planet,” wasn’t enough to get the 2023 World Fair to Minnesota.

Minnesota was in a three-way battle with Poland and Argentina. 310 more words

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Bloomington OKs Farm Site Purchase For World Fair Bid

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A farm near the Mall of America could become the site of a World’s Fair event.

Bloomington city officials voted Tuesday to buy the Kelley Farm property for $32 million to be a possible site for Expo 2023. 106 more words

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The buildings of the firsts World Fairs

The 19th century World Fairs were the starting point of world wide events that remains till today.
This kind of events allays promote the more extraordinary types of buildings, and it all started with “The Great Exhibition” 1851, in London. 96 more words

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Future Energy, at Astana Expo 2017

Starting this week, Expo 2017 in Astana will kick-off. World leaders, innovators, and interested citizens alike, will descend upon Kazakhstan’s capital to discuss and learn about this year’s theme: Future Energy. 323 more words

The Devil in the White City

I had just finished In the Garden of Beasts, also by Erik Larson, and went on a hunt for another novel of his. I stumbled across The Devil in the White City, and was not disappointed.  251 more words

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GETTING READY FOR CHICAGO

QUICK REMINDER: SBCS annual dues are due! Password to Members Only section changes on February 2, 2017. If you are not current on dues you will not receive the updated password. 324 more words

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