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48 min ago | Business Journal

Baltimore's Washington Monument is still closed, but you can get...

After $15 million in repairs and a shutdown of some 32 months, the Washington Monument is reopening in May - and you can start reserving your tickets now.

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48 min ago | ABC7 Chicago

Michelle Obama to meet with CPS students in DC

A group of Chicago Public School students is heading to Washington, DC Wednesday morning for a trip they'll remember for quite some time.

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5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Independent School students to compete in national oratory competition

Two Wichita middle school students will deliver speeches at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., next month as part of a national oratory competition.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Collegian

Richmond alumnus wins Pulitzer Prize

Chris Hamby, a University of Richmond graduate, was announced as the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting yesterday.

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KNDU

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Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is traveling to Washington, D.C. to discuss health care reform issues with President Barack Obama.

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The Baltimore Sun

Paper or plastic? [Commentary]

Cash: At the Hot Stove restaurant on Cape Cod, which I visit every summer vacation for one of their tasty burgers served on English muffins, patrons must pay their tab in cash or by check.

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WENY

Inaugural Twin Tiers Honor Flight

Saturday April 12th marked a historic event for the Twin Tiers with it's first ever Honor Flight, paying tribute to many area veterans for their service with a trip to Washington, DC to visit their memorials.

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State Department

Public Schedule: April 15 - Tuesday

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry hosts the swearing-in ceremony for Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin, at the Department of State.

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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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13WMAZ.com

Theatre student's internship leads to casting job with 'House of Cards'

At times, discovering an internship opportunity can be a daunting task. Finding the right place to get experience students desire doesn't always come easy.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Soledad O'Brien to Be Honored at Ywca Usa Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., 6/12

Award-winning broadcast journalist, executive producer, advocate and philanthropist Soledad O'Brien will be awarded the Dorothy I. Height Award at the YWCA USA Annual Conference on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Washington, D.C. at the Grand Hyatt Washington.

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The Daily Journal

Benefit trips

Bus leaves at 6:30 a.m. from Fitness Connection and will return by 9:30 p.m. 358-8822.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

More on the proposed splitting up of DC's Dept. of Transportation by DC City Council

Today's Washington Post has a piece on the matter discussed in the past few entries, " Rival bureaucracies are not the way to manage traffic congestion in Washington, D.C. ," and it quotes me--more succinctly than the three blog entries.

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KSL-TV

Personal experiences help sign language teacher

What started as a degree in accounting at the University of Louisville eventually led Kentucky School for the Deaf graduate Max Williamson back to Danville as an educator.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

MLive.com

Flint Central graduate receives fellowship to become U.S. diplomat

Melissa Crawford, 23, never used to think that world issues were important to a city like Flint.

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Elburn Herald

Editorial: Help support Kaneland's upcoming service trip

A screening of the film "Murph the Protector" will take place in the Kaneland High School auditorium on Friday, April 25, at 7 p.m. to help raise funds for a June service trip to famous World War I and II sites.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Reader recommendation: King Peggy

King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman is a great true story.

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Daily Record

Real Estate Weekly - 4/11/14

First Potomac Realty Trust, of Bethesda, a real estate investment trust that owns office and business park properties in the Greater Washington, D.C., area, announced its acquisition of 1401 K St. N.W., a 12-story, 117,093-square-foot office building in the heart of downtown.

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WUSA-TV Washington

How to get to the Cherry Blossom Parade

Cherry Blossoms will be in full bloom this weekend, and so will the traffic to the Tidal Basin in D.C. The best way to get to WASHINGTON -- Cherry Blossoms will be in full bloom this weekend, and so will the traffic to the Tidal Basin in D.C. The best way to get to the trees is to take Metro.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Tarragon to Remount LUNGS this Winter

Tarragon Theatre's hit show Lungs by the award-winning British playwright Duncan Macmillan, directed by Weyni Mengesha and starring Brendan Gall and Lesley Faulkner, received nothing but raves during its five week run in Tarragon's Extraspace.

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