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  1. Frank Howard Relives D.C Past, Predicts Bright Nats FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... All-Star in Washington, batting .277/.367/.503 with the franchise and earning such nicknames as "The Washington Monument," and "The Capital Punisher." He joins exclusive company, alongside Jackie Robinson and Frank Robinson in the right field facade ...

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  2. The National Park Service celebrates 100th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Yahoo!

    ... that as he spoke roughly 1,000 people were gathering in the shape of an arrowhead at the base of the Washington Monument on the National Mall. The arrowhead has been the service's official emblem since 1951. To kick off the service's second century, ...

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  3. Smithsonian Offering Free Timed-Entry Passes To Visit the New...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... American History and Culture. Security screenings will occur at entrances to viewing areas on the Washington Monument grounds for the dedication ceremony and the Freedom Sounds Festival. Security clearances also are required for all visitors ...

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  4. Free tickets to African American museum available starting SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... to the grounds of the museum, the public is invited to watch the ceremony from the grounds of the Washington Monument. The museum will open following the ceremony from about 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday, Sept. 25. Timed ...

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  5. Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... while assembling into a living version of the National Park Service's iconic Arrowhead emblem, near the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. More than 1,000 participants used brown, green and white ...

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  6. Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fulton Sun

    Randle Highlands Elementary School fourth graders, center, from left, Zaria Russell, Zani La McElwain, and Kelsi Williams raise their umbrella while assembling into a living version of the National Park Service's iconic Arrowhead emblem, near the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. More than 1,000 participants used brown, green and white umbrellas to create the emblem during an event that took place on the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service.

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  7. Pokemon Go and railroad tracks don't mix. There we said itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... and PokA mon pop up in a variety of places including parks, schools, Metro stations even the Washington Monument (currently closed for repairs, sadly). The game has left many a player glued to their phone screen which has resulted in ...

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  8. Elevator overhaul to close Washington Monument for 9 monthsRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    The Washington Monument's notoriously finicky elevator likely will be out of commission for nine months because the lift system needs an overhaul, inspectors said. The elevator has broken 24 times since the monument was reopened in May 2014 after a three-year closure to repair earthquake damage, according to the National Park Service .

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  9. Stunning photos of America's parks from the past century :0Read the original story

    Thursday | New York Post

    ... 1971. Park policeman P.E. Sher helps Stan Stephan and Barbara Anthony get their kites airborne on the Washington Monument grounds as thousands turned out after repeal of a 19th-century anti-kite law on May 25, 1970. William McKinley Osceola ...

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  10. March on WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Infoplease

    ... 1963, an estimated quarter of a million people - about a quarter of whom were white - marched from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial, in what turned out to be both a protest and a communal celebration. The heavy police presence turned ...

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  11. The National Park Service Celebrates 100 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    The National Park Service hosted a large celebration on the National Mall Thursday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the agency. The "birthday party" took place just south of the Washington Monument and was part of a month-long nationwide celebration, with 412 parks across the country hosting events to commemorate the anniversary.

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  12. Leave Politics Outside Of National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Caller

    ... began seriously considering the Park Service Budget, administrators decided to shut down access to the Washington Monument. When tourists found their visit to the monument interrupted the Park Service suggested they contact their congressman and ask ...

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  13. Security and Logistics Information for Dedication of the National...Read the original story

    Thursday | PressReleasePoint

    ... the grounds of the museum. However, the public is invited to watch the ceremony from the grounds of the Washington Monument and on Jumbotrons around the site. Visitors can only gain entry to the venue through security screening at access points at ...

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  14. Elevator fix will close Washington Monument for 9 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    The lone elevator that takes visitors to the top of the 555-foot monument needs a major renovation.

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  15. Washington Monument could close for nine monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC2 Maryland

    The Washington Monument is seen through a wide angle lens May 12, 2014 in Washington, DC.The popular tourist attraction is the US capital city's tallest building at 555 feet.

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  16. Washington Monument could close for up to nine monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress says the Washington Monument elevator needs a major renovation that will likely require the monument to be closed for up to nine months. The elevator has broken down frequently over the past two years, and the National Park Service has said the problems may trace back to an earthquake that damaged the monument five years ago.

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  17. Washington Monument closed through Cherry Blossom Festival 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    Bad news for tourists visiting Washington, D.C., for the Cherry Blossom Festival next spring. The 555-foot-tall Washington Monument will be closed for the next nine months to fix the building's sole elevator, the National Park Service announced Wednesday evening.

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  18. Washington Monument closed until mid-SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    Washington Monument closed until mid-September The National Park Service closed down the monument this month after a various problems plagued its elevator. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2bXr69x The agency estimated that the monument would be closed for 10 days so crews could inspect the elevator.

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  19. Free admission to national parks for 4 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WPTV Local News

    ... Times notes that in a separate Washington, D.C. event, more than a thousand people are expected to visit Washington Monument Thursday morning. There, they will form a Centennial Living Arrowhead -- symbolic of national parks -- using brown, green ...

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  20. Watch Every Fallout Game's Debut TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | IGN

    ... As such, the reveal trailer for Fallout becomes something truly special. For example, seeing the Washington Monument appear in the background of the Fallout 3 teaser trailer was so exciting. We knew Washington, D.C., would soon be our ...

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