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Key arts panel approves Eisenhower Memorial design

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts has voted to grant general approval to architect Frank Gehry’s design for a planned national memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington. The commission overseeing civic art and architecture in the capital ...

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Eisenhowers want memorial redesigned

WASHINGTON — President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s family wants a memorial in the nation’s capital redesigned, saying the current plans overemphasize his humble Kansas roots and neglect his accomplishments in World War II and the White House. Architect Frank Gehry has ...

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Apple employees to celebrate Jobs, stores to close

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple retail stores closed on Wednesday for a private memorial service for employees to celebrate the life of company co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs. The service, announced to Apple employees in an email by CEO ...

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Steel from twin towers makes Hagerstown memorial

HAGERSTOWN — A piece of the World Trade Center is becoming the centerpiece of a Sept. 11 memorial in Hagerstown. City and Washington County officials plan a dedication ceremony Tuesday evening at City Park. A local committee acquired the 727-pound ...

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