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3 hrs ago | TrekEarth

Reflection

This was probably the best shot of my short D.C. stay. I wonder if the person reflected in the stone was a Vietnam vet, like my dad, who has visited this wall many times.

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7 hrs ago | Time

U.S. Special Ops Are Soldiers Committing Suicide in Record Numbers

U.S. military veterans set up 1,892 American flags on the National Mall March 27, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US National Parks

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Obama taps woman who denied access to war vets from memorial for ObamaCare

It seems that the woman who denied war vets access to their Memorial is the same one who will get to deny them their health care.

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Bellingham Herald

Big guns brought out to mark 1814 'Burning of Washington'

Two hundred years ago this summer, British soldiers overwhelmed American battalions, took the nation's capital and burned the White House.

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Bellingham Herald

Flowers a work of art for Easter in DC’s National Gallery

That’s when the dark-pillared rotunda is decorated with live flowers, trees and ferns, most from its own greenhouses.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, US National Parks

Daily Kos

This Visual Feast, This Triumph

I spent Tuesday 4-8-14, and the evening of Monday 4-14-14, helping out on a friend's CSA farm near Baltimore, Maryland.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

National Mall And Memorial Parks

Washington Monument to Reopen May 12

The National Park Service announced that the remaining scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument will begin to come down this week in preparation for the Monument's re-opening on May 12 after a 32-month closure due to damage from an earthquake.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, National Mall And Memorial Parks

NBC Washington

Food Vendors Blamed for Overflowing Trash at National Mall

Tourists who flocked to the National Mall to see the famous cherry blossoms also got an eyeful of trash.

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Scoop

Remarks to the 2014 SAIS Pride Conference

Remarks Richard E. Hoagland Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Washington, DC April 16, 2014 ________________________________________ Good afternoon.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US National Parks

Power Line

Eisenhower Memorial update

The National Capitol Planning Commision recently rejected the proposed design by starchitect Frank Gehry for the Eisenhower Memorial to be built on the National Mall.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

T-rex skeleton to go on display in DC museum

Tuesday, the Natural History Museum is receiving a new exhibit which will be the center piece of its new fossil hall.

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Related Topix: T. Rex, Pop/Rock, Bozeman, MT, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, US National Parks

New Berlin

Residents Put World's Youth on a Brighter Path

WASHINGTON, D.C. Peace Corps volunteers around the world are helping young people in their local communities develop career skills, build confidence, and become active citizens.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Berlin, WI, New Berlin, WI, Education Etc.

WINK-TV Fort Myers

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

A Tyrannosaurus rex is joining the dinosaur fossil collection on the National Mall on Tuesday after a 3,000-mile journey from Montana.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, The National, US National Parks, Entertainment, Television

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tea Party has place in psyche of nation

Almost five years ago, John Tweedell stood inside the National Mall and looked out at a sea of fellow citizens marching on Washington, D.C., to protest the federal government.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Tea Party, US National Parks, US Politics, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Voice of America

Mass Pillow Fight Turns Washington into Urban Playground

Hundreds of people gathered in more than 100 cities around the world this month to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US National Parks, Washington Monument, National World War Ii Memorial

MySanAntonio.com

War goes on for mentally injured vets

Colleen Ryan and Jeff Hensley, Navy veterans of the Iraq war, comfort each other on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The only reason he is alive, says Mike Yurchison , is his girlfriend, Leigh Anna Landsberger .

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Related Topix: US Military, US National Parks, US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, Opinion

Government Executive

Why Are So Many Older Veterans Committing Suicide?

Army veteran Julio Bernal works with others from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to place 1,892 flags representing veteran and service members who have died by suicide to date in 2014 on the National Mall in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Life, Veteran Affairs, Washington, DC, US National Parks

Sun Apr 13, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Trust For National Mall Honored For Its World War 2 App

The app was awarded the Silver AddyA by the DC Ad Club, a chapter of the American Advertising Federation .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Washington Examiner

Man stabbed blocks from DC parade route

Police say a man was stabbed near the National Mall a few blocks from the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade route.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

ThinkProgress

A Monument To Rape Survivors Could Be Coming To A City Near You

Last month, a group of sexual assault prevention activists erected a makeshift monument to rape survivors on the National Mall, blanketing the nation's capital with quilts displaying stories of sexual assault and abuse.

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