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Children's Discovery Museum

Kids will learn about the power of wind through a new exhibit at the Children’s Discovery Museum.

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Local Special Olympics athletes traded in their running shoes and swimming caps for paint brushes on Monday to prepare for this weekend’s Summer Games.

A bewildering maze of hollow plastic pipes charged with air that can keep balls aloft enchants children.
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UPDATED 3 p.m. | Back when the state budget crisis was just kicking off, the Department of Natural Resources announced more than $1 million in grant money for Bloomington-Normal museums and the Miller Park Zoo. That money never came, as Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers refused to compromise on a budget and years of standoff turned into years of cuts.

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The Town of Normal has established several landmark spots in Uptown Normal—first with the Normal Theater and Children’s Discovery Museum, and again with the roundabout.

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The Children's Discovery Museum (CDM) in Uptown Normal has unveiled a new look.

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The executive director of the McLean County Museum of History will leave that position to take over the Town of Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum and Cultural Arts Department.

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The director of the Town of Normal’s cultural arts department and Children’s Discovery Museum is leaving for a new position with Advocate Health Care.