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US House Passes Resolution on WWI Centennial in KC

Posted: Dec 13, 2012 8:14 AM by Associated Press
Updated: Dec 13, 2012 8:19 AM

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KANSAS CITY (AP) - The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a resolution to make the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City the official "National World War I Museum and Memorial."

It also would make the Kansas City monument the anchor of a national observance of the centennial of World War I.

The Senate must still consider the resolution.

The Kansas City Star reports the resolution is a compromise between the Liberty Memorial and others who want a national World War I memorial in Washington D.C.

The bill allows those groups to also establish a memorial in the nation's capital.

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