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Halfway House For Woman Charged In D.C. Vandalism

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral has been ordered released to a halfway house.

08/02/2013

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Workers Clean Green Paint Off Lincoln Memorial

Workers continued cleaning residue from green paint that was splattered on the Lincoln Memorial in an apparent case of vandalism, and a union representing officers who guard the National Mall said it shows they need more resources.

07/28/2013

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Lincoln Memorial Reopens After Vandals Splatter Paint On Statue

The Lincoln Memorial reopens after vandals splatter paint on the statue.

07/27/2013

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Biden Calls For D.C. Voting Rights During Tribute To Frederick Douglass

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday used a tribute to 19th-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass to renew the call for equal voting rights for people who live in the nation’s capital.

06/19/2013

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Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled At Capitol

President Barack Obama and congressional leaders unveiled a full-length statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the Capitol Wednesday, paying tribute to a figure whose name became synonymous with courage in the face of injustice.

02/27/2013

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D.C. Leaders To Celebrate Statue Relocation

A statue of Frederick Douglass will soon be moved to the United States Capitol alongside statues of luminaries from the 50 states, and District of Columbia leaders are planning to celebrate the move.

02/04/2013

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Statue Of First Black Baltimore Mayor Planned

An 8-foot-tall bronze statue of Baltimore’s first black mayor will be placed at the Inner Harbor.

11/22/2012

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Brooks Honored

The fans erupted with a standing ovation and upon his arrival to the field, they cheered again when a smaller version of the bronze sculpture was unveiled in front of the pitcher’s mound.

09/30/2012

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Web Extra: Read Transcript From Brooks Robinson Statue Ceremony

Brooks Robinson–immortalized in bronze. The Hall of Fame third-baseman looks back on his 23 seasons with the Orioles at a special statue unveiling at Camden Yards. WJZ has the speech, and reaction from other O’s legends.

09/30/2012

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Orioles Honor Hall Of Famer Brooks Robinson With Bronze Statue At Camden Yards

There was plenty of excitement before the Orioles-Red Sox game on Saturday. There was a tribute to one of the best Orioles in history.

09/29/2012

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Cal Ripken Jr. Statue Unveiled At O’s Sold-Out Showdown Against Yankees

Friday morning in Camden Yards looks much different than it did the night before. Fans packed the place for a sold-out showdown– the first of four against the New York Yankees. But the game wasn’t the only thing that had fans excited.

09/07/2012

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Fans Cheer Orioles On As The Team Unveils Cal Ripken’s Statue At Camden Yards

Seventeen years ago, all eyes were on Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken Jr. as he set a game-streak record that still has not been broken. And Thursday, he is honored at Camden Yards in front of a packed house with Orioles legends looking on.

09/06/2012

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