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Happy 2018

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Washington Monument re-opens May 12

Finally, the center attraction of town is reopening 32 months after closed by an earthquake. The Washington Monument is nearing completion of a $15 million restoration following a 5.8 earthquake on Aug. 23, 2011. The scaffolding is nearly gone from … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Washington Monument at dusk

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Wordless Wednesday: Gardens of the monuments

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NASA views Washington Monument

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Local steps up to fix Washington Monument

Thanks to David Rubenstein for donating $7.5 million to help repair earthquake damage to the Washington Monument. I don’t care if the guy is a ba-zillionaire, it’s a grand offer when ponying up $7.5 million. The federal government is paying … Continue reading

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It’s a bird, a plane . . . inspecting the Washington Monument

It gives me the willies just looking up at this. Engineers began inspecting the top exterior of the Washington Monument for damage from the Aug. 23 earthquake that created cracks and falling debris. They’ll rappel down today. No word on … Continue reading

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