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Lawmakers Restart Push For New Latino Museum In D.C.

A national Latino American history museum would be created in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall under legislation lawmakers have reintroduced, and an advocacy group on Wednesday urged Congress to pass the bill this year.

07/31/2013

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Woman Arrested In National Cathedral Vandalism Appears To Be Linked To Others

A 58-year-old woman was charged with at least one case of green paint vandalism in Washington DC, where paint has been splashed on the Lincoln Memorial and at the National Cathedral.

07/30/2013

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Woman Arrested In National Cathedral Vandalism

Landmarks vandalized! Paint was splattered on tourist attractions across the nation’s capital. Now one woman is under arrest, caught inside the National Cathedral.

07/29/2013

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Vandalized: Green Paint Splattered On The Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is a national treasure. But the park service says vandals tried to turn the iconic statue into trash.

07/26/2013

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Redesigning Eisenhower Memorial Could Cost $17M

Scrapping a disputed design for a planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial near the National Mall and developing an alternate concept over the next five years would cost about $17 million, analysts have found.

07/12/2013

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Washington Monument To Illuminate As Earthquake Repairs Continue

Making the most of a monument under repair. Two years ago, an earthquake damaged the Washington Monument, closing it off to visitors.

07/08/2013

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Americans Gather In Nation’s Capital For July 4th Festivities

Tourists and locals alike were staking out spots on the National Mall Thursday afternoon for a Fourth of July fireworks display and a patriotic concert featuring Barry Manilow and Neil Diamond.

07/04/2013

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Metro To Run Extra Trains For Fireworks In DC

Metro says it will operate extra trains during the evening of the July Fourth holiday to help passengers get to and from the National Mall for the fireworks display.

07/02/2013

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Smithsonian Acquires T. Rex For New Dinosaur Hall

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is acquiring its first full Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton for eventual display in a new dinosaur hall planned for the National Mall.

06/27/2013

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Report: Park Police Have Lost Track Of Weapons

The U.S. Park Police, the law enforcement agency responsible for safeguarding the National Mall and critical American landmarks, has lost track of a large supply of handguns, rifles and shotguns, according to a harshly critical report issued Thursday.

06/27/2013

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Winfrey Giving $12M To New African-American Museum

Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American life.

06/11/2013

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Smithsonian Cancels $15M Hirshhorn Bubble Project

The Smithsonian Institution canceled plans Wednesday to create an inflatable pavilion bubbling out of the circular Hirshhorn Museum on the National Mall after funding fell short for the $15.5 million project.

06/05/2013

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