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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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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US National Parks

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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Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Lincoln Memorial

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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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Pennsylvania, US National Parks

Tue Jul 22, 2014

TrekEarth

Washington Monument from the Hill

I really liked the flowers in the foreground here, but was a bit irked by the fence! The towering Washington Monument takes the form of an obelisk, a structure most notably associated with ancient Egypt.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall

Sat Jul 19, 2014

TrekEarth

Washington Monument from the Tidal Basin

A photo of the towering Washington Monument, taken from the nearby Jefferson Memorial.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Robert E. Lee's Arlington mansion gets $12 million donation from David Rubenstein

David M. Rubenstein, the billionaire Bethesda philanthropist who donated $7.5 million to repair the Washington Monument, is now giving $12.35 million to rehabilitate the historic Arlington House and grounds at Arlington Cemetery, Rubenstein and the National Park Service announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, US National Parks, Washington, DC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

TrekEarth

An Iconic Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial on a beautiful fall day. It's one of the more popular ones, so it's always crowded, especially when the weather is as nice as it was here! The monument is located on the National Mall across from the Washington Monument.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall

Sat Jul 12, 2014

City Paper

Hip Shot: Secrets of the National Mall

Remaining Performances: Sunday, July 13 at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 13 at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 17 at 7 p.m. Friday ,July 18 at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at 4.p.m. Tuesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at 7 ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Washington Blade

STAYCATION: Music in the air

They perform on alternating days throughout the summer. Concerts are free and no tickets are required.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

TrekEarth

A Day in the Life - In Paris

Just a photo of daily life in Paris: some lovely old buildings with a photo of the Eiffel Tower in the background.

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The Washington Post

Chasing double rainbows over the Washington Monument

With a big line of storms barreling out of the mountains, we decided to meet at the Lincoln Memorial for a storm chase.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Education

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: State finalizes sale of Waterford properties

Legislation authorizing the sale of the properties to the society for $1 each was signed by Gov. Tom Corbett on July 2. Washington Monument Park, adjacent to the Eagle Hotel, features a statue of George Washington, who visited the French Fort LeBoeuf at Waterford.

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Related Topix: Waterford, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US National Parks, Edinboro, PA, Wesleyville, PA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

July 4: Obama drone-strikes George Washington's grave, declares him 'terrorist'

Press conference excerpts: President Obama : At the stroke of midnight ending July 4th, a US Air Force Reaper drone destroyed the remains of America's first domestic terrorist: George Washington.

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WMZQ-FM Rockville

Night at the Kennedy Center

I am such a proud Washingtonian! I love that you can stop by the Washington Monument then hop over to one of the many Smithsonians all in one lovely afternoon! One of my favorite places that just screams DC Culture is the Kennedy Center.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

Georgetown Cupcake Founders: We're Living Proof That the Cupcake Isn't Dead

Amidst the sweet proliferation of uber-trendy macarons and perplexing pastry mashups , what's a lowly cupcake to do? The demise of the cupcake, it seems, has been projected for years.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, US National Parks, DC Cupcakes, Entertainment, Television

Crain's Detroit Business

Ford donating $1M to Smithsonian's new African American museum

Ford Motor Co. says it will donate $1 million to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture , which is scheduled to open in 2016 on the National Mall in Washington.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Murder suspect escapes during fireworksMurder suspect escapes during...

A southeast Missouri man awaiting trial for his wife's death is on the loose after escaping custody while watching a fireworks display.

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Related Topix: Eminence, MO, US National Parks, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

The Town Talk

Fireworks, hot dogs, hurricane help mark July 4th

Fireworks light up skies over U.S. capitol: Fireworks light up skies over U.S. capitol during July 4 celebrations.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, US National Parks, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

Fri Jul 04, 2014

CBS Local

Fourth Of July Attracts Crowds To National Mall

Thousands of revelers were celebrating the Fourth of July in the nation's capital under clear skies Friday, despite initial fears that rain from Hurricane Arthur could ruin their fun.

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