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Thursday: Author Gary Younge tells the story behind MLK's 'I Have a Dream'
Thousands of marchers gathered on Washington's national mall to commemorate Martin Luther King's famous speech.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Women rally to raise awareness of endometriosis
Wearing yellow ribbons and shirts, hundreds of women gathered on the National Mall Thursday to raise awareness about endometriosis, a common health problem that affects women's reproductive health.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
3 Minutes With Your Neighbor: Terri Scadron, Cultivating Her Own Garden - Inside and Out
Introducing your Montgomery County neighbor, Terri Scadron: What's your morning routine? I get up at 5:30 a.m., feed our cats, skim the newspaper, and on most weekdays, go for a 6 to 8 mile run.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Sheryl Crow Headlines 2014 Million Women March for Endometriosis on National Mall Today
Today organizers for the EndoMarch announced that musician, singer, songwriter, and winner of nine Grammy Awards, Sheryl Crow , will be performing an acoustic set at the 2014 Million Women March for Endometriosis .
US News & World Report
Missouri House Passes Bill Tripling Wait Time for Abortions
Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators hold a rally on the National Mall before walking to the Supreme Court during the 41st annual March for Life on Jan. 22, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Missouri is a step closer to passing a law that would require women to wait 72 hours before having an abortion.
A day in D.C. with UAB
This past Saturday, the Millersville University Activities Board sponsored a day trip to Washington D.C. Students were free to tour the city from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. The attendees of the trip were dropped off at the National Mall.
Emails: Admin. knew vets were coming, closed memorials to make a point
Emails recently obtained by the National Review Online show that the Obama administration knew in advance that two groups of aging veterans would be visiting the World War II memorial last October, but decided to shut the memorial down anyway in order to score political points, Breitbart.com reported Tuesday.
Courtyard Washington, D.C./Dupont Circle Celebrates the National...
The Courtyard by Marriott Washington, D.C./Dupont Circle, a National Cherry Blossom Festival hotel sponsor, is celebrating the arrival of spring with a unique Cherry Blossom Package.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
House passes bill tripling abortion waiting period
JANUARY 23: David Schuster of St. Louis, MO, holds a balloon that reads, "Pro-choice is a lie.
The Huffington Post
Jon Stewart Is Shocked That A Pope Magazine Actually Exists
Jon Stewart knows that Pope Francis has had a big year , but the Pope's latest accomplishment had the "Daily Show" host almost speechless Monday night.
MHS band to march in D.C. St. Patrick's Day parade
Part of the Martinsville High School Bulldog Marching Band will perform Sunday in the 43rd annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Washington, D.C Sixty-seven band students who wanted to go and about 13 adults will take the three-day trip, according to Kevin Lewis, MHS director of bands.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
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National Review Online
Jillian Kay Melchior
The Department of the Interior knew beforehand that two groups of aging veterans would be visiting the World War II Memorial as the partial government shutdown began on Oct. 1 but decided to barricade the site anyway, according to emails obtained by National Review Online.
The Las Vegas Sun
Cornell president named new head of Smithsonian
The Smithsonian Board of Regents on Monday named Cornell University President Dr. David Skorton to lead the world's largest museum and research complex in the nation's capital.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
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.
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.