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Accident Forces Relocation of Washington September 11th Events

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities at the earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral on Thursday said that September 11th anniversary ceremonies will be relocated because a crane collapsed while doing repairs. U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to appear at Sunday’s “Concert of Hope,” which will now be held at the Kennedy Center performing arts venue. A Friday concert honoring the […]

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Russia Celebrates Iconic Cathedral’s 450th Anniversary

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Russia is celebrating the 450th anniversary of Saint Basil’s Cathedral, located in Moscow’s Red Square. The church is known for its nine colorful onion-shaped domes. The observance, which is to last four months, began Tuesday with the opening of an exhibition honoring its the saint. Constructed on the orders of Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible […]

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