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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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Hundreds Of Fish Found Dead In National Mall Pond

The National Park Service says about 1,000 fish have been found dead in a National Mall pond.

08/15/2013

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Disputed Inscription Removed From MLK Memorial

A Chinese sculptor has removed a disputed inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial statue that he designed on the National Mall and said Thursday that he is working on a new finish for the side of the artwork.

08/01/2013

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National Vandalism: Green Stain Still Shows On Lincoln Memorial

Three areas of the Lincoln Memorial statue still show faint signs of staining after a vandal splattered green paint at the site last week, National Park Service officials said Thursday.

08/01/2013

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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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