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Group Seeks National Recognition For WWI Memorial

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Pershing's last patriot, Frank Woodruff Buckles. Buckles passed away in February 2011.
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Pershing's last patriot, Frank Woodruff Buckles. Buckles passed away in February 2011.

A local monument -- the D.C. War Memorial -- honors the D.C. residents who died in The Great War. But the World War I Memorial Foundation has been lobbying to re-dedicate the structure as a national monument.

Rebecca Sheir has a conversation at the monument with Foundation director Edwin Fountain, who says most Washingtonians probably haven't paid the Memorial much heed.

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Customers Bid Farewell To One Of The D.C. Region's Last Video Stores

Longtime movie lovers say they'll miss the shop, but they'll especially mourn the gradual death of an American tradition.
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Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans

On the eve of Easter and National Jelly Bean Day, let us probe the mysterious origins and unexpected ascendency of the humble candy. And to celebrate, we've sampled Jelly Belly's newest flavors.
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Analysis: U.S. Capitol Renovations And The D.C. Council's Lawsuit Against Mayor Gray

Roll Call's David Hawkings joins Matt Bush to discuss the D.C. council's suit against Mayor Gray and the expensive process of rehabilitating the U.S. Capitol Dome.
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Free Public Wi-Fi Comes To NoMa

The NoMa Business Improvement District has started to provide free Wi-Fi in some parts of the neighborhood, but some users say the service is still too sluggish.

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