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New York City Prepares For 10th Anniversary Of September 11 Attacks

Va. to Honor Transportation Workers Killed on Job

A vigil will be held this week in Albemarle County to honor transportation employees killed in roadway work zones.

04/06/2014

A candlelight vigil was held for 16-year-old Gerard Gomez who was killed outside of a hotel in Vienna, early Sunday morning. (Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1)

Candlelight Service Honors Slain Sailor from Md.

A sailor who was fatally shot last week in Norfolk, Va., is being honored as a hometown hero in Hagerstown.

04/03/2014

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Eisenhower Memorial Unchanged, Despite Objections

Architect Frank Gehry is maintaining key elements of his design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall in a revised concept presented Thursday, despite criticism from a federal arts panel and outside groups.

02/20/2014

A bullet fired in an overnight shooting in D.C. is wedged into the Wall of Honor at the African American Civil War Memorial. (credit: Kevin Rincon/All-News 99.1(

Gunfire Damages African American Civil War Memorial

An overnight shooting damaged the African American Civil War Memorial in D.C. Friday.

12/27/2013

A granite memorial in Lockerbie, Scotland commemorates the 270 people lost their lives. (Getty Images)

Memorials Mark Lockerbie Attack Anniversary

Families of some of the 270 people who died in the bombing of an airliner over Scotland 25 years ago gathered Saturday for memorial services in the U.S. and Britain.

12/21/2013

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Thoma

Obama to Take Part in Foley Memorial

President Barack Obama will take part in a memorial service for former House Speaker Tom Foley next Tuesday at the Capitol building.

10/25/2013

President Barack Obama. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Attend Navy Yard Shooting Memorial Sunday

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service Sunday for victims of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

09/18/2013

"I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness" to be removed from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Process to Begin to Remove ‘Drum Major’ Quote From MLK Jr. Memorial

The National Park Service is set to begin preparation to remove the controversial “Drum Major” inscription from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in D.C.

07/20/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Scholars Recommend Quotes for D.C.’s Eisenhower Memorial

Three historians are recommending using quotes from key speeches by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to help represent the 34th president at a planned memorial in Washington.

06/05/2013

Sections of the AIDs memorial quilt on display  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

AIDS Memorial Quilt Coming To Washington

The AIDS Memorial Quilt is arriving in Washington.

06/23/2012