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Visitors Flock To D.C. Sites Again After Shutdown

Visitors lined up waiting for Washington’s museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.

10/17/2013

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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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Family: Man Who Set Self On Fire Was Mentally Ill

The family of the New Jersey man who set himself on fire on the National Mall says his death was the result of a long fight with mental illness.

10/10/2013

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Police ID Jersey Man Who Set Self On Fire On National Mall

Police have identified the man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the nation’s capital and later died of his injuries.

10/08/2013

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Famous Movie And Television Locations Around The U.S.

From the Empire State Building in “Sleepless in Seattle” and “The Sopranos” cafe in the show’s finale, to the “Field of Dreams” in Iowa and the Coney Island roller coaster from “Annie Hall,” fans have always loved visiting famous television and movie locations.

10/08/2013

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Police: Man Who Set Himself Ablaze On National Mall Dies

A man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the U.S. capital has died of his injuries, which were so severe that authorities will have to use DNA and dental records to identify him, District of Columbia police said Saturday.

10/05/2013

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Man Sets Himself On Fire On The National Mall

A fire official says a man has been flown to the hospital after setting himself on fire on the National Mall.

10/04/2013

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Tourists Find Sites Barricaded On National Mall

The museums that draw millions of visitors to the National Mall closed their doors Tuesday, memorials were barricaded and trash will go uncollected in the nation’s most-visited national park due to the first government shutdown in 17 years.

10/02/2013

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Some D.C. Tourist Sites Open, Despite Talk Of Shutdown

While museums on the National Mall will close for a government shutdown, many other Washington attractions plan to stay open for tourists.

10/01/2013

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National Aquarium Closes In D.C. After 128 Years

An aquarium that opened its doors to visitors in 1885 is closing its doors in the nation’s capital.

09/30/2013

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John Deere Donates Equipment For National Mall

The company that makes John Deere tractors is donating more than $400,000 worth of equipment to maintain the turf and grounds of the National Mall.

09/27/2013

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Eisenhower Memorial Faces Further Delay On Design

After more than 18 months of delays, the planned Eisenhower Memorial project near the National Mall faces further setbacks.

09/10/2013

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