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Tractor standoff continues on Mall

A North Carolina farmer drove a tractor onto the National Mall and was holding off police for a second day Tuesday, claiming that he had a cache of explosives with him. Authorities closed several buildings near the site of the standoff, which was between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial and traffic into Washington was at a standstill in the area as commuters tired to find routes around closed streets. A man towed a tractor onto the Mall about noon Monday and then drove the first vehicle into a pond and then drove the tractor off a trailer. Authorities contacted the man via cell phone, but did not know what he wanted. The fear that he may have explosives led to the closing of roads and buildings near the northwestern corned of the National Mall. Full Story

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