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Wednesday Sep 10 | National Parks Traveler

Essential Fall Guide '14: Autumn Park Tours, No. 2: An Uncivil War

Fall is a season of transition in the National Park System, from long, hot days with crowded roads and trails, to cooler, crisper weather that beckons you to make a few more trips before winter sets in. Here is the second of four suggestions to jump on now, or to add to your to-do list.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, US National Parks, Fredericksburg And Spotsylvania National Military Park

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Daily Kos

Protests, activism, the NYC climate rally, and why big greens can't stop climate change

The trouble with letting television tell the story of our recent history is that it tends to overemphasize events designed for the camera. For example, the made-for-TV version of the civil rights struggle highlights a clip of Martin Luther King Jr. speaking in front of the Lincoln Memorial as the turning point and defining moment of the movement.

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Related Topix: Activism, US National Parks, US News, Liberal Political News

American Reporter

Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land." Pete Seeger, God bless him, sang it at the Inaugural Concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Woody Guthrie, Folk, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Survey shows confidence in federal workers

A National Park Service employee posts a sign on a barricade closing access to the Lincoln Memorial. Last year's 16-day partial government shutdown was a difficult time in many ways, but it appears to have generated some lasting good will for federal employees.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, US News, World News

Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Messenger

A flight to remember

More than 100 veterans, along with flight staffers, a medial team and guardians to take care of them, took a daylong trip to Washington D.C. Veterans were honored throughout the day by welcoming groups as they toured memorials. The day began early for veterans and others on the flight.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US National Parks, National Mall, Korean War Veterans Memorial

The Washington Post

Photos: A late summer sunrise over Washington, D.C.

The sunrise over Washington, D.C. on September 6, 2014. An external flash was used to illuminate the flowers in the foreground.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall, Washington Monument, US Politics, US News

Sat Sep 06, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Nation's Triathlon to cause road closures

Here's a look at the roads that will be impacted by the Nation's Tri on Sunday morning. All roads near the Kennedy Center including the Rock Creek Parkway, the Potomac Freeway, the Whitehurst Freeway and the E Street Expressway will be closed.

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Related Topix: US National Parks

American Reporter

Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land." Pete Seeger, God bless him, sang it at the Inaugural Concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Woody Guthrie, Folk, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Fri Sep 05, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Make dreams come true with nonprofits

As he stood in front of the Lincoln Memorial Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. didn't inspire America and alter the course of history by saying, "I have a strategic plan." Instead, he proclaimed, "I have a dream!" Dreams are at the heart of successful fundraising.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Opinion

IBerkshires

Are We There Yet?: Fun on the Weekends

My daughter started third grade, where they were told they will have nightly homework for the first time. Wow. Which means weekends are going to be the time to play now that weeknights will be spent doing somework .

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, MA, Lenox, MA, US National Parks

The London Free Press

Nebraska's top court to hear Keystone case

Members of the Cowboys and Indian Alliance, a group of ranchers, farmers and indigenous leaders, participate in protests against the Keystone XL pipeline at the Reflection Pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on April 24, 2014. WASHINGTON - It's a court case that could punt the Keystone XL project back to square one - and yet it has nothing to do with the proposed pipeline's merits.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Steele City, NE

Thu Sep 04, 2014

CBS News

Shakespeare's legacy preserved at D.C. library

When you think of the great sights of Washington, D.C., you think of the Washington Monument or the Lincoln Memorial. You don't often think of Shakespeare.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, Arts, Theater

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Townhall

What Woman Should Be On The Next Dollar Bill? Yes, Someone Wanted Taylor Swift

Last week, MRCTV's Dan Joseph decided to ask folks around D.C. what woman they would like to see featured on our currency.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, US News

American Reporter

Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."

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Related Topix: Woody Guthrie, Folk, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

In a long line of Bushes, a grandson honors his heroic grandfather

A small band of the Greatest Generation gathered on the National Mall at the World War II Memorial Tuesday morning to mark the 69th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day that ended the war.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall, W., US Military, US Navy

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Jamaica Observer

51 years later, Dr King's dream remains unfulfilled

I write this commentary on August 28, 2014 - 51 years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous "I have a dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Prison, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Ferguson, MO

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Kos

51 years, dream still loading...

Fifty-one years ago today, about a month before I was born, Martin Luther King Jr. stood in front of the Lincoln Memorial, and told us all about his dream: I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, George Bush, Pennsylvania

The WSU Signpost

'I Have a Dream' anniversary celebrated at Weber State

Martin Luther King Jr. in the famous "March on Washington" protest. Many still feel his words are relevant today.

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Related Topix: Martin Luther King, Jr., US National Parks

Glenn Beck

Four years later: A look back at the 8/28 Restoring Honor Rally

Four years ago today, several hundred thousand Americans descended on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to partake in the 8/28 Restoring Honor Rally.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Journal Gazette

5 things of interest to area readers - Thursday, August 28

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, US National Parks, Dance, LeAnn Rimes, Country

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