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Removal of MLK Memorial Misquote Begins

Work to remove a misquote on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial got underway Monday. Full story

Container with depleted uranium found at Miami-area airport

MIAMI (Reuters) - An open 55-gallon drum containing depleted uranium was found at a Miami-area airport on Thursday, but preliminary reports indicated there was no environmental impact, a fire department spokesman said. Full story

Army Band plays in Springfield

From fife and drum to rock and pop, 42 military musicians performed in Springfield Wednesday night. Full story

Liquid residue caused welding explosion

A man trying to re-purpose an industrial drum was injured in an explosion in Westhampton over the weekend, due to some residue left over inside the drum, the State Fire Marshal says. Full story

click3: Down with emojis

   The inventor of the emoticon doesn't care for the emoji; CBC Music creates a supercut of David Letterman asking "Are these your drums?"; and the White House welcomes Cookie Monster by incorporating him in a super creepy Vine.

150 years after Gettysburg, drummer to recreate reunion march

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Fifty years after the Battle of Gettysburg, the bloodiest of the U.S. Civil War, a survivor of that fight marched 200 miles from Pittsburgh to the site of the battle for a reunion attended by both Union and Confederate veterans. Full story

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  Police pipe band visits the plaza

NYPD Emerald Society Pipes and Drums band visited the TODAY plaza to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and play songs for the crowd. “We’re the oldest and largest police pipe band in the United States,” bandmaster Sgt. Brian Coughlan told TODAY’s Lester Holt and Erica Hill.

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Protesters cheer with drums near a poster of army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi as they gather for a mass protest to support the army in Tahrir square in Cairo July 26, 2013. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

An open 55-gallon drum containing depleted uranium is seen at the Opa-Locka executive airport in Miami
An open 55-gallon drum containing depleted uranium is seen at the Opa-Locka executive airport in Miami

An open 55-gallon drum containing depleted uranium is seen at the Opa-Locka executive airport in Miami July 25, 2013. Preliminary reports indicated there was no environmental impact, a fire department spokesman said. There were no immediate reports of any injuries, he said, adding that the origin o

An area where fire crews and environmental hazard officials are investigating a drum authorities said contained depleted uranium, is seen at Opa-Locka executive airport in Opa-Locka, Florida
An area where fire crews and environmental hazard officials are investigating a drum authorities said contained depleted uranium, is seen at Opa-Locka executive airport in Opa-Locka, Florida

An area where fire crews and environmental hazard officials are investigating a drum authorities said contained depleted uranium, is seen at Opa-Locka executive airport in Opa-Locka, Florida July 25, 2013. An open 55-gallon drum containing depleted uranium was found at a Miami-area airport on Thursd