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The Washington Monument has undergone more than $10.7 million in repairs and renovations. The monument reopens on Sept. 19. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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Our Long 3-Year Wait Is Over: The Washington Monument Reopens

After more than $10 million of renovations, which include a new security screening facility and elevator, the Washington Monument reopens to tourists on Thursday.

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Our Long 3-Year Wait Is Over: The Washington Monument Reopens

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The Musicianer Markus Rutz
The Compass Markus Rutz
Union Jacob Varmus
Fog Horns on the Baltic Wess Meets West
Take Pride in Everything You Do Wess Meets West
Slims Neil Cowley Trio
Hope Machine Neil Cowley Trio

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Brittany Howard Makes Her Declaration As A Solo Star

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Stay High Brittany Howard
Gimme All Your Love Alabama Shakes
Aleutian Legendary Skies
Gradus Legendary Skies

Kendieth Russell Roberts and her 5-year-old son Malachai are living with her sister in Florida. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Bahamians Who Fled Dorian Face An Uncertain Future In U.S.

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Ascension Scrimshire
Carnivores Unite Blockhead
He's a Pirate Hollywood Studio Symphony
Standing Against the Storm Junichi Nakutsuru
Emanations for Two String Orchestras (1995 Remastered Version) Krzysztof Penderecki, Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
5/4 Clogs
Anomaly: Mvt. VI Glenn Kotche, Kronos Quartet

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