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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
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
Roger Clemens acquitted on all counts

...said the quick verdict Monday was a bit of a surprise. Hardin said Clemens was working out with his sons near the Washington Monument when word arrived that the jury had a decision."There was some hurried people getting here," Hardin said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-06-18/roger-clemens-acquitted-
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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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
Quality connections

...the White House to near the Capitol and nobody would know it," he said. "We went to work at a manhole at the Washington Monument and would be underground all day long." The drives home to see his family got shorter when he got a job at a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2009-11-02/quality-conn
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Rants and raves

...our schools' afloat. We've got kids coming out of high school not even knowing what the Statue of Liberty, Washington Monument and even the White House are. PEOPLE DON'T TAKE speeding limit signs seriously. They look at the number on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-06-26/rants-and-raves
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A trip to remember

...victory laurel in recognition of the triumph. The memorial sits at the end of the long reflecting pool between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. Everyone slowly files off the bus while the driver unloads walkers and wheelchairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/09/met_482772.shtml
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