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Chattanooga seeks to upset another national power

In this March 22, 2014, file photo, Chattanooga head coach Jim Foster answers questions at a news conference following their loss to Syracuse in a first-round NCAA women's college basketball tournament game in Lexington, Ky. Foster has used connections he’s developed during his Hall of Fame coaching career to produce the kind of home schedule rarely seen from a mid-major women’s basketball program. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Chattanooga’s Jim Foster has used connections he’s developed during his Hall of Fame coaching career to produce the kind of home schedule rarely seen from a mid-major women’s basketball program.

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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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Museum displays rare portrait by Winslow Homer

This image released by the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., shows an 1878 oil on canvas painting by Winslow Homer of 9-year-old Charles Prentice Howland. The commissioned portrait, which previously had not been been publicly exhibited, went on display at the museum Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. The painting had been in the family since its creation and was donated to the museum by the sitter’s granddaughter Susan Montgomery Howell. (AP Photo/Clark Art Institute)

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A rare oil painting by the American artist Winslow Homer has been given as a gift to a Massachusetts museum.

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