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Sally Jewell Joins National Mall Fundraising Push

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says the National Mall needs a facelift and that it won’t likely happen without private donations to help the National Park Service.

05/01/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The U.S.

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Woman Accused Of Lincoln Memorial Vandalism Found Incompetent

A judge says a woman accused of splattering green paint at the Washington National Cathedral is incompetent to stand trial.

11/01/2013

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Man Takes Mower To National Mall During Government Shutdown

One man has taken it upon himself to mow and clean up the grounds around the Lincoln Memorial during the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

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Woman Accused Of Paint Vandalism Found Incompetent

Doctors say a woman who was arrested in July and accused of splattering green paint at the Washington National Cathedral is incompetent to stand trial.

09/27/2013

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Woman Charged In Cathedral Vandalism Admitted To Psychiatric Ward

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral with green paint and suspected of similar vandalism at the Lincoln Memorial and other sites has been admitted to a hospital psychiatric ward.

08/29/2013

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Caroline Kennedy To Join March On Washington Rally

Caroline Kennedy is joining the lineup of speakers commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial.

08/27/2013

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Oprah Winfrey Among The Celebrities To Join March On Washington Events

Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Foxx and Forest Whitaker are among the celebrities joining three presidents this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

08/27/2013

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Youth See March On Washington Anniversary As Chance To Lead

Just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the Montgomery Bus Boycott at age 26, and Rep. John Lewis helped to lead freedom rides at 23, young Americans are not letting age get in the way as they seek more than a contributing role in the push for social reform.

08/26/2013

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50 Years After King, Marchers Gather Again In D.C.

Next week, the nation’s first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago and say where he believes this nation should be headed.

08/23/2013

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Lincoln Memorial Vandalism Cleanup Wrapping Up

The National Park Service says the cleanup is wrapping up at the Lincoln Memorial, three weeks after the statue was vandalized with green paint.

08/16/2013

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Halfway House For Woman Charged In D.C. Vandalism

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral has been ordered released to a halfway house.

08/02/2013

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