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Authorities Educating Marylanders On Safety After August 2011 Earthquake

Odds are, you remember where you were exactly one year ago today. August 23, 2011 is when Maryland was rocked by the largest earthquake in living memory.

08/23/2012

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National Cathedral Gets $5 Million For Restoration

The Washington National Cathedral has received a $5 million gift from the Lilly Endowment Inc. for restoration of damage caused by last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

08/23/2012

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Washington Monument Didn’t Sink After Earthquake

Government surveyors have found that the Washington Monument did not sink further into the ground as a result of last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

08/22/2012

Washington Monument Damage

Washington Monument To Be Closed For A Year And A Half For Repairs

It may have stood up to last summer’s big East Coast earthquake, but the Washington Monument still needs a lot of help.

07/10/2012

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Baltimore Basilica Begins Repairing August 2011 Earthquake Damage

Last summer’s earthquake damaged buildings up and down the East Coast. Now, one of the most historic buildings is about to be repaired.

04/30/2012

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500 Towson University Students Participate In Maryland’s First Earthquake Drill

Preparing for the unimaginable. After last summer’s Mid-Atlantic earthquake, it’s not much of a stretch.

04/20/2012

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National Cathedral Opens Tower For 1 Day Climb

Washington National Cathedral is opening its central tower, which sustained significant damage during last year’s August earthquake, for one day to visitors.

03/24/2012

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Baltimore’s Basilica Of The Assumption To Repair Cracks Caused By August Quake

New damage has surfaced in Baltimore from last summer’s East Coast earthquake.

03/23/2012

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Quake Fixes At Baltimore Basilica Could Cost $5M

Baltimore Catholic archdiocese officials say earthquake damage to a dome at the 200-year-old Basilica of the Assumption could cost $5 million to repair.

03/22/2012

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Engineers Studying Washington Monument’s Shift & Tilt Due To August Quake

Seven months after an unexpected earthquake shook the East Coast, two national treasures are still in bad shape. The Washington Monument and the National Cathedral both have major structural damage.

03/14/2012

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Baltimore Plays To Aid Theater Arts In Japan Hit By 2011 Tsunami

It’s been exactly one year since a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Japan. This weekend, Baltimore has taken center stage in an effort to help theater arts in that region.

03/11/2012

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St. Patrick’s Church In Fells Point Reopens After Aug. 2011 Quake Damage

Six months ago Thursday, “Did you feel it?” was the most-asked question in Maryland. Like much of the East Coast, the state was rattled by the biggest earthquake in memory.

02/23/2012

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