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Wise County Messenger Online
Remembering, with grateful hearts
I wish every American kid could visit Arlington National Cemetery.It's in Virginia, just across the Potomac from Washington, D.C. You can see the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the Capitol dome from what was once the estate of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
Fri May 24, 2013
The Afro American Newspaper
A Day Like No Other' Photo Exhibit Charts 1963 March on Washington
On Aug. 28, 1963, 250,000 people gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial, sounding the rallying cry of "jobs and freedom." It was the largest non-violent demonstration for civil rights that the nation had ever witnessed.
How Stuff Works
Nanoflowers Grow in Tiny Garden
Spring is a wonderful time to stop and smell the roses, but when those roses are smaller than a speck of dust, the best place to get a whiff is through a scanning electron microscope.
Thu May 23, 2013
AOL City Guide
Embassy Suites Hotel Washington, D.C.
Located near Dupont Circle, minutes from Washington, D.C.'s most famous sites, this all-suite hotel provides many free amenities along with spacious accommodations, complete with many of the comforts of home.
Wed May 22, 2013
Teensy 'Nanoflowers' Grown On The Surface Of A Penny
This is a gallery of tiny 'nanoflowers' grown on the surface of pennies and glass by engineers at Harvard University.
Rolling Thunder, Memorial Day Concerts, Parades, Wreath-Laying Ceremonies and More
Memorial Day 2013-the unofficial kick-off for summer-is Monday, May 27, but concerts, fireworks and other events last all of Memorial Day weekend throughout the DC area.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Washington Post
Scaffolding's up, - real' work begins
Video: On Monday, the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument was topped off, and workers are set to repair damage from the 2011 earthquake.
Rolling ThunderA , Inc.'s 26th Annual Memorial Day Demonstration ...
This year is the organization's 26 anniversary demonstration in support of POW/MIA and veterans' issues.
Robert Reich: "Cynicism is a self-fulfilling prophecy"
Martin Luther King Jr. acknowledges the crowd at the Lincoln Memorial for his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington on Aug.
Mon May 13, 2013
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Hundreds of motorcyclists arrive in Rancho Cucamonga for ride to D.C.
Hundreds of veterans will be in Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga on Wednesday to begin the 25th annual Run for the Wall motorcycle ride to Washington D.C. to honor military POWs and those missing and killed in action.
The Daily SuperHero
Captain America: the Winter Soldier to Feature National Memorials During Washington D.C. Shoot
Marvel Studios has packed their belongings and boarded a jet to spend this week at the nation's capital to shoot scenes for next year's Captain America: The Winter Soldier .
Sun May 12, 2013
The Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama Voices: Hats off to Lee High School educators
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-12, we wanted to celebrate our tight-knit team of educators at Lee High School and share our gratitude for the collective work that has contributed to the growth and learning of students and teachers alike.
Sat May 11, 2013
West Caldwell Boy Scouts Travel to Tomb of Unknown Soldier
Boy Scout Troop 9 of West Caldwell traveled to Washington, D.C., in April to place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The Sampson Independent
Harry C. Tatum, 90
Mr. Harry "Carl" Tatum, 90, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Sampson County, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. The funeral will be held on Tuesday, May 14, at 11 a.m. at Israel Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. Burial will be in Fort Lincoln Memorial Garden in Washington, D.C. Harry is survived by his wife, ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Portland Honor Flight prepares for next D.C. trip for WWII veterans, seeks more
At left, World War II veterans Hayes Bickford and Don Foelker, both of Hillsboro, stand before the Lincoln Memorial on a 2011 Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. A contingent of 24 veterans made the trip, which included tours in D.C. on air-conditioned buses with stops at all of the war memorials and other sites.
Wed May 08, 2013
Bangor Daily News
Hampden Academy, John Bapst students win Penobscot County Bar Association contest
A junior at Hampden Academy and a freshman at John Bapst Memorial High School were the first-place winners in the Penobscot County Bar Association's annual Law Day essay and poster contest.
Tue May 07, 2013
Northern Michigan News
Patriots Choir to represent Cadillac in Washington D.C.
You can see it in their eyes when they talk about it, and you can hear it in their voices when they sing.
Mon May 06, 2013
Hockey playing Battaglia brothers win 'The Amazing Race' grand prize of $1 million
Father and son, David, left, and Connor O'Leary, competed in "The Amazing Race" until David's leg injury forced them to withdraw.
Fri May 03, 2013
Celebrating Pete Seeger, America's Troubadour, on his 94th Birthday
Pete Seeger at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Jan.
Nation's push toward equality for all isn't over yet
This year, the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association's Law Day focused on two important anniversaries: The 150th anniversary of the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. It was no mistake King made his famous ... (more)