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Veterans Observe D-Day At World War II Memorial

The granddaughter of General Dwight D. Eisenhower thanked those who carried out the D-Day invasion, telling them during a 70th anniversary commemoration Friday at the nation’s World War II Memorial that “the world would have been a very different place” had their campaign failed.

06/06/2014

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World War II Memorial Adds New Technology At Site

The National World War II Memorial in Washington is adding new technology to help connect with younger visitors to the site as the memorial reaches its 10-year anniversary.

05/23/2014

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Bell Tolls For Baltimore County Firefighters Lost In The Line Of Duty

Honoring our fallen heroes. Baltimore County firefighters remember those who lost their lives in the line of duty.

05/18/2014

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American Legion Seeks To Defend War Memorial Cross

The American Legion is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a cross-shaped World War I memorial in Maryland.

05/02/2014

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Eisenhower Memorial Unchanged, Despite Objections

Architect Frank Gehry is maintaining key elements of his design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall in a revised concept presented Thursday, despite recent criticism from a federal arts panel and outside groups.

02/20/2014

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Congress Says ‘No’ To Eisenhower Memorial Funding

Funding requested to begin building the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial near the National Mall has been eliminated in a spending deal passed by Congress, while lawmakers restored funding for other national arts and cultural programs.

01/17/2014

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Md. School For The Deaf Calls Phony Mandela Interpretation ‘Hurtful’

The phony interpretation of diplomatic speeches at Nelson Mandela’s funeral raises issues long plaguing the deaf community.

12/12/2013

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Memorial For Mandela Planned At National Cathedral

A memorial for former South African leader Nelson Mandela is being planned at the Washington National Cathedral.

12/06/2013

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Kennedy Center Raises $90 Million For Expansion

The Kennedy Center says it has raised an additional $40 million in gifts and pledges to fund the first major expansion of the memorial to President John F. Kennedy.

12/05/2013

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Group Launches App For World War II Memorial In D.C.

The World War II Memorial in Washington is getting a free mobile app to help teach visitors about the war, the site’s symbolism and the millions of people it honors.

11/06/2013

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Fallen Baltimore City Firefighters Honored At Downtown Memorial Service

Remembering the fallen. Baltimore’s fire department honors the firefighters who died in the line of duty.

10/19/2013

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Thousands Push Through Barriers In D.C. To WWII Memorial

A march to get things going again in D.C. Thousands arrived at the National War World II Memorial, pushing through barriers Sunday morning to protest the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

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