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Renovations set to begin at US Capitol

...earthquake. Soon they will see a similar look at the opposite end of the National Mall.For about two years the U.S. Capitol dome will be covered with scaffolding while it gets its first complete restoration in more than five decades, starting next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-22/renovations-set-begin-us-capitol
Rants & Raves

...dollars taking an undeserved trip to Hawaii, Congress plans to blow another $60 million to "renovate" the U.S. Capitol dome. What a bunch of thieving morons. A RAVE FOR Trinity E. R. In, treated and discharged in one hours and 50 minutes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-04/rants-raves
Flag removed to mixed reactions

...Confederate flag is lowered from South Carolina's Capitol dome. The formal ceremonies beginning at noon - the time...of the lowering of our beloved battle flag from the capitol dome," he said. "We have always said no to any compromise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/25/met_292929.shtml
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Opposition organized by retiree

...gathered to protest the Confederate flag that flies on the Capitol dome. The Columbia retiree was busy on the other side of...because he proposed removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol dome. Reach Margaret N. O'Shea at (803) 279-6895...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/08/met_286557.shtml
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Month by month events of 2000

...whether the Confederate flag should still fly atop the Capitol dome. 28: Alphonza Griffin, a Hephzibah High School teacher...June 30. 1: The Confederate flag is lowered from the Capitol dome in Columbia. After months of debate, the state agreed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/31/met_304065.shtml
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Northwest mystique

...Puget Sound than from a kayak under blue skies on a sunny day. The view from the water is framed by the harbor and capitol dome, the snow-capped Olympic Mountains, cliff-top waterfront homes and the 14,000-foot volcano, Mount Rainier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/16/liv_279547.shtml
Life & style
Hodges: remove flag now

...on the flag debate -- that it must be moved off the Capitol dome, "sanctions or no sanctions," but "in a way that...that flies below those of the state and nation on the Capitol dome.It was not clear Wednesday that compromise is coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/20/met_280177.shtml
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Chairwoman speaks her mind in release

...boycott, designed to force a Confederate flag off the Capitol dome, appeared to gain momentum: "Having been set back...standing firm. The Confederate flag is to stay atop the capitol dome. Flag supporters should call or write to thank them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/28/met_276213.shtml
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Get healthy attitude toward reform

...frivolous medical liability lawsuits; won't raise your taxes; and doesn't send entitlement spending through the Capitol dome roof. What? You want that, too? Of course you do. It makes sense. And it's better -- and fiscally saner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/19/edi_560106.shtml
Editorials
Flag debate spreads in Deep South

...grounds of the South Carolina Capitol instead of atop the Capitol dome - the result of legislation that took effect in July...Carolinians raised the Confederate battle flag over the Capitol dome in 1962 to commemorate the Civil War Centennial. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/18/met_296573.shtml
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