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Hopkins buys Newseum building to consolidate DC operations

Johns Hopkins University plans to purchase the Newseum building in Washington to consolidate the university’s operations in the city. Hopkins will purchase the building on Pennsylvania Avenue from the Freedom Forum for $372.5 million, pending regulatory approval. The transaction was ...

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When will DC’s famed cherry trees bloom? Find out Wednesday (access required)

WASHINGTON — The predicted peak blooming period for this year’s cherry blossom season in Washington will be announced this week. The window is expected to be announced Wednesday at a press conference at the Newseum. Last year’s peak bloom happened ...

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Newseum CEO departs amid fundraising struggles

The chief executive of the Newseum and its parent organization the Freedom Forum is resigning from the museum of journalism and the First Amendment after three years at the helm of an institution struggling to cover its costs.

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O’Malley to hold discussion with McDonnell

WASHINGTON — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who heads the Democratic Governors Association, will take part in a conference with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who heads the Republican Governors Association. The second annual State Solutions Conference is being sponsored by Politico ...

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Inside the First Amendment: World press freedom comes at a cost (access required)

Thanks to the First Amendment, I’m free to write these words and you’re free to read them. But for about 84 percent of the approximately 6.9 billion people with whom we share this planet, that’s not the case. They live ...

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