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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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Westminster Man Killed In Navy Yard Shootings To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Funeral services will be held Saturday for Mike Ridgell. The Westminster man was a security guard at the Washington Navy Yard and died as a gunman stormed the campus.

09/27/2013

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Solemn Ceremony: Obama Leads Mourning For Navy Yard Victims

In our nation’s capital, thousands gather to honor the lives lost in the tragic shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

09/22/2013

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Obama, First Lady, To Attend Navy Yard Memorial

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will visit with families of victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting on Sunday and attend a memorial at the Marine Barracks Washington, the White House said.

09/20/2013

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12 Years Later, Hundreds Of Marylanders Pay Tribute To 9/11 Victims

It’s hard to believe it has been 12 years since terror attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania killed thousands of people.

09/11/2013

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Gov. O’Malley: Remember 9/11 Through Service

Gov. Martin O’Malley is encouraging people to volunteer on a national day of service to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

09/11/2013

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