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Accident Reported On St. Paul & E. Centre Street

A serious accident has been reported on St. Paul and E. Centre Street.

12/11/2012

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Thousands Gather For Baltimore’s Washington Monument Lighting Ceremony

Folks are getting into the holiday spirit in Maryland as they gather in Mount Vernon for an annual lighting ceremony. The Washington Monument in Baltimore will soon become a bright spot of the season.

12/06/2012

I Beat The Odds (Credit: Pam Goldberg Smith)

Best Books About Baltimore

With crabs, history, crime and football, the personality of Baltimore is multifaceted. As such, books about Charm City reflect the varying aspects, from times gone by to more recent developments, both in fiction and non-fiction alike. These are the best books about Baltimore, perfect for locals and visitors alike.

11/26/2012

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Metro Plans Changes For D.C.’s Marine Corps Marathon

Metro is making some changes to accommodate runners of Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon.

10/26/2012

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Work Won’t Be Quick As Contractor Is Chosen For Washington Monument Repair

The National Park Service named a Massachusetts contractor Wednesday to repair the Washington Monument’s earthquake damage, though it may take two more months before work begins at the National Mall site.

09/26/2012

Washington Monument Damage

Study: Earthquake Damage To Monument Unlikely

A seismic assessment of the Washington Monument has concluded that it’s “extremely unlikely” another earthquake in the next two millennia will damage the monument any more than last year’s 5.8-magnitude quake.

08/24/2012

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Authorities Educating Marylanders On Safety After August 2011 Earthquake

Odds are, you remember where you were exactly one year ago today. August 23, 2011 is when Maryland was rocked by the largest earthquake in living memory.

08/23/2012

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Washington Monument Didn’t Sink After Earthquake

Government surveyors have found that the Washington Monument did not sink further into the ground as a result of last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

08/22/2012

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Washington Monument To Be Closed For A Year And A Half For Repairs

It may have stood up to last summer’s big East Coast earthquake, but the Washington Monument still needs a lot of help.

07/10/2012

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Washington Monument Repairs Require Huge Scaffold

Repairs to the Washington Monument will require massive scaffolding to be built around the 555-foot obelisk and may keep it closed into 2014 after it was damaged by an earthquake last year, the National Park Service said Monday.

07/09/2012

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Finalists Emerge To Redesign National Mall Sites

Lakeside gardens, dining rooms hovering over water, grassy new amphitheaters and underground pavilions at the foot of the Washington Monument have emerged as finalists in a design competition to overhaul neglected sites on the National Mall.

04/09/2012

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Work Slated For Western Md.’s Washington Monument

The Maryland Park Service says visitors to Washington Monument State Park near Boonsboro may find the viewing platform closed this month.

04/06/2012

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