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Washington Monument likely closed until 2014

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The Washington Monument could be closed as long as two more years after last summer's earthquake caused structural damage, but most D.C. tourists are taking the news in stride. "I'm disappointed, sure," said Dennis Beaver, a Texas tourist who was walking by the monument Monday afternoon with his family. "But safety comes first. It isn't often that you have a [5.8] earthquake here." The National...

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