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Big Slackwater repairs to be completed soon

WILLIAMSPORT — A broken link in America’s longest national park is nearly fixed. Two National Park Service officials said recently that repairs to the Big Slackwater section of the C&O Canal National Historical Park will be completed soon and the ...

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Study: Earthquake damage to monument unlikely

WASHINGTON — A seismic assessment of the Washington Monument has concluded that it’s “extremely unlikely” another earthquake in the next two millennia will damage the monument any more than last year’s 5.8-magnitude quake. The National Park Service released the assessment ...

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Final designs for National Mall go on display

WASHINGTON — Lakeside gardens, dining rooms hovering over water, grassy new amphitheaters and underground pavilions at the foot of the Washington Monument have emerged as finalists in a design competition to overhaul neglected sites on the National Mall. Designers and ...

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Finalists emerge to redesign National Mall sites

WASHINGTON — Lakeside gardens, dining rooms hovering over water, grassy new amphitheaters and underground pavilions at the foot of the Washington Monument have emerged as finalists in a design competition to overhaul neglected sites on the National Mall. Designers and ...

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