Local religious leaders urge support for immigration reform activists
Nearly a dozen local religious leaders joined hands Saturday to bless a group of advocates traveling around the country to increase support for comprehensive immigration reform.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Ventura County Star
Immigration reform advocates are touring congressional districts to build support
Eliseo Medina, who pushed for immigration reform last year by fasting for 22 days on the National Mall, says momentum for change is growing as two buses make their way from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. We're sorry.
Texans in D.C. Share Special Sense of Camaraderie
Ask a Texas transplant about living in the nation's capital, and you are likely to get an answer with a wistful memory about his or her former home.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Crowdsourced quilting at Sweet Tree
Quilters and other community members are invited to participate in creating a nationwide historic quilt display for the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Sweet Tree Arts will host ongoing Monument Quilt workshops Mondays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning March 17 and continuing through May. Materials and sewing machines are provided and/or ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
Editorial | Many ways to show your support for Myrtle Beach's Military Appreciation Days
Contributions are sought to help cover the cost of bringing the traveling Vietnam Wall to Myrtle Beach during Military Appreciation Days.
National Parks Traveler
Where Will Spring Find You In The National Park System?
Where will you turn up in the National Park System this spring? Our friends at Eastern National have the following suggestions for you to consider.
The Miami Herald
DC Council votes to decriminalize pot possession
Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana would no longer be a criminal offense in the nation's capital under a bill approved by the D.C. Council.
National Cherry Blossom Festival announces peak bloom
Events DC President Greg O'Dell at the announcement of the 2014 D.C. cherry blossom peak bloom dates at the Newseum.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Canadians should brace for a 'slow start' to spring
People clear snow from around their cars on a street in Montreal Sunday, December 22, 2013, as a winter storm warning has been issued for the region.
Some roads around the region were cleared by Tuesday morning, while other were still buried under ice and snow.
In Parts of U.S., March Is the Coldest It's Been Since the 1800s
An man braves the elements as he runs on the National Mall as snow falls in Washington, D.C., on March 3, 2014.
Promise Keepers to storm the gates of hell to lift souls to heaven
PK and One Message plan to bring thousands to the Holy Land in person and millions more virtually.millions by PK and One Message plan to bring thousands to the Holy Land in person and millions more virtually.millions by I've remained a fan of Promise Keepers during its 25-year run of hosting national men's conferences in stadiums and arenas, ... (more)
South Carolina puts brakes on immigration law
Demonstrator Adrian Corona of Columbia, S.C. shouts slogans during a rally for immigration reform on the National Mall in Washington, on March 21, 2010.
Obama's National Park Shutdown & Barricades Cost US Taxpayers $414 Million
Last October Barack Obama shut down the national parks and erected barricades the war memorials including the open-air World War II Memorial on the National Mall.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Two snow fights break out around D.C. area Monday
Nearly 150 people gathered on the National Mall in front of the north entrance to the Smithsonian Castle for a snowball fight.
Harsh US winter extends into March
With accumulations of 4-to-6 inches in Washington, Monday's storm would have been the largest in the nation's capital in all of last year.
GirlTrek: "When Black Women Walk, Things Change"
"What would Harriet do?" When Vanessa Garrison and Morgan Dixon asked this question a few short years ago, they were searching for a way to change the many health challenges facing their families and communities.
My Downsizing Adventure
You can learn a lot about your housing needs from a trial run at downsizing or by helping a friend navigate the downsizing experience.
Once More, with Feeling: The Winter That Won't End Dumps Another Several Inches On The DC Area
School was canceled, buses halted and federal government workers told to stay home Monday as the nation's capital braced for a storm expected to dump a foot of snow on parts of the East Coast.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Wide range of wintry conditions affects half of US
Tourists flocked to the monuments in the nation's capital Sunday to enjoy spring-like 50 degree temperatures after a winter of one blast of snow and sub-zero temperatures after another.