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Eisenhower Memorial update

The National Capitol Planning Commision recently rejected the proposed design by starchitect Frank Gehry for the Eisenhower Memorial to be built on the National Mall.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

T-rex skeleton to go on display in DC museum

Tuesday, the Natural History Museum is receiving a new exhibit which will be the center piece of its new fossil hall.

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Related Topix: T. Rex, Pop/Rock, Bozeman, MT, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, US National Parks

New Berlin

Residents Put World's Youth on a Brighter Path

WASHINGTON, D.C. Peace Corps volunteers around the world are helping young people in their local communities develop career skills, build confidence, and become active citizens.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

A Tyrannosaurus rex is joining the dinosaur fossil collection on the National Mall on Tuesday after a 3,000-mile journey from Montana.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tea Party has place in psyche of nation

Almost five years ago, John Tweedell stood inside the National Mall and looked out at a sea of fellow citizens marching on Washington, D.C., to protest the federal government.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Tea Party, US National Parks, US Politics, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Voice of America

Mass Pillow Fight Turns Washington into Urban Playground

Hundreds of people gathered in more than 100 cities around the world this month to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.

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MySanAntonio.com

War goes on for mentally injured vets

Colleen Ryan and Jeff Hensley, Navy veterans of the Iraq war, comfort each other on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The only reason he is alive, says Mike Yurchison , is his girlfriend, Leigh Anna Landsberger .

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Related Topix: US Military, US National Parks, US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, Opinion

Government Executive

Why Are So Many Older Veterans Committing Suicide?

Army veteran Julio Bernal works with others from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to place 1,892 flags representing veteran and service members who have died by suicide to date in 2014 on the National Mall in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Life, Veteran Affairs, Washington, DC, US National Parks

Sun Apr 13, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Trust For National Mall Honored For Its World War 2 App

The app was awarded the Silver AddyA by the DC Ad Club, a chapter of the American Advertising Federation .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Washington Examiner

Man stabbed blocks from DC parade route

Police say a man was stabbed near the National Mall a few blocks from the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade route.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

ThinkProgress

A Monument To Rape Survivors Could Be Coming To A City Near You

Last month, a group of sexual assault prevention activists erected a makeshift monument to rape survivors on the National Mall, blanketing the nation's capital with quilts displaying stories of sexual assault and abuse.

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The Washington Post

Cherry blossom parade will draw traffic Saturday

The Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, a major tourist attraction for D.C., is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, and the Capital Weather Gang predicts a very pleasant day.

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Capital Weekly

Quilt to help survivors tell their stories

Sweet Tree Arts is a local host for The Monument Quilt, a national arts project to honor survivors of rape and sexual abuse that will eventually display quilt squares from around the country on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. According to the project's website, themonumentquilt.org , The Monument Quilt is a crowd-sourced collection of ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

ABC News

Never-Ending Grief for Families of 74 Absent From Vietnam Wall

A visitor at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2013, to look at the names inscribed on the wall.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Boat Disaster

NBC Washington

Metro Hopes Busy Thursday Will Break Ridership Records

Metro trains and buses are packed because of three big events playing out in the district.

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Communications Workers of America

Fast for Families Ends National Tour with Call for Immigration Reform

CWAers from Locals 2222, 2252 and 32035, with President Cohen, join the Fast for Families activists at a rally outside the Herndon, Va., office of Rep. Frank Wolf.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Eric Cantor, Herndon, VA, US National Parks, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

PHOTOS: 10 beautiful American castlesPHOTOS: 10 beautiful American...

New York Smack dab in the center of Manhattan is not exactly where you'd expect to find a castle, but that's exactly where Belvedere Castle is located - right in the heart of Central Park.

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MassLive.com

On 50th anniversary of Civil Right Act, speakers at Civil Rights...

Jacqueline Berrien, chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Commission, helped kick off the two-day Northeast Regional Fair Housing Conference on Thursday, saying that on the 50th anniversary of the monumental 1964 Civil Rights Act , there are still mountains to climb in the fight for equal rights.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Colbert to replace Letterman on 'The Late Show'

OCTOBER 30: Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart speak during the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" on the National Mall on October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC.

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Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

Panel Rejects Ike Memorial Design

The controversial memorial design honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower has been rejected by a federal panel that oversees planning in the nation's capital.

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