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National Mall largely unaffected by Sandy

The National Park Service says its low-lying monuments and memorials along the National Mall came through superstorm Sandy largely unscathed. Spokeswoman Carol Johnson says there's a slight possibility that the World War II Memorial could have some minor flooding, but it's designed to withstand it and would not be damaged.

Tags: National Park Service , Sandy

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 04:10pm EDT

NPS is working to change the face of the National Mall

The National Park Service plans to blaze new "social trails" on the Mall. Bill Line of the Park Service gives us a sneak peek.

Tags: mngt , NPS , Bill Line , reflecting pool

Monday - 04/05/2010, 11:08am EDT

Dance Off: Court rules against birthday dance at Jefferson Memorial

You can't dance if you want to -- at least not at the Jefferson Memorial, according to a federal appellate panel.

Tags: Jefferson Memorial , Tidal Basin , U.S. Park Police , Thomas Jefferson , U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit , Mary Brooke Oberwetter , Gary Emerling

Tuesday - 05/17/2011, 03:47pm EDT

Park Service to add 500 new signs to National Mall

New maps and directional signs are being added to the National Mall to help visitors find Washington's monuments and museums.

Tags: Trust for the National Mall , National Park Service , Bill Line , U.S. Commission of Fine Arts

Tuesday - 05/17/2011, 11:30am EDT

Power restored at the National Mall in Washington

Authorities say power has been restored to the southwest corner of the National Mall in Washington.

Tags: U.S. Park Police , Pepco , Bob Hainey , Constitution Avenue

Friday - 05/13/2011, 11:19am EDT

Celebrating Easter with a sunrise service on the National Mall

Thousands of people from across the country gathered at the Lincoln Memorial at sunrise for an Easter service.

Tags: Easter Sunday , Lincoln Memorial ,

Sunday - 04/24/2011, 10:16am EDT

Wind blows over National Christmas Tree

High winds have blown over the National Christmas Tree, which is lit by the president every year on the Ellipse south of the White House.

Tags: National Christmas Tree , D.C. Fire and EMS , Pete Piringer , Ellipse , President

Saturday - 02/19/2011, 02:28pm EST

Man cleared of negligent homicide in 2009 incident near National Mall

A D.C. Superior Court jury found a Mount Airy man not guilty on Thursday of negligent homicide in a November 2009 parking accident that killed a pedestrian and injured his wife near the National Mall.

Tags: D.C. Superior Court , Kevin Bucy , Richard Greenstein

Saturday - 01/08/2011, 11:23am EST

Man found with guns on Mall pleads guilty

An Arizona man who was arrested near the National Mall after guns were found inside his parked truck pleaded guilty to firearms offenses Monday.

Tags: James Michael Patock , Air and Space Museum , D.C. Superior Court , firearms , Neal Augenstein

Monday - 12/20/2010, 08:47pm EST

Officials announce work on new National Mall levee

Construction of a new levee aimed at protecting downtown D.C. and the National Mall from river flooding is expected to be complete by summer of next year, federal and local officials say.

Tags: National Capital Planning Commission , Marcel Acosta , levee , American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , U.S. Army Corps of Engineers , Steve Garbarino , Constitution Avenue , 17th Street , Potomac River , D.C. Department of the Environment , Christophe A.G. Tulou , Katrina , Federal Emergency Management Agency

Monday - 11/15/2010, 04:38pm EST
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