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US Book Festival adds programs on movies, cooking

New events are being added to this year's National Book Festival, including a discussion with writers whose books were made into movies, and cooking demonstrations by top chefs.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Star Tribune

Reviving the ERA to assure equality

It seemed to be a blast from the past: A group of former and present legislators and feminist leaders announced at the State Fair this week that a busload of Minnesota feminist activists would travel to Washington, D.C., for a Sept.

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CNN

Best places: Great Smokies

Check out our ranger-guided suggestions for your U.S. national park visits this summer.

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The Nation

Immigrant Rights Advocates Stage Civil Disobedience at the White House

Immigrants and allies rallied in more than a dozen US cities on Thursday to ask President Obama to use his executive authority broadly to stop deportations of undocumented workers and their families.

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Glenn Beck

Four years later: A look back at the 8/28 Restoring Honor Rally

Four years ago today, several hundred thousand Americans descended on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to partake in the 8/28 Restoring Honor Rally.

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Examiner.com

Hottest DC Music Concerts in September 2014

Cher: Dress 2 Kill Tour makes a stop at the Verizon Center September 29, 2014. Other performers include Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Chris Issak will perform two shows at the Birchmere Music Hall on September 9 & 10, 2014.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

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A new bison exhibit opens to the public Saturday, marking the 125th anniversary of the Smithsonian's National Zoo.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Samoa News

Pacific Warriors sound climate...

A few short weeks ago, on Sunday, February 17, some 40,000 citizen activists gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. It was not the first time people have gathered to raise awareness of the ecologic plight of our planet, nor will it be the last.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Photos: Bustling beauty on the Mall during a warm summer evening

Sheila Ford and a young boy make a rubbing of a name at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, just after sunset.

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TheDailyBeast.com

Communism's Victims Deserve a Monument

Supporters of a museum dedicated to the estimated 100 million victims of communism worldwide hope to break ground on the National Mall on the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Newspaper Editorial Cartoon on #Ferguson Depicts White Cop Shooting Martin Luther King

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an editorial cartoon Sunday that depicts the recent police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri of unarmed 18 year old black robber Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson as that of Atlanta native and civil rights icon Rev.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Globe Trotting

Statues of some three dozen characters in London and Manchester -- including John Barbirolli, above, Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria -- are coming to life thanks to an interactive project that gives them a voice.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Star

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Pro-Russian separatists have been further pushed out of the city of Luhansk by the country's military but battles around the rebel-dominated city Donetsk has left at least 43 people dead.

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Washington Blade

Smithsonian accepts new LGBT memorabilia

Several items from the groundbreaking show 'Will & Grace' are among new objects accepted by the Smithsonian.

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Religion News Service

A bride and groom place their hands on a Bible during a wedding ceremony. Photo by Greg Kendall-Ball

For decades, evangelical leaders have touted "virginity pledges" as a way for teens and young adults to "save themselves for marriage."

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Newsday

National Mall to get 6-acre sand, soil portrait

In Islip road construction. center lane closed on Sunrise Hwy Service Rd EB between Heckscher State Pkwy/Heckscher Spur Dr/Heckscher Spur Rd/Southern State Pkwy and Hwy 27/Connetquot Ave In Islip road construction.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Local

6-Acre Sand and Soil Portrait Coming to National Mall

The Smithsonian says it has commissioned a work for the National Mall, a portrait made out of sand and soil that will stretch over six acres.

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NBC29

Smithsonian commissions piece for National Mall

The Smithsonian says it has commissioned a work for the National Mall, a portrait made out of sand and soil that will stretch over six acres.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Washington: The Remembered and the Forgotten

By John David Dyche WDRB Contributor No one much likes political Washington now, but the city itself remains a powerful place of ghosts and inspiration.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ThinkProgress

A Monument To Rape Survivors Is Coming To New York City

This week, New York City residents will be able to visit the first-ever public monument to survivors of sexual assault.

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