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  1. Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... of veteran and military family service organizations. A Memorial Day parade also was held Monday in downtown Washington. North Dakota marked the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the state's Veterans Cemetery south of Mandan. Gov. Jack ...

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  2. Obama pays tribute to fallen soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Connecticut Post

    President Barack Obama, accompanied by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, left, Commander of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, and the with the aid of Sgt.

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  3. Obama Pays Tribute To Fallen Service Members At ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | CBS Local

    ... of veteran and military family service organizations. A Memorial Day parade also was held Monday in downtown Washington. North Dakota marked the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the state's Veterans Cemetery south of Mandan. Gov. Jack ...

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  4. PCHS grad takes road less traveled to Ph.D.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Southwest Times

    Nearly 25 years after graduating from PCHS, King earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Howard University in Washington D.C. earlier this month. She currently lives just outside D.C. in Alexandria.

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  5. National Park Service surveying Reconstruction sitesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... through 1900 that could be designated national historic landmarks. Robert Sutton, the agency's chief historian in Washington, said the way that historians view Reconstruction has changed over the years. "The old interpretation was that it was a ...

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  6. Maryland offers incentives to active military and veteran homebuyersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... , a program that aims to strengthen investment and revitalization in older communities across the state. Several Washington suburbs are on the list, including Bowie, College Park and Greenbelt in Prince George's, as well as Aspen Hill, Chevy Chase ...

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  7. 6 people shot in D.C. over an 8-hour periodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Six people were shot in Washington, D.C., over an 8-hour period stretching from Sunday night to early Monday, including one man killed in Northeast and three people injured in two separate robbery attempts in the Brightwood neighborhood in Northwest. The fatal shooting occurred in the 500 block of 58th Street Northeast at 9 p.m. Sunday.

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  8. Expressing our thanks on Memorial Day | Tolman's TalesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | North Kitsap Herald

    In Washington, D.C. for a college graduation, I walked the National Mall a week before Memorial Day. The two-and-a-half mile property, stretching from the Potomac River on the west to the Capitol and Supreme Court on the east, contains the Lincoln, Washington, Martin Luther King and Jefferson memorials, and memorials for both world wars, the Korean War and Vietnam.

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  9. A look at the History of Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    ... 30th. The first large observance was held that year at Arlington National Cemetery, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The ceremonies centered around the mourning-draped veranda of the Arlington mansion, once the home of Gen. Robert E. ...

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  10. Five Adventures to Have in Frederick MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Huliq.com

    ... has much adventure to offer. Frederick Maryland is located roughly 50 miles from Baltimore and 50 miles from Washington DC, like the third point of a triangle. Surrounded on the North and West by the foothills of the Appalachian chain of mountains, ...

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  11. Wint may not be only Savopoulos murders suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Police are still collecting evidence from the home of a family who was murdered along with their housekeeper in Northwest D.C. Wint may not be only Savopoulos murders suspect WASHINGTON -- Police are still collecting evidence from the home of a family who was murdered along with their housekeeper in Northwest D.C. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1Hs2CcE WASHINGTON -- Police are still collecting evidence from the home of a family who was murdered along with their housekeeper in Northwest D.C. The area around the Savopoulos home on Woodland Drive is still taped off, and the scene is still active as police continue their investigation into the deaths of Savvas Savopoulos, his wife Amy, son Phillip, 10, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa.

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  12. Pressure cooker found near U.S. Capitol detonated by bomb squadRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. WASHINGTON -- A bomb squad has detonated a pressure cooker found inside an unattended vehicle near the U.S. Capitol building in ...

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  13. Man Dies After Lighting Cigarette at Md. Gas StationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  14. Promoting U.S. & LGBT Interests AbroadBy Christopher DickeyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... to Vietnam who also happens to be gay." Osius was echoing sentiments heard at a big event held in the Newseum in Washington, D.C., last month, where six gay ambassadors appeared together on stage. Meanwhile the State Department has named a special ...

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  15. Pentecost, derived from the Greek word for 50, is celebrated 50 days after Easter.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    ... and Balances, the requirement that the chief executive must be a native, that the capital city (Jerusalem and Washington, DC) does not belong to any tribe/state, the abolitionist movement ("Let My People Go/Go Down Moses") and the general public ...

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  16. Startled robber shoots victims in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Two people were shot during a robbery in Northwest D.C. early Monday morning when the robber was startled by something, say Startled robber shoots victims in DC WASHINGTON -- Two people were shot during a robbery in Northwest D.C. early Monday morning when the robber was startled by something, say Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1HEKYHS WASHINGTON -- Two people were shot during a robbery in Northwest D.C. early Monday morning when the robber was startled by something, say Metropolitan Police Department officials.

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  17. Congress stalls on renewing funds for parksRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    A government fund that has helped preserve some of the nation's most iconic parks - from Gettysburg's battlefields to the Everglades and the Appalachian Trail - could disappear as early as fall because of a congressional dispute over how the program's revenues should be spent, U.S. officials warn. The federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has been used for 50 years to acquire land deemed to have special historical or environmental significance.

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  18. Memorial Day 2015: National Parade to close roads; Obama to attend wreath-laying ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    WASHINGTON Hundreds of veterans and celebrities are expected to attend the 2015 National Memorial Day Parade in D.C. Monday afternoon. The annual parade pays tribute to those who serve in the U.S. military.

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  19. Thousands of bikers gather in Washington to honor vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    One week after a gathering of biker gangs in Texas that resulted in nine deaths and 170 arrests, thousands of motorcycle riders roared into the nation's capital Sunday to honor military veterans, prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action. Rolling Thunder, an annual event that has been bringing motorcyclists and spectators to the National Mall in downtown Washington since 1988, started the "Ride for Freedom" at the Pentagon in Virginia, crossed the Potomac River over the Memorial Bridge and circled the Mall.

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  20. Lincoln's words at war's end still resonateRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... married Mary Custis, Lee lost her inherited 1,100-acre estate on the Virginia side of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The Union Army had begun burying its dead there earlier in the war. Before creation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ...

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