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  1. Global Vacation Ventures Shares the Top Picks for Labor Day Weekend Vacation DestinationsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | PRWeb

    ... partake in the many attractions that are offered all summer long like kayaking along the Potomac, or biking Rock Creek Park. For book lovers, there is the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival, and travelers can stop by Walter E. ...

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  2. Gray adopts new school boundary policy, redrawing mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Washington Post

    ... that had access to them now sent to other schools. Residents in Crestwood, a neighborhood east of Rock Creek Park, lobbied unsuccessfully to stay in-boundary for both schools. Smith said the committee's goal was to keep elementary schools "stacked" ...

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  3. Free Screening of Folger Theatre's MACBETH at Carter Barron Ampitheater on 8/23Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A free screening of Folger Theatre 's 2008 magical production of Macbeth will take place on Saturday, August 23 at 8:15pm at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre in Rock Creek Park.

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  4. D.C. Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... advised to take the injured dog to a veterinarian. All three dogs were quarantined. Hawk's close encounter: Rock Creek Park NW, Aug. 3. Responding to a call about a hawk that had been hit by a car, Humane Society officers found a juvenile ...

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  5. Kelly: Bethesda man researches the stories of tramps and hobos from 1890s WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... Hobo camps were once common, especially after 1893, when a severe depression gripped the United States. Rock Creek Park had several hobo settlements. The space behind the Corcoran Building at 15th and F streets NW (now the Smithsonian's Renwick ...

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  6. Officials say D.C. is halfway to goal of 10,000 affordable housing unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... results would likely look much better. Secondly, critics say few units are being preserved or built west of Rock Creek Park. And third, much of the pipeline relies on the success of the New Communities Initiative , a much-delayed program to tear ...

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  7. Citi Open Crowns New ChampionsRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | The George Towner

    ... in a historic all-Canadian Men's Final at the Citi Open Tennis Tournament at the FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park on Aug. 3. Raonic beat Pospisil in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4 aided by what some describe as the best serve in Tennis. In other ...

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  8. Oh, Canada: Raonic wins Citi OpenRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... in ATP history. In doing so, Raonic capped off a nearly flawless week at the FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park. "I couldn't have [responded] in a better way," said Raonic , who earned his sixth career ATP title and his first of 2014. "I ...

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  9. The man behind the microphoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... as the Washington Open and the Legg Mason Classic, among other names. On Sunday, his voice sparkled over Rock Creek Park for the last time, as he'll retire from his job as Citi Open public address announcer after presiding every year since 1969. ...

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  10. Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau Take Citi Open Doubles CrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Tennis Panorama

    ... team Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson . It was Groth and Paes who made the first move on Stadium Court in Rock Creek Park, breaking Tecau's first service game and surging to a 4-1 lead before their opponents edged their way back into the match by ...

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  11. Scientists hope to track black-crowned night heronsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... return every spring to the zoo to breed, thus giving firm evidence of their affinities for the District, Rock Creek Park and the zoo. But starting around this time of year, they fly off again, and just where they go has been a subject of ...

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  12. Pospisil Joins Countryman Raonic in Citi Open SemisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Tennis Panorama

    WASHINGTON, DC - Canada's Vasek Pospisil has fought his way through one of the more physically and mentally taxing matches of the 2014 Citi Open, and will join his compatriot Milos Raonic in the semifinals to be played today at Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC.

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  13. DC Police To Start Issuing Littering FineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... sixth district, which is east of the Anacostia River, and the fourth district, which covers an area east of Rock Creek Park are now issuing tickets. Throughout August, litterbugs in the rest of the city will receive a written warning. But come ...

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  14. DC police to start issuing littering fines; if you toss trash, you'll pay cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | TBD.com

    ... sixth district, which is east of the Anacostia River, and the fourth district, which covers an area east of Rock Creek Park are now issuing tickets. Throughout August, litterbugs in the rest of the city will receive a written warning. But come ...

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  15. Donald Young Reaches Citi Open QuarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Tennis Panorama

    ... don't have a chance to kick in, 'cause it's so instinctive." Now enjoying his sixth career appearance in Rock Creek Park, the 6-foot former junior world No.1 from Georgia is hoping to outdo his 2011 run to the Citi Open semi-final, but to reach that ...

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  16. Tennis Action at the Citi OpenRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | The George Towner

    ... matches July 26, followed with first-round action the following Monday at the FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park. The Citi Open, formerly the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, has been a Washington tradition since 1969. A strong men's field ...

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  17. 7 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Aug. 1-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... made national headlines two decades ago for the rap-meets-metal track "Cop Killer." Sunday: The Blackbyrds' "Rock Creek Park" is an anthem that summons every happy feeling that summer brings, whether you're a fan of classic soul, rare grooves or ...

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  18. Nightlife Agenda: Rickeys, Wonderland and a dance party in Rock Creek ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... Monae and Meshell Ndegeocello , with Ms. Lauryn Hill as the headliner. Sunday, August 3 The Blackbyrds' "Rock Creek Park" is an anthem that summons every happy feeling that summer brings, whether you're a fan of classic soul, rare grooves or just ...

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  19. See Hillwood, Ladew gardens with George: George WeigelRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | PennLive.com

    ... arts and Faberge eggs. She also loved plants and turned the surrounding hillside overlooking Washington's Rock Creek Park into 12 acres of landscaped gardens. Another 13 acres of woods surround the gardens. One of the best known features is the rose ...

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  20. Donaldson is coming aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... Making his ATP Tour main draw debut at this year's Citi Open at William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park, the 17-year-old is using the experience to guide his next steps in the sport. Donaldson lost his first-round match Monday to ...

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