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Washington Monument reopens

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 (KCEN) -- The Washington Monument is set to reopen today after being closed for nearly three years because of damage caused by an earthquake.

The 5.8 magnitude quake created some gaping holes near the top of the 130-year-old memorial.

Workers have since repaired more than 150 cracks in the stone structure, costing $15 million dollars.

The park service took the opportunity to install new exhibits at the top too.
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