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A U.S. Park Service employee replaces barricades at the World War II Memorial that were torn down by vets on Sunday. (Photo by Mark Segraves/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Enforcement Relaxed at Memorials After ‘Million Vet March’ Protest in D.C.

There were some tense moments outside the White House Sunday when people participating in the “Million Vet March” took down barricades at the World War II Memorial and carried them to the White House in protest of the government shutdown.

10/14/2013

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Woman Accused of Paint Vandalism Found Incompetent

Doctors say a woman who was arrested in July and accused of splattering green paint at the Washington National Cathedral is incompetent to stand trial.

09/26/2013

President Barack Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Urges People To Push Stalled Gun Legislation

Days after mass shootings in both of his hometowns, President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters Saturday “to get back up and go back at it” and help push stalled legislation out of Congress so dangerous people won’t get their hands on guns.

09/22/2013

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Woman Charged In Cathedral Vandalism Hospitalized

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral with green paint and suspected of similar vandalism at the Lincoln Memorial and other sites has been admitted to a hospital psychiatric ward.

08/29/2013

A worker cleans green paint from the organ in the Bethlehem Chapel at the National Cathedral on July 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Charged in Cathedral Vandalism Hospitalized

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral and suspected of committing similar vandalism at other sites including the Lincoln Memorial is expected back in court for a status hearing.

08/29/2013

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Obama Inspires Many In 50th-Year King Remembrance

President Barack Obama’s challenge to seize the cause of racial equality from the “glorious patriots” of the tumultuous 1960s struck a deep generational chord.

08/29/2013

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MLK’s Dream Inspires a New March, and a President

President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King’s 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned.

08/28/2013

People gather at the Reflecting Pool to listen to speakers during the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I have a Dream' speech (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

More Than 300 Sites To Ring Bells For MLK Speech

Organizers said sites in nearly every state will ring their bells at 3 p.m. their time Wednesday or at 3 p.m. EDT, the hour when King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington.

08/28/2013

People gather at the Reflecting Pool to listen to speakers during the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I have a Dream' speech (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Youth See March Anniversary As Chance To Lead

Mary-Pat Hector of Atlanta was operating much like a 1960s civil rights activist as she laid plans for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. She was constantly on the phone as she confirmed event details, tweaked the draft of the speech she gave at Saturday’s rally at the Lincoln Memorial and prepared for a presentation.

08/26/2013

A man works to clean the last remnants of green paint splattered on the Lincoln Memorial by a vandal.(credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Lincoln Memorial Cleaning Completed After Three Weeks

Removing green paint stains caused by an act of vandalism at the Lincoln Memorial nearly three weeks ago has proven difficult. On Friday, however, National Park Service crews expect the cleaning process to be completed.

08/16/2013

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