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Police Seek Help in Identifying Body Found Near Tidal Basin

District of Columbia police say a man’s body was recovered from the water near the Tidal Basin this weekend.


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10-Mile Run Kicks Off Final Day of Cherry Blossom Festival

Sunday marked the last day of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which brought hundreds of runners to Capitol Hill for the annual 10-mile run.


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Cherry Blossoms Hit Peak Bloom for Parade, Festival

Washington’s famous cherry blossoms have hit peak bloom for this weekend’s National Cherry Blossom Festival.


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Metro Stopping Weekend Work for Cherry Blossom Season

Metro says there will be no weekend track work for the next two weekends as cherry blossom season gets underway.


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75 Percent Of Americans Say It’s OK For Women To Propose To Men, Few Do

Steve Paska waited two weeks for Washington’s famously fickle cherry blossoms to emerge, then spent two hours searching for the perfect spot beneath the canopy of fluff. He lured his girlfriend there on the pretext of buying a painting of the blooms. Then he surprised her by dropping to one knee and proposing.


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Cherry Blossoms Nearly Double Metro Ridership On Saturday

Metro ridership was nearly double the average on Saturday thanks to the Cherry Blossom Parade and warm weather.


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Cherry Blossoms, World Bank Events Clog D.C. Roads

D.C. Police are warning of street closures and possible traffic delays this weekend due to the National Cherry Blossom Festival and events at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank complex.


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Cherry Blossoms Reach Peak Bloom Along Tidal Basin

Peak bloom means at least 70 percent of Cherry Bossom trees around the Tidal Basin are blossoming with pink and white flowers.


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Cherry Blossom Indicator Tree Blooms

The Cherry Blossoms should bloom along the Tidal Basin within the next 10 days.


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Park Service Announces Peak Bloom Dates for D.C. Cherry Blossoms

Despite the long, snowy winter in the Mid-Atlantic region, Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring between April 8-12, when they’re predicted to reach peak bloom, the National Park Service said Tuesday.