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“America’s Presidents” exhibit reopens at National Portrait Gallery

NPG George Washington PortraitA George Washington portrait is among the many works of art on display in the "America's Presidents" exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery. COURTESY PHOTO  The “America’s Presidents” exhibition at Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is more than about portraits.

There’s historical context. The Gallery has grouped the portraits into six historical chapters, each with its own explanatory text. Five of these revolve around a particular era, each with one U.S. President anchoring it – George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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Local residents protest Trump's visit

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WASHINGTON – Several hundred protesters attended a rally in front of the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Monday night to express opposition to real estate mogul Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Metro suspends weekend service

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WASHINGTON — Metro’s general manager announced at headquarters Thursday some services changes for rail, bus and MetroAccess for Friday and suspension of all services Saturday and Sunday until further notice.

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Newcomer Bell-Zuccarelli seeks Gaithersburg mayoralty

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GAITHERSBURG – While two of the candidates for Gaithersburg mayor in this fall’s election –incumbent Mayor Jud Ashman and Council member Henry Marraffa – have many years of experience with the city government, the third is an outsider who is running to make the city more transparent and responsive.

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Local representation in Cap Classic leads to a well-deserve opportunity

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basketball on floorGonzaga College High School head coach Steve Turner will get another chance to coach in the Capital Classic High School All-Star Game this weekend.

Turner, who led the D.C. private school to a Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship in February, will guide the U.S. All-Stars against the Capital All-Stars in Friday’s 42nd annual event.

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