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DNA From Ancient Skeleton Shows Ties To Native Americans

Analysis of the 8,500-year-old skeleton known as Kennewick Man, stored at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, showed a close relationship to Native Americans in Washington State.


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Best Museum Exhibits This Spring In Seattle

Spring can mean rain in the Seattle area, but that doesn’t mean residents and visitors can’t still have fun and explore. Check out one of these upcoming museum exhibits this spring and stay entertained and dry, while being indoors.

CBS Seattle–02/24/2014

Replicas of a mammoth (Photo by Krafft Angerer/Getty Images)

Mammoth Tusk May Be Largest Found In Seattle Area

The mammoth tusk found this week at a construction site appears to be the largest and most intact mammoth fossil ever uncovered in the Seattle area, experts say.

CBS Seattle–02/14/2014

Replicas of a mammoth (Photo by Krafft Angerer/Getty Images)

Landowner To Decide Fate Of Seattle Mammoth Tusk

It’s a relatively rare find, but Washington state has no laws governing finds of this type.

CBS Seattle–02/13/2014

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Best Free Seattle Museums

You don’t necessarily need to lay out big bucks to take in the arts. Here’s a list of some of the best museums in Seattle that offer free admission.

CBS Seattle–12/13/2010