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  1. Wharf DC Opening Features Dual Hotel Designed by SmithGroupJJRRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Hospitality Net

    The Wharf in Washington DC, which recently opened the first phase of a $2.5 billion mixed-use waterfront development to the public, features SmithGroupJJR's design for two hotel companies that share one dynamic building. The 300,000-square-foot, 10-story, waterfront building creatively intertwines a Canopy by Hilton and a Hyatt House , offering guests of each brand two distinct interior environments and experiences.

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  2. Hobbyists or hackers? Area military base attracts drones newRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Despite sitting in some of the most secure airspace in the world and in the middle of a no-drone zone, a local military base is having a surprising number of encounters with unmanned aircraft. Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall partnered with the firm Dedrone to detect unmanned aircraft on or near parts of two of the base's installations: Fort McNair in Washington and Fort Myer in Arlington.

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  3. Mystery Drones Buzzing Army Base Near White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | News Max

    ... drones flew over Fort Lesley J. McNair in southwest Washington, D.C., 26 days this summer and early fall. Fort McNair is home to the National Defense University. Another 43 were detected in September flying across the Potomac River in Arlington, ...

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  4. Is the White House haunted? A history of spooked presidents, prime ministers and pets.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... assassination and later hanged. Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herold and George Atzerodt are hanged inside Fort McNair in Washington on July 7, 1865. (Alexander Gardner/Library of Congress) There are also haunting accounts involving two ...

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  5. Hill GOP touts tax reform before 2018; Dems knock vow as mere 'Coming Soon!' marqueeRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2017 | Fox News

    Speaker of the House Ryan wants new code done by Christmas; chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill. And we're not talking about rabid Rick and Morty devotees storming McDonald's in search of elusive Szechuan sauce.

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  6. Trump proposes 'revolutionary' tax changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | The Telegraph

    ... lawmakers who have been deeply divided this year. The push began at a House Republican retreat on Wednesday at Fort McNair in Washington, where Representative Kevin Brady of Texas, the Republican chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, walked ...

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  7. Republicans Unveil Broad Outlines Of Tax Reform PackageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Outside the Beltway

    ... lawmakers who have been deeply divided this year. The push began at a House Republican retreat on Wednesday at Fort McNair in Washington, where Representative Kevin Brady of Texas, the Republican chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, walked ...

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  8. Trump vows to cut taxes 'tremendously' for middle classRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... code even with GOP control of the House and Senate. House Republicans planned to hold a retreat Wednesday at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., a few miles from the White House, to discuss the proposal, with briefings led by Brady and Rep. Peter ...

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  9. GOP, White House prepare to roll out tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Herald Star Online

    ... code even with GOP control of the House and Senate. House Republicans planned to hold a retreat Wednesday at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., a few miles from the White House, to discuss the proposal, with briefings led by Brady and Rep. Peter ...

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  10. Africom-Led Forum Discusses Women's Roles in Global Security, PeacemakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Africa's women are disproportionately the victims of their continent's armed conflicts, but they have also been increasingly leading the way in recent years in ending conflicts and negotiating peace. Shannon Smith, professor of practice and director of community engagement at National Defense University, talks with women military and diplomatic leaders from across Africa about women's roles in international combat and peacekeeping efforts during the Women, Peace and Security forum at Fort McNair, Washington, Sept.

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  11. The Wharf Announces Music-Filled Lineup ft. The Bacon Brothers & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    One month from opening, officials at Hoffman-Madison Waterfront , the master developer of the $2.5 billion, world class, mixed-use waterfront neighborhood The Wharf, announces opening day headliner The Bacon Brothers and more than 50 bands and performers that will help the city celebrate The Wharf's Kickoff Celebration which begins Thursday, October 12 and runs through late Spring 2018 . The Wharf's Kickoff Celebration begins with a waterfront ceremony on the morning of Thursday, October 12 on District Pier.

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  12. Mission Solar Energy panels to power Fort McNair in Washington, D.C.Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | Business Journal

    Solar panels made by Mission Solar Energy in San Antonio will be used to provide electricity to Fort McNair in Washington, D.C.

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  13. 9/11 ceremonies planned for JBM-HHRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | DC Military

    Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment render honors as fire fighters and rescue workers unfurl a huge American flag over the side of the Pentagon as rescue and recovery efforts continued following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. The flag, a garrison flag, was sent from The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" at nearby Fort Myer.

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  14. How Pentagon Officials May Have Encouraged a 2009 Coup in HondurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | CEPR

    FORT MCNAIR, one of the oldest U.S. military posts in the country, is nestled on an outcropping of land where the Anacostia and Potomac rivers meet in Washington, D.C. There, within the National Defense University, is the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, where hundreds of Hondurans took courses over the years. In mid-July 2009, Honduran military officials sought the center's help to solve a problem that had recently arisen.

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  15. Functional fabrics for emergency responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Government Computer News

    ... that incorporate tiny fans. MD5, which hosted the hackathon with MIT, was founded in 2015 and is based at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C. -- an area originally designated as Military District 5 in the original plans for development of the District ...

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  16. Mission Support Command changes leaders July 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Turret

    Photo by USAMEB Public Affairs \ Lt. Col. David Eckley accepts the colors of the U.S. Army Mission Support Battalion from U.S. Army Marketing and Engagement Brigade Commander Col.

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  17. Answer Man sings a swan song for the Tidal Basin's Swan BoatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... the boat over the Tidal Basin inlet bridge to be placed into the Potomac River for its "yearly trip south to Fort McNair for the winter." And there the trail runs cold. No more mentions of the Swan Boat. (The folks at Fort McNair said they don't ...

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  18. This Day in Labor History: June 17, 1864Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    On June 17, 1864, the Washington Arsenal exploded in Washington, D.C, killing around 20 workers. This tragic event highlighted the growing dangers of the American workplace and the indifference to workplace safety that proved deadly again and again in Civil War munitions factories.

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  19. Foo Fighters To Play Opening Of New "Number One Venue In America" AnthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Stereogum

    Washington D.C. has two exceedingly good reasons to celebrate this coming Oct. 12. That's when Foo Fighters will headline the opening of The Anthem, the city's new highly-anticipated $60 million venue located within The Wharf, a new multi-billion dollar development complex situated along the banks of the Potomac River. The new music performance space will be operated by Seth Hurwitz's I.M.P., the D.C.-based independent promotions company which which has a 30-year lease on the new property and also owns the city's storied 9:30 Club.

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  20. Foo Fighters To Play Opening Of The Anthem, Washington D.C.'s New Venue: ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Billboard

    Washington D.C. has two exceedingly good reasons to celebrate this coming Oct. 12. That's when Foo Fighters will headline the opening of The Anthem, the city's new highly-anticipated $60 million venue located within The Wharf, a new multi-billion dollar development complex situated along the banks of the Potomac River. The new music performance space will be operated by Seth Hurwitz 's I.M.P., the D.C.-based independent promotions company which which has a 30-year lease on the new property and also owns the city's storied 9:30 Club.

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