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POTUS Morning Links

Obama SOTU 2014

POTUS speaks: The President gave a big speech last night. It was his 5th SOTU, and he only has two more in him. [] Reagan SOTU: POTUS 40 was pretty funny in his SOTU 32 years ago. Make sure you watch it …

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D.C. Seen From Space

Washington, D.C. from space

This is pretty cool. We were inspired by the photo we found of Baltimore yesterday. We found this on the Japan Space Imaging website, thanks to Google. Source: Japan Space Imaging

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Single Cold Morning Link

The breaker. (Photos by Pablo Maurer/DCist)

One link for you this morning, because it’s a really cool one. Check this out, and happy Friday! Ruins of coal: This is a fascinating piece in DCist on the Huber Coal Breaker. Great photos. [DCist]

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Proposed Grand Entrance to Key Bridge

Plans for proposed building projects in Washington, D.C. Perspective view of concourse and entrance to Key Bridge, 1928

What an incredible approach and entrance to Key Bridge. This was a proposed design for the approach and massive entry to Key Bridge from 1928. This is a fascinating piece of architecture that was never built. I’m assuming this is …

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Snowy, Icy Morning Links

The Evening Star - 1906

That snowstorm wasn’t as bad as we thought. I was really hoping for a mini-Snowpocalypse. You? Here are your morning links GoDCers! Animals love snow: You have to check out these photos of animals playing in the snow at the …

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Ten Best Quotes in D.C. Sports History

Bryce Harper - "clown question bro"

There’s certainly been no shortage of colorful characters on the Washington sports scene. From Sonny Jurgensen to John Riggins to Curtis Portis on the Redskins and from Walter Johnson to Bucky Harris to Bryce Harper on the Nationals, DC sportswriters have …

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1940s High-Altitude Photo of D.C. and Arlington

GoDCer Chris graciously offered to share this cool aerial photo of Washington, taken sometime in the 1940s. Compare it to the Google Map below. [googlemaps,-77.058449&spn=0.131118,0.216122&t=k&z=13&output=embed]

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