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It's been more than two years since a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck in Virginia and caused damage around D.C.
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For the first time in 80 years, scientists are posting equipment at the peak of the Washington Monument to measure the obelisk's height.
The 2011 earthquake that rattled the D.C. region and caused millions of dollars in damage shook the nerves of an area unaccustomed to such temblors. Two years later, a million people participated in a drill to practice how to respond to the next quake.
Two years after a major earthquake shook Virginia and Washington, D.C., researchers are still investigating the chance of another major quake in our region.
Washington National Cathedral was the big winner of a three-week online contest to distribute grants for historic preservation.
What do you do when one of the great monuments to democracy is encased in unsightly wood and metal scaffolding? You make it sparkle.