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Atari’s ‘E.T.’ game joins Smithsonian collection

This undated photo provided by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History shows one of the decades-old Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game that was found in a dumpsite in Alamogordo, N.M. The Atari game cartridge unearthed earlier this year along with about 800 other Atari games, some ET and some others from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian. Museum specialist Drew Robarge made the announcement Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 in a blog post. (AP Photo/Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of the “E.T.” Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian.

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Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

This Nov. 26, 2014 photo shows a box of "Wash Up!" moist towelettes, the oldest artifact at the Moist Towelette Museum in East Lansing, Mich. The museum on the campus of Michigan State University includes more than a thousand, mostly unused, wet wipes from around the world. (AP Photo/David Eggert)

SEATTLE (AP) — Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries.

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‘Dragon Age’ tops AP critics’ best games of 2014

This photo provided by Electronic Arts shows a scene from the video game, “Dragon Age: Inquisition." (AP Photo/Electronic Arts)

The top 10 video games of 2014, according to Lou Kesten:

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Road closures set at DeSoto, Boyer Chute refuges

MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa (AP) — Roads and nature trails will be closed for safety during deer hunts at DeSoto and Boyer Chute national wildlife refuges.

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