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Topic - 2008 Chatsworth Train Collision
The Capitol Christmas Tree arrived in Washington on Monday after a cross-country trek from Washington state and, in keeping with the austerity that's constraining federal spending, the trek didn't cost taxpayers a penny.
About 70 trees that fit the criteria — having a classic Christmas tree shape and being between 65 and 90 feet tall — were nominated by employees, said Robert Sanchez, district ranger at the forest in northeastern Washington.
The search prompted some friendly competition between employees, he said.