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Small Fish In A Big Sightseeing Pond

Within the District of Columbia, there are upwards of 325 outdoor public sculptures, but somehow visitors end up choosing the same ones: the White House, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. But if you look closely, right near each of the major monuments, there's at least one most people miss.

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Va. Historical Society Creates Slave Name Database

Descendants of slaves in Virginia will soon have a new way to find information about their forbears.

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Va. Grants $300,000 For Civil War Tree-Planting Project

Virginia is announcing support for an unprecedented tree-planting project to commemorate the lives of soldiers killed during the Civil War.

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D.C. Post Office Renamed To Honor Dorothy Height

The post office at 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, just north of the U.S. Capitol, will be the first federal building in the city to be named after an African-American woman.

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Alexandria's Annual Parade Honors Washington

In Virginia on Monday, the city of Alexandria continued its Presidents Day tradition of holding the nation's largest parade dedicated to the first U.S. president.

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First School In Va. To Integrate Continues To Diversify

The first integrated school in Virginia says while Black History Month is a good time to herald diversity, the effort needs to continue year-round.

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University Savors Chili Bowl Artifacts

George Washington University is spicing up its library collection by adding some local flavor from Ben's Chili Bowl.

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