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March 20, 1997 | Associated Press
District of Columbia police say they have found hundreds of broken parking meters in abandoned sites throughout the nation's capital, evidence that organized crime is behind the rampant parking meter vandalism that has cost the city an estimated $3.1 million in recent months. "This is a citywide problem, and up to date, we have made 26 arrests," police Commander Alfred Broadbent said Tuesday.
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January 4, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Arab and Muslim groups erected a new Islamic star and crescent near the White House to replace a display that was torn down and spray-painted with a swastika last weekend. The Islamic symbols, which represent peace and tolerance, were displayed for the first time together with the national Christmas tree and a Hanukkah menorah on the Ellipse behind the White House. President Clinton last week condemned the attack on the Islamic symbols.
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January 4, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Arab and Muslim groups erected a new Islamic star and crescent near the White House to replace a display that was torn down and spray-painted with a swastika last weekend. The Islamic symbols, which represent peace and tolerance, were displayed for the first time together with the national Christmas tree and a Hanukkah menorah on the Ellipse behind the White House. President Clinton last week condemned the attack on the Islamic symbols.
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December 30, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
President Clinton condemned the vandalism of an Islamic symbol displayed near the White House for the holidays, calling it "the embodiment of intolerance." "It is especially hurtful that such an act would occur at a time when so many communities are coming together to celebrate their respective religions," Clinton said in a statement. Vandals spray-painted a red swastika on an Islamic star displayed at the national Christmas tree site near the White House.
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December 30, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
President Clinton condemned the vandalism of an Islamic symbol displayed near the White House for the holidays, calling it "the embodiment of intolerance." "It is especially hurtful that such an act would occur at a time when so many communities are coming together to celebrate their respective religions," Clinton said in a statement. Vandals spray-painted a red swastika on an Islamic star displayed at the national Christmas tree site near the White House.
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March 20, 1997 | Associated Press
District of Columbia police say they have found hundreds of broken parking meters in abandoned sites throughout the nation's capital, evidence that organized crime is behind the rampant parking meter vandalism that has cost the city an estimated $3.1 million in recent months. "This is a citywide problem, and up to date, we have made 26 arrests," police Commander Alfred Broadbent said Tuesday.
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