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14 hrs ago | Roll Call

After Dark Tunes of the Week: Farewell to the Leader

The art of the mix-tape lives, particularly when it's so useful in wishing a fond fare-the-well to outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, US National Parks

18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

As Keystone XL Dominoes Fall, Time to Arrest Tar Sands Industry

Thanks to the courageous and indefatigable efforts of pipeline fighters everywhere, the tide has finally turned on Keystone XL .

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Related Topix: Energy, Oil & Gas, TransCanada, Natural Gas, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Oglala, SD, US National Parks

Wed Jul 30, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Atheist Richard Dawkins' Controversial Tweets About 'Date ...

Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins is once again under fire - this time for his recent tweets about "date rape," "stranger rape," "mild pedophilia" and "violent pedophilia."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US National Parks, US Politics, US News

CBS News

America's forgotten heroes: World War I veterans

A hundred years ago Wednesday, Austrian warships bombarded Belgrade. It was day three of what would be known as The Great War, The World War, and eventually World War I. It was supposed to be "the war to end all wars."

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Related Topix: History in the News, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US National Parks

City Paper

Mason Jarred: Was a Piece About Freemasons Too Fringey for Capital Fringe?

Andy Baroch had a pencil sharpener shaped like the Washington Monument in one hand, and a hammer in the other.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, us Travel, Travel

700WLW Cincinnati

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier ordered her officers not to arrest anyone carrying handguns in public

Stephen Gutowski said he was excited to exercise his rights for the first time since he moved to the D.C. area five years ago - so he grabbed his pistol and headed to the National Mall.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Guns, Columbia, SC, Violent Crime

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Roll Call

After Dark Nosh of the Week: Chocolate Chip Cookies From Batter Bowl Bakery

Try as we might, it's difficult to think of a better snack than the humble chocolate chip cookie.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food, Washington DC, US National Parks

KHOU-TV Houston

Study: Young troops report more sex woes than civilians

MARCH 27: 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, Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine, Health, University of Southern California

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Daily Caller

Meet The Guy Carrying A Gun Around The National Mall

Stephen Gutowski said he was excited to exercise his rights for the first time since he moved to the D.C. area five years ago - so he grabbed his pistol and headed to the National Mall.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US National Parks, Guns, Columbia, SC

CMSWire

Why America's National Mall Went Digital

Everybody's going digital - even the monument core of Washington DC. Known as the National Mall, the area dates back to the establishment of the City of Washington as the permanent seat of the United States government.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument

USA Today

Running of any length or speed reduces risk of death

Whether they run 30 minutes a week or two hours a week, runners have a 30% lower risk of death than non-runners.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Medicine, Cardiology

World Magazine

Fear of the Bible is completely justified

The Green family of Oklahoma City has attracted a lot of attention lately and may be in for more, due to their most cherished project.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument

Examiner.com

Plan calls for replacing the troubled Eisenhower Memorial Commission

The troubled Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission would get replaced under legislation just introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, US National Parks, Abilene, KS

National Public Radio

When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution

Volunteers help roll up a giant banner printed with the Preamble to the United States Constitution during an October 2010 demonstration against the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial, US Supreme Court, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Deseret News

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

Fog obscures the National Mall with the Washington Monument, center, and the Smithsonian castle at left, as seen from the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, Monday, April 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, Washington DC, Guns

The Leaf-Chronicle

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Students take part in Young Leaders Conference Middle school scholars to walk in the footsteps of U.S. leaders.

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The Wave

D.C. insider: Our bureau chief offers her tips on seeing Washington

Read David McCullough's wonderful book "1776" and watch the classic "All the President's Men" about President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal or the Netflix series "House of Cards."

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Thriller, History Movies, All the President's Men, Drama Movies, US News, US House of Representatives, Loretta Sanchez, Democrat, US Politics, US National Parks

NWAonline

Pryor, Boozman say politics aside, they are good friends

U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Mark Pryor watch the annual softball game Monday that their staffs play on the National Mall in Washington.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US National Parks

Fri Jul 25, 2014

TBD.com

Lucy Coffey, oldest living female World War II veteran, headed to D.C. for honor flight visit

The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran will be in D.C. Friday to visit the memorials along the National Mall and get a tour of the White House.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US National Parks

World Magazine

Which Americans are/were cool?

The most un-cool Washington museum has long been the National Portrait Gallery. It's not on the National Mall.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Drugs

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