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MLK Memorial Open To Everyone Today -- Not Just D.C. Residents

Today is D.C residents day at the new Martin Luther King Memorial, although the monument will be open to all members of the public throughout the day.

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Visitors Show Raw Emotion On MLK Memorial's Opening Day

Thousands of people are lining up to view the new memorial to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and the display and sculpture of the civil rights leader is evoking many memories.

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MLK Memorial Opens To Public Today

As many as a quarter of a million people are expected to attend Sunday's official dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in downtown D.C.

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D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton On The Opening Of The MLK Memorial

The memorial to Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. opens today and will be officially dedicated Saturday. D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton talks with WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey about what the memorial means to her, and to Washington as a whole.

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D.C. Announces 9/11 Plans

The District is laying out its plans to observe the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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Maryland Gets $8.5M For Harriet Tubman Visitors Center

A project in Maryland that will be the centerpiece of an effort to honor Harriet Tubman is getting $8.5 million in federal funding.

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D.C. Mayor Drops Plan For Residents Only Preview Of MLK Memorial

D.C. officials are no longer planning to issue tickets for the "D.C. Residents Day" preview of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and the the day will now be open to anyone.

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