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National Zoo to reopen this week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the most popular government-run tourist attractions in the nation’s capital are ready to begin welcoming guests again. The Smithsonian has announced that the National Zoo in Washington D.C. will reopen on Friday. The zoo will have limited hours to help fight the

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‘Holy Goat’ now guarding Mississippi church

MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A stray billy goat has made himself the guardian of a church in southwestern Mississippi. People in the McComb area are calling it the “Holy Goat.” The Enterprise-Journal reports that the animal has been hanging out on the steps of Rose Bower Missionary Baptist Church.

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