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literally in the lndfiup fally s streaking views of the nation's capitol, that you can only get from tngnop monument. w, the reporter: the t tickets k bfrutee it's tting there, at 8:30 a.m. is with they open up the counter to get the tickeir. thst person to get in line was 3:30 a.m. so all the tickets are gone foro today. the pe you can see over our should up in thes nva eletor, more ticg out. ifen lin ye ready to go forfo the 8:30 ntm, this is a monument that will be very well visited. >> this is very exciting, for years, it's been closed for renovations. we had the earthquake that y we are readyevator and oer
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tonapall get back in there. vicriaaseen covering this for hch sow, get e could go in. the technology is h muctoics w. >> the reporter: i did. along with my videographer, michael vaughan. we didt,ay, a was t37 k $11 million, a new security screening center, renovated elevator, and new exterior lights leading all to thisr day the grand opening of the hrshington monument. and a half years, this iconic memorial is open to the american public again andad it's h major renovations, majo security upgrades. it's footbeyal vllew tim t . p in ind,t i as the first time
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they've actually seen the views >> the reporter: cyniviera and her family traveled all the way from mexico city,to bust je o. the firste. >> the reporter: so you've never o.he t reporter: 5 are you extecid. yes, we are. >> the reportent thins this is a mo to america's first i the reporter: but a man fromh t. >> totally worth ti would have come ili earer, view>> yhe reporter: people yoomeet ireland, fromf m
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havean tot get in line at the get your ticketsthe ahe kids in town. allisononathan. ats the monday you'll here. let me run down some of them forumbl atios first we prhington. the monument stands 5 1/8 of an inch tall, that's to be exact. a lot of people the observatiok dec 500 feet. 896 ste victorial is made up ecm.he ty, something interesting about the stairs, used to let people ao uif they chose to. g
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they closed that down years ago t vandalism,re's others so tyet g or down and they ran a we'll conqutinue tohingn monument all evening long. ticko our web site, wjla.com, we have lots moreou information f there, b we have to sayit viously, when they picked the date, they had no idea how the welding heum bidity. michelle, thenlh it whis uwes. >> iw, kno bette >> micther big storye:he o thest d.c. statehood in more than 25 years, the house orsight and reform committee hea the 51st sd
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ford, abc7.heay ming. let's check in with cefhi mete bis weken buttel eogolvenorhe i tsr erlectac washington monumen lt.k
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a house. this happene hath wakefield chapel road and little rroivunes morning. slice john kerry ofpo a two peha not hurt. >> michelle: amazon delivered and t bold prheomise todayne ereas r 10 billio items each abc 7 northern bureau chief tim barber gotamazon's jeff basos tk about h2q and amazon's big announcement. >> the reporter: we have asked jeff b morniast tingal in arlington to be sustainablend a
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