WASHINGTON (AP) — Streets in downtown Washington are closing for the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting.
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Beginning about 4:30 p.m., 17th Street between New York Avenue and Constitution Avenue will be closed, as will 15th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue/E Street to Constitution Avenue.READ MORE: Fort McHenry Celebrates New Citizens, Defenders Day Saturday
Parking restrictions also will be in place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on 15th and 17th streets, from Pennsylvania Avenue to Constitution Avenue.MORE NEWS: Man In Stable Condition After He Was Shot In Face While Driving Early Saturday
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