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Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn

...after flying through restricted airspace around the National Mall on Wednesday.The pilot was Douglas Mark Hughes of...approached the Capitol from the west, flying low over the National Mall and the Capitol reflecting pool across the street from...
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We need new ways to fund our national park system

...appropriate revenue is being raised. For example, the National Park Service estimates that charging for parking on the National Mall could raise $2 million a year - a substantial sum that could be used to better maintain that area.I write this as...
Rep. Don Young honored for legislation

...substantial steps forward in raising the nearly $100 million necessary for construction of an education center on the National Mall intended to educate visitors about the Vietnam War and honor the veterans who so honorably served," the release stated...
This Day in History

...honored America's veterans with the Memorial Day signing of legislation to construct a World War II monument on the National Mall. In the world In 1533, England's Archbishop declared the marriage of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid. In...
Celebration 2004: Director of Native museum visits Southeast

...maintained a satellite office in New York for the last decade. It's brand new headquarters will open on Sept. 21 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Somewhere between 500,000 to one million people are expected to attend. By West's count...
Celebrating the healing power

...a Web site designer at the Sealaska Heritage Institute in Juneau, attended the ceremony and procession along the National Mall on Tuesday. He called it a once-in-a-lifetime event. Gregory said the gathering reminded him of Celebration...
This Day in History

...Li'l Abner" appeared in newspapers for the last time. In 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. In 1997, a stage musical adaptation of the Disney film "The Lion King" opened on Broadway...
This Day in History

...groups in Bosnia and Chechnya.) In 2006, thousands of people joined celebrities and lawmakers at a rally on the National Mall in Washington, urging the Bush administration and Congress to help end genocide in Sudan's Darfur region. In the...
Kake fisherman curates for Museum of the American Indian

...contents from the museum's collection. Jackson visited the museum for its grand opening celebration in 2004 on the National Mall. He's returned twice since then, including an April 2005 visit with Yakutat elder George Ramos, Haida artist Delores...
On Independence Day, George Washington's warning

...and where we were when it all started 237 years ago.If you've ever wondered why that 555-foot monolith on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. is named after the first president of the United States, read a good book on George Washington...


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