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Washington DC: Don't skip must-sees but take time to explore

...7. And there's more construction near the Washington Monument, where the National Museum of African American...also better off booking advance tickets for the Washington Monument and to tour the Capitol. HANGING OUT: When you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-08-15/washington-dc-dont-skip-must
Augusta Commission votes to save two historic buildings

...millionairess, the first Augusta home to have electricity, Georgia's oldest Catholic Church and a building designed by Washington Monument architect Robert Mills ? First Presbyterian Church, Danish said."This will bring more people downtown," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-02/augusta-commission-votes
SC Honor Flight seeks World War II vets for May flight to DC monuments

...carrying more than 2,500 veterans to the nation's capital.He was inspired by a visit with his father to the Washington monuments and said he wanted to offer more veterans in the region the chance for such reflection and remembrance. Dukes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-23/sc-honor-flight-seeks-world-war-ii-
Washington Monument to reopen after nearly three years

...and the 130-year-old Washington Monument is set to reopen Monday for...became clear to me that the Washington Monument symbolizes many things for our...people really gravitate to the Washington Monument," Cunningham said. "George...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-11/washington-monument-reopen-after-ne
Renovations set to begin at US Capitol

...WASHINGTON - Visitors to Washington have seen the iconic Washington Monument don a blanket of scaffolding while it undergoes...while the National Park Service oversees the Washington Monument repairs just over a mile away.The dome will still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-22/renovations-set-begin-us-capitol
Thousands would be affected locally by shutdown

...thing the National Park Service does is close the Washington Monument," Angelo said. "Nothing's worse than a group of angry tourists who can't get to the Washington Monument."A shutdown now could close another national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-07/thousands-would-be-affected-l
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Federal shutdown avoided, 2012 budget fight looms

...President Barack Obama said from the White House Blue Room, a setting chosen to offer a clear view of the Washington Monument over his right shoulder.The agreement was negotiated by Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-09/federal-shutdown-avoided-201
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Catching beauty of fireworks in a photo isn't easy

...around the country.Many feature explosions of light cascading around landmarks ? the Empire State Building, the Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol. Others feature city skylines or reflections in bodies of water.Others have recognizable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-05/catching-beauty-fireworks-pho
Dedication of MLK Memorial postponed by hurricane

...East Coast earthquake on Tuesday.The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that caused a crack on the upper part of the Washington Monument had forced organizers to change a venue for a Saturday service anticipating the memorial's dedication. The interfaith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-08-25/dedication-mlk-memorial-post
Ramblin' Rhodes: Okefenokee Joe's music is natural fit

...show and came to know of Dick Flood.In 1958, Foster co-founded Monument Records and named the label after the Washington Monument. Foster signed both Flood and Graves to record separately for the label. Billy Grammar's Gotta Travel On recording...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-03-27/ramblin-rhodes-okefen