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Region ducks and covers during earthquake drill

The 2011 earthquake that rattled the D.C. region and caused millions of dollars in damage shook the nerves of an area unaccustomed to such temblors. Two years later, a million people participated in a drill to practice how to respond to the next quake.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 02:17pm EDT

Tags: earthquake drill, Mineral, Va., Hank Silverberg, Dave Rohrer, Fairfax County government

Minor earthquake reported in Louisa County

Friday - 08/30/2013, 08:30am EDT

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Predicting the next big Virginia quake

Two years after a major earthquake shook Virginia and Washington, D.C., researchers are still investigating the chance of another major quake in our region.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:28pm EDT

Tags: earthquake anniversary, Louisa County, National Cathedral, Washington Monument, thomas warren

Hundreds of aftershocks since 2011 Va. quake

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 04:08am EDT

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Minor earthquake rattles Louisa County

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 09:20am EDT

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National Cathedral gets $100K grant for repairs

Washington National Cathedral was the big winner of a three-week online contest to distribute grants for historic preservation.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 06:45pm EDT

Tags: Washington National Cathedral, National Cathedral, Mount Vernon, preservation,

Washington Monument to be covered in fabric, lights

What do you do when one of the great monuments to democracy is encased in unsightly wood and metal scaffolding? You make it sparkle.

Sunday - 05/05/2013, 12:22pm EDT

Tags: Washington Monument, scaffolding,

National Cathedral competing for repair money

Washington National Cathedral, in Northwest D.C., is in the running for a substantial amount of money as it continues healing from an earthquake that rocked the region.

Monday - 04/29/2013, 11:21am EDT

Tags: National Cathedral, Washington National Cathedral,

Earthquake insurance to cost D.C. estimated $175K a year

Three years ago, the idea of the District government carrying earthquake insurance was not exactly front and center on anybody's mind. But that was before we all realized earthquakes can happen here. And they can cause damage.

Thursday - 04/18/2013, 09:52pm EDT

Tags: d.c. council,

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