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Washington Monument Reopens

Washington Monument Reopens

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The August 2011 earthquake that caused extensive damage in Louisa County also affected daily life in the nation’s capital. Monday is day one for the new public tours of the Washington Monument. The obelisk that honors the nation’s first president has had structural improvements that make it easier to withstand seismic shifts.

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Nationals Push Win Streak To 9

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Wednesday night the Washington Nationals once again walked off over the Arizona Diamondbacks winning 3-2 off an Anthony Rendon RBI single in the 9th.

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European soccer clubs opening U.S. academies

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More American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here are the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Aug. 21.