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D.C. tour guides claim free speech infringement

If you want to be tour guide in the nation's capital, you must first pass a 100-question, multiple choice exam that tests their knowledge of the city's architecture and history. Full story

Western Canada, 9 nights, from $1,500

Explore Western Canada on this guided tour that stops in Banff, Jasper, Vancouver, and Whistler. Highlights include a night at a working cowboy ranch and wildlife viewing. Full story

Gregory tours new ‘MTP’ set

  David Gregory, moderator of “Meet the Press,” leads a guided tour of the program’s technologically-advanced new home.

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  iPad: The Guided Tour

NY Times Tech Columnist David Pogue shares his review of the highly-anticipated iPad, which arrives in stores April 3.

  NBC archives: A glimpse beyond the wall

1965: After taking a guided tour of work sites in East Berlin under Communist rule, NBC's Wells Hangen concludes that “without the wall, East Germany would be a country without hands.”

  To fight crime, city hires ex-cons

Nov. 8: In a unique response to rising street crime, the ancient Italian city of Naples is hiring former offenders to act as tour guides. NBC’s Keith Miller reports.

  Inside the Nintendo DSI

April 3: Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime gives CNBC a guided tour of the new Nintendo DSI, featuring two different cameras, game downloading and sound recording capability.

  Get inside 'Killzone 2'

It's all about retribution in the gritty first-person shooter "Killzone 2," and msnbc.com's Todd Kenreck gets a guided tour from Sony's Kyle Shubel.

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