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Washington Monument Climbers Finish Up

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The engineers that have captivated the D.C. region by rappelling outside of the Washington Monument wrapped up their inspection for earthquake damage on Wednesday.

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National Cathedral Repairs To Cost $25M

Officials at the National Cathedral now say it will cost upwards of $25 million to repair the damage caused by the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the region in August. 

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NRC: Va. Nuclear Plant Not Damaged In Earthquake

The federal government's nuclear regulators say Dominion did what it was supposed to when an earthquake shook its North Anna Power Station in Virginia in August.

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Climbers Rappel Washington Monument To Assess Damage

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It's not Mission Impossible -- it's the National Park Service. Workers rappel down all four sides of the Washington Monument Tuesday to assess damage from the August 23 earthquake.

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Video: Footage From Washington Monument During August Earthquake

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The National Parl Service has released security camera footage from the Washington Monument, showing what it was like for tourists up there during the August earthquake.

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Fairfax Voters To Decide On Huntington Floodwall

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Voters in Fairfax County might get the chance to voter on whether to fund a floodwall in the Huntington neighborhood.

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D.C. Councilman: Quake Response A Failure

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments sat down to review the District's response to the myriad of crises in the last month, and some were less than pleased.

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Virginia Works To Pick Up Pieces After Hurricane Irene

The sound of chain saws and generators have been piercing the air in many parts of Virginia as residents dig out from under the debris left by Hurricane Irene.

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Fauquier Co. Court Must Move To Allow For Earthquake Repairs

As much of Virginia is dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene Fauquier County is still struggling with fallout from last week's earthquake.