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The mood was far from panic mode. The Associated Press reported that few have the access and ability to catch the international headlines and may not even know of the nation’s preparations for war. North Korea’s state-run media didn’t give much detail about the ongoing threats.
The office space that was once occupied by his grandfather is now a memorial, and it was opened to the public for the birthday celebration. What was once a huge cement plaza is now filled with fountains, park benches and flowers, AP said.
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Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times’ digital aggregation product, Times247. She’s also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at email@example.com.
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