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    $10M Reward Extended in Infamous Museum Heist

    A hot tip could still earn you a cool $10 million from a Boston museum desperate to recover a trove of missing masterpieces.

    (Published Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018)

    The Boston museum robbed of $500 million worth of artwork in 1990 has published a new illustrated book about the theft that includes essays written by key staff members. 

    "Stolen" is available in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's gift shop starting Monday.

    The book was created in response to visitor requests for more information about the art, which includes works by Vermeer, Rembrandt and Manet.

    Museum officials say the aim is to keep the missing artwork in the public consciousness. The book includes images and the background of each of the works as well as an overview with before and afterward photos of the galleries from which they were removed.

    White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    [NATL] White Official Tells Black Woman He Belonged to Master Race

    Some Leavenworth County, Kansas, officials are calling for Commissioner Louis Klemp's resignation after he insulted a black woman who had just presented a land-use study to the commission. "I don't want you to think I am picking on you because we are part of the master race. You have a gap in your teeth. We are part of the master race, don't you forget that," Klemp said. 

    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)

    The pieces were stolen March 18, 1990, by two men disguised as Boston police officers. No one has ever been charged.

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