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Five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 09:17am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Virginia General Assembly, Toulouse, shooting, Casablanca

Church still repairing after earthquake (VIDEO)

Inside the sanctuary of the 82-year-old National City Christian Church, the damage is clear: a three-foot hole inside one of the plaster tiles above the altar, and atop the columns that surround the church's huge pipe organ, cracks are visible in the plaster capitals.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 06:17am EDT

Tags: National City Christian Church, nathan hager,

Did Washington Monument sink or tilt from quake?

The Washington Monument cracked and crumbled when a 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook the nation's capital last year. But did it sink or tilt?

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 09:13am EDT

Tags: Washington Monument,

Post-earthquake Washington Monument survey begins

The Washington Monument cracked and crumbled when a 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook the nation's capital last year. But did it sink or tilt?

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 05:03pm EDT

Tags: Washington Monument,

Did the August earthquake play a song?

After the ground stopped shaking on August 23, people reported hearing bells ringing at the National Cathedral.

Sunday - 02/26/2012, 06:11am EST

Tags: National Cathedral, August Earthquake, East Coast Earthquake, Ed Nassor

'Japan's 9-11' brought to life in new exhibit

On March 11, 2011 at 2:46 p.m., a 9.0 earthquake ripped through northern Japan, triggering a massive tsunami that sent walls of water over coastal cities.

Friday - 02/17/2012, 05:53pm EST

Tags: japan, tsunami, alicia lozano, galleries

Meeting set on aid for Va. earthquake victims

Albemarle County residents whose homes and businesses were damaged by an August earthquake can receive updated information on government assistance at an upcoming town hall meeting.

Monday - 02/06/2012, 05:53am EST

Tags: Albemarle County,

Aftershocks from 2011 earthquake still rattle Va.

ftershocks from last summer's magnitude-5.8 earthquake continue to rattle Virginia.

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 11:09am EST

Tags: aftershocks

3.2 aftershock felt in Northern Virginia

Lots of folks in Northern Virginia felt an earthquake aftershock Monday night.

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 03:36am EST

Tags: aftershock, mineral

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