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Man Pleads Guilty To Dumping Waste In D.C. River

A man who managed a company hired to clean the National Mall storm water sewer system has pleaded guilty to dumping debris and wastewater into the Potomac River.

06/05/2014

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Smithsonian To Fly Drones For ‘Future’ Festival

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.

05/14/2014

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‘Scandal’ Star Bellamy Young Tours National Mall Sites In D.C.

Bellamy Young, better known as America’s first lady on the hit show “Scandal,” is taking a closer look at the city that’s her home on TV, including neglected sites on the National Mall.

05/02/2014

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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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‘Voice’ Winner To Perform For Memorial Day In D.C.

The 2013 winner of TV’s “The Voice” will perform at this year’s National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn in Washington.

04/24/2014

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T. Rex Gets New Home In Smithsonian Dinosaur Hall

More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. Rex — the king — is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.

04/15/2014

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Smithsonian Wins Approval For New Museum Design

A federal arts panel has given final approval for designs and materials to build a bronze color “corona” as the defining element of the Smithsonian’s new black history museum being built on the National Mall.

02/20/2014

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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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Thousands Brave Cold For Abortion Protest In D.C.

Thousands of abortion opponents confronted wind chills in the single digits Wednesday to rally and march on Capitol Hill to protest legalized abortion, with a signal of support from Pope Francis.

01/22/2014

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National Book Festival To Leave National Mall

After a decade on the National Mall, the National Book Festival is moving to a new location this year due to new rules and costs associated with holding a large event on the promenade between the Capitol and Lincoln Memorial.

01/08/2014

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U.S. Archives To Showcase Magna Carta In New Gallery

The only copy of the Magna Carta in the United States is the centerpiece of a new museum gallery that opened Wednesday at the National Archives and traces the evolution of U.S. rights and freedoms for African-Americans, women and immigrants.

12/11/2013

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U.S. Black History Museum Installs 2 Large Artifacts On National Mall

Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.

11/19/2013

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