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Sunday Is the 200th Anniversary of the Burning of the White House

Look around Washington D.C. this summer and you'll find parades, speeches and shows to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the 100th anniversary of World War I. Heck, there are even exhibits honoring the 25th anniversary of Prague's Velvet Revolution and the fact the 50 years ago the Beatles first invaded America, to much teenage ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Disney's Lion King North American Tour Celebrating Sold-Out Engagement in D.C

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out run in Washington, D.C., which concluded on Sunday, August 17 at the Kennedy Center Opera House.

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Bangor Daily News

Fifth Maine museum connects past and present

Visitors to Peaks Island in Casco Bay approach the 5th Maine Regiment Memorial Hall, located in the Queen Anne-style cottage that survivors of the 5th Maine Infantry Regiment constructed in 1888.

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Smithsonian Blog

A nation of savers: The impulse to connect with history through objects, buildings, and sites

Intrigued by a piece of charred wood in the museum's First Ladies exhibition, intern Auni Gelles explores the story behind this slice of timber as it relates to the history of both the national museum and the historic preservation movement.

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American Reporter

Brasch WordsPENNSYLVANIA Needs to Re-Affirm the American Way

You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

EVITA National Tour Coming to the Kennedy Center, 9/30-10/19

The Kennedy Center today announced casting for the Washington, D.C. engagement of Evita which runs in the Kennedy Center Opera House from September 30 to October 19, 2014.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

City Limits

Seiu 32BJ: Regional Communications Manager: Southern Region

Description 32BJ SEIU, the largest property service union in the country, is seeking an aggressive, nimble and creative Regional Communications Manager to develop and oversee a comprehensive strategic communications program for our Southern region, which includes Pennsylvania, Delaware, our Capital Area District , and Florida.

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Inhabitat

Newly Renovated South African Embassy Pulses With Daylight in Washington D.C.

Davis Brody Bond just completed the South African Embassy in Washington, D.C., a super progressive design that modernizes the existing buildings built in Dutch Cape style.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Uber is dabbling with e-commerce with a test offering called Corner Store in Washington, D.C., that lets you order diapers, toothpaste allergy medicine and more than 100 other items and have them delivered by Uber drivers.

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AccuWeather.com

Drenching Downpours, Flood Threat to Shift Over Mid-Atlantic

A batch of showers and thunderstorms will slowly swing from the Midwest to the mid-Atlantic this week, raising flooding concerns across the regions.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newsday

Iraq forces retake Mosul Dam from militants, Obama says

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement to provide an update on Iraq and the situation in Ferguson, Missouri in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Sys-Con Media

Travelers Can Live #LikeALocal at Crystal City Hotels Near D.C.

That great hole-in-the-wall frequented by locals, the independent boutique with perfect souvenirs, the breathtaking view you find after getting lost -- these are the sorts of memories that punctuate a good trip.

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WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Tom Heiland Gives Wibx a Tour Of The Special Edition 2015 Mack Pinnacle [Video]

Every year, Mack Truck and it's employees travel from Pennsylvania to Maryland, and then Maryland to Washington D.C. They do this to participate in the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Ride for Missing and Fallen American soldiers.

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West Seattle Herald

Take Two #135: Exploring NYC and DC

This week has been one heck of a whirlwind. From Chicago to New York City to Washington, D.C. and back again.

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AccuWeather.com

Flooding Risk Expands into Mid-Atlantic

A swath of slow-moving showers and thunderstorms will gradually push into the mid-Atlantic for the start of the new week.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsPENNSYLVANIA Needs to Re-Affirm the American Way

You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's.

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Yahoo!

How the tourism industry dictates when kids in 14 states go back to school

Whether August is a month for kids to buy notebooks and paper, or to keep spending hours at the swimming pool, depends a lot on where you live.

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Languagehat.com

Slang of the Times.

Megan Garber, Adrienne LaFrance, and Ian Bogost have a delightful post at Citylab on how the Gray Lady has dealt over the years with the jargon of the young and/or underclass, presumptively unintelligible to its well-bred readership.

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Weekend Balita

US to Fil-Ams: 'We hear you on TPS'

The Department of Homeland Security today assured leaders of the Filipino-American Community in the United States that their clamor for the Philippines to be placed under Temporary Protected Status is being heard and that their views will be taken into consideration when it makes its final decision.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Nation Ford student served as delegate to American Legion Boys Nation

Rivas, a Fort Mill resident and senior at Nation Ford High School, was one of 98 high school student representatives throughout the U.S. chosen to attend the American Legion Boys Nation, from July 18-25 at Marymount University in Arlington, Va.

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