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Move over 'Warcraft,' NEH is funding new online games

Move over 'Warcraft,' NEH is funding new online games

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Move over “World of Warcraft," here comes "Pox in the City" -- courtesy of the National Endowment for the Humanities in a new departure that puts some of our federal tax dollars to work funding online games.

That's $200,000, to be exact, for two games whose object isn't to build the biggest body count but to immerse the player in an episode from American history.

The NEH announced $17.9 million in grants this week to support scholarship and education in the arts and letters,...

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