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Many events to mark Arlington Cemetery anniversary

Arlington National Cemetery has planned a series of events to commemorate its 150th anniversary in May and June.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 11:06am EDT

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Arlington Cemetery's 150 years rooted in Civil War

As Arlington marks its 150th anniversary this year with tours and events, historians note that its roots are firmly planted in the Civil War.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 11:04am EDT

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With no first lady, French leader Hollande visits US focusing on state, not personal, affairs

The French president and President Obama will visit Monticello in Charlottesville Monday, and Arlington National Cemetery Tuesday.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:01pm EST

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Tomb of the Unknown sentinel braves frigid temps on guard

While the rest of the country deals with record-breaking frigid temperatures by bundling up and cancelling schools, some organizations just don't have the option. The Tomb Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is standing his ground.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 02:14pm EST

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Memorial planned at Arlington for victims of Lockerbie bombing

Attorney General Eric Holder and other officials are expected to speak at a 25th anniversary memorial service for victims of the 1988 Pan Am airliner bombing.

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 11:11am EST

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Maine wreaths laid at Arlington National Cemetery

Tens of thousands of wreaths made in Maine have been laid at graves at Arlington National Cemetery.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 12:57pm EST

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Arlington panel calls for end to memento exception

An advisory commission is recommending that Arlington National Cemetery end its relaxed policy on mementos in a section for those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan by the end of next year.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 01:40pm EST

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