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Joe Jackson #1 of the Memphis Tigers shoots over Joe McDonald #22 of the George Washington Colonials in the second half during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Dixon, Memphis Hold On To Top GW 71-66

Michael Dixon Jr. scored 19 points and hit four free throws in the final 10 seconds to help Memphis hold off George Washington 71-66 on Friday night in the second round of the East Regional.

03/21/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

Holland Tunnel Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Toll Hike Coming To Port Authority Bridges And Tunnels

Starting on Sunday at 3 a.m. drivers will have to pay more to cross Port Authority bridges and tunnels.

11/30/2013

Evacuation Day celebration, Nov. 25, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

George Washington Statue Rededicated On 230th Anniversary Of Evacuation Day

For more than a century, Evacuation Day was celebrated each Nov. 25, marking the day British troops left New York City through the Battery in 1783. It was one of the city’s biggest holidays.

11/25/2013

Preservationist Adam Woodward discovered a cellar that he believes could be the foundation of the Revolutionary War-era Bull's Head Tavern. (credit: Adam Woodward)

Preservationist Believes He’s Found Tavern Where George Washington Visited

If it is indeed the home of the legendary watering hole, the discovery could mean that a building that is perhaps Manhattan’s oldest is slated to demolished.

10/15/2013

Workers clean the statue of General George Washington in Union Square Park - July 2, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Union Square Monuments Get Cleaned Ahead Of Independence Day

Independence Day is just two days away and New York City wants to make sure some of its monuments are ready for the celebration.

07/02/2013

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Jon Rothstein’s Atlantic 10 Offseason Notebook

The Atlantic 10 may have lost brand name schools like Temple, Xavier, and Butler, but everyone else in the league improved since the end of last season.

07/01/2013

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Battlefields With A View: Top 5 N.Y. Wartime Heritage Adventures

Much of America’s story was forged on domestic battlefields. Honor those who died for our freedom with a wartime heritage site visit.

07/01/2013

Columbia Trail in High Bridge, N.J. (credit: Wayne Cabot / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Columbia Trail In High Bridge, N.J.

If you’re looking for great natural scenery, small town charm, and a maybe a bit of exercise, our latest One Tank Trips installment is for you.

06/12/2013

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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Rutgers-GW

It feels like the same story keeps repeating itself for Rutgers.

12/12/2012

NCAA Basketball

George Washington Routs Hofstra 80-56

George Washington dominated Hofstra 52-22 in the paint and 40-27 on the glass.

11/24/2012

Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) (file/credit: holt.house.gov)

Rep. Rush Holt Proposes New Jersey Battlefield Preservation Act

Some of the historic spots that would benefit from the funding include George Washington’s camp in Morristown and the British campground in Middletown.

09/13/2012

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Discovering The Historic Hudson Square Neighborhood

WCBS 880 listeners are no doubt familiar with the phrase “Live from the CBS Hudson Square broadcast center,” but many people don’t even know where Hudson Square is.

07/08/2012

Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America (credit: Christie's)

NYC Auction Of George Washington Document Sets Record

George Washington’s personal annotated copy of the “Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America” from 1789, which includes the Constitution and a draft of the bill of rights, was sold at Christie’s.

06/22/2012

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Living Large: Spectacular Long Island Mansion

In this edition of Living Large, CBS 2’s Emily Smith takes a tour of a spectacular $9-million home that was once owned by George Washington’s brother.

04/17/2012

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