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Spring Is Coming! NPS Predicts Cherry Blossom Peak

Not all news out of Washington is political. Tuesday, a welcome prediction was made about the return of the city’s cherry blossoms.

03/03/2015

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DC’s Panda Cub Bao Bao Turns 18 Months Old, Nears Milestone

The National Zoo’s panda cub Bao Bao (bow-bow) turned 18 months old Monday and neared a major milestone.

02/23/2015

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Pope Will Visit DC In September

Excitement is growing for local Catholics as word spreads that Pope Francis will visit the region. The Vatican has announced the Pontiff will spend time in Washington DC in September as part of a week-long trip to the US.

01/19/2015

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Best Cities To Visit With Kids Less Than Five Years Old

Visiting a popular amusement park or attraction is something your child will never forget. Here are five of the best American cities to visit while traveling with kids under five, all guaranteed to provide memories that will last a lifetime.

11/19/2014

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Best Places In America To Spend Thanksgiving Weekend

Instead of gathering at someone’s home this Thanksgiving, make plans for a destination Thanksgiving getaway that the entire family will enjoy.

11/13/2014

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Best Museums In The USA

America has many of the world’s greatest museums, some of which are free.

09/25/2014

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Statehood Hearing For DC Unlikely To Spur Change

Congress is dusting off the notion of statehood for the District of Columbia for the first time in 21 years, but that doesn’t mean residents of the nation’s capital are any closer to gaining representation on Capitol Hill.

09/15/2014

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DC Statehood To Get Hearing On Capitol Hill

The long-dormant debate over statehood for the District of Columbia is about to be revived on Capitol Hill.

09/08/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/12/2014

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Cherry Blossom Parade Draws Thousands In D.C.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and a Japanese street festival are bringing a finale to three weeks of events as the cherry blossom trees are in full bloom.

04/12/2014

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