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Yesterday | City Paper

Arts Roundup: Bao Bao Down, Bitches Edition

Viewed from the top of the Washington Monument, the National Portrait Gallery's fall installation made of dirt and sand will look like a big face.

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Yesterday | Hispanic Business

National Portrait Gallery Commissions Cuban American Artist to Create ...

For the work titled "Out of Many, One," the English translation of E pluribus unum, Rodriguez-Gerada will use several images of people photographed in , to create a composite portrait that will not only be an interactive walk-through experience for visitors but will also be viewable from the newly reopened Washington Monument and from space.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Washington: The Remembered and the Forgotten

By John David Dyche WDRB Contributor No one much likes political Washington now, but the city itself remains a powerful place of ghosts and inspiration.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, US National Parks, National Mall

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CBS Local

Scaffolding Goes Up For Capitol Dome Restoration

It wasn't so long ago that the scaffolding around the Washington Monument finally came down, but guess what? Now it's going up around the Capitol Dome.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

CBS Local

Montco Measurment Company Makes Digital Image of Washington Monument

A Montgomery County, Pa. company is again using cutting-edge technology to digitally preserve a very recognizable piece of American history.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Curbed

Hidden Memorials: An Updated Guide to the Secret Memorials of Washington D.C.

Many of the people that come to Washington D.C. know to visit the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial.

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The Logan County Herald

Honor Flight cleared for takeoff August 26

Now serving central and southern Illinois, this Flight #28 will have 80 Veterans aboard - 32 from World War II, 43 from the Korean War era, and 5 of the Vietnam War era.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Springfield, IL, US Military, US Marine Corps, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Effingham Herald

FFA members take part in leadership conference

Two members from the Effingham County High School FFA chapter traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer to attend the Washington Leadership Conference, hosted by the National FFA Organization.

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Daily Kos

Connect! Unite! Act! Nashville & Seattle Meet-ups - Ever Visited Any Tourist Attractions Near You?

A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

BellaOnline

Olympus has Fallen Movie Review

'I want to reassure all American's and everyone around the world, that despite today's event's, our government remains 100% functional,' declares Allan Trumbull , the Speaker of the House now Acting President.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Washingtonian.com

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What's special: This newly renovated Kimpton hotel showcases a sleek, sophisticated design.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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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USA Today

Prisons, plantations and more: Hotels with storied pasts

The 10 hotels on this list were once the sites of quite different operations, and all have storied - whether eerie or interesting or just downright weird - pasts.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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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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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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Federal Computer Week

USGS shakes up earthquake maps

Eastern and Midwestern states face greater earthquake damage potential that previously thought, according to new data added to the U.S. Geological Survey's seismic hazard maps.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Washington Times

Seeing the sights on D.C.'s National Mall

The National Mall offers an breathtaking panoramic view of the U.S. Capitol building, a must see sight on the list of many Washington, D.C. tourists.

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MarketWatch

Here's what Alan Greenspan is reading

Looking from his office window, Alan Greenspan sounds wistful, saying he has never been to the top of the Washington Monument.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KIRO-TV Seattle

Trump: DC hotel will be among world's best

Donald Trump takes part in a ground breaking ceremony for the Trump International Hotel on the site of the Old Post Office, in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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