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Navy Mulls Redesign Of D.C. Building Where 12 Killed

The names of the places are sadly familiar: Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine, and Nickel Mines, Penn. After mass shootings made each of those names synonymous with tragedy, officials demolished, closed or altered the buildings where the killings took place to soften painful associations, especially among survivors.

10/05/2013

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D.C. Officials: 2 of 5 Troubled Bridges Are Fixed

Five bridges in the nation’s capital, including the heavily traveled Frederick Douglass Bridge over the Anacostia River, are categorized by federal highway officials as both “fracture critical” and “structurally deficient,” but District of Columbia officials say they’ve already fixed one and replaced another.

09/15/2013

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National Cathedral Showcases Repairs 2 Years After 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake

Another setback for an American treasure—the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. Two years after an earthquake cracked and crumbled parts of the structure, the cost of repairs has grown to $26 million.

08/22/2013

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Metro To Close Red Line Stations For Weekend Work

Metro says it’s closing several stations on the red line for weekend work.

07/09/2013

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Sinkhole Keeps DC Intersection Closed On 14th St.

The D.C. Water utility says a sinkhole that has closed a major intersection in downtown Washington will require complex repairs.

05/22/2013

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Get A Bird’s-Eye View From The Top Of The Washington Monument In D.C.

It’s a view of the Washington Monument in D.C. like you’ve never seen before. This week crews topped off the scaffolding needed to fix damage caused by 2011’s earthquake.

05/15/2013

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Metro: Cracked Rail Repaired On Red Line

Metro says workers have repaired a cracked rail on the red line and delays should dissipate as rush hour winds down.

05/01/2013

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Courthouse Repairs Continue After Flooding

Workers at Courthouse East are still cleaning up the mess left behind by a leaky pipe.

04/03/2013

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After Months Of Earthquake Repairs, Baltimore Basilica Ready For Grand Reopening

After months of repairs following the East Coast earthquake, Baltimore’s historic Basilica is set to reopen–just in time for Easter.

03/27/2013

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Repairs Being Made After D.C. Area Water Main Break

Repairs are being made to a water main that broke in Chevy Chase and resulted in water use restrictions.

03/20/2013

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Scaffolding Begins To Rise At Washington Monument In D.C.

Workers have started building scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument to make repairs to the damaged stonework following a 2011 earthquake.

03/07/2013

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Metro Trains, Buses Operating On Weekend Schedule

The Metro system says its trains are operating on a Saturday schedule because of Veterans Day.

11/12/2012

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