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National Mall lawn restoration project begins final stages

A $40 million project that started five years ago to restore the lawn on the National Mall has reached the homestretch. “Lush green grass — befitting America’s front yard" will soon greet visitors. Find out what the project entails and when the lawn will be ready for frisbee and kite-flying. See photos.

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