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Smithsonian to reopen 1 of Mall's oldest buildings

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution announced plans Wednesday to create an innovation pavilion with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall. The 132-year-old Arts and Industries Building has been closed since 2004 due to structural problems and has been undergoing repairs. Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough says the building will...