Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 12/27

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Obama Looks Ahead For 2014

The last vestiges of 2013′s political wrangling officially behind him, President Barack Obama is setting his sights on the coming year, when a number of unfinished tasks will increasingly compete for attention with the 2014 midterm elections.

Gunfire Damages African American Civil War Memorial

The African American Civil War Memorial—the monument that sits just outside the 10th Street NW entrance of the U Street Metro station—was damaged by gunfire early this morning.

 A Happy Kwanzaa Wish From The GOP

Folks, you can’t make this stuff up.  On Thursday the GOP’s official Twitter accounttweeted Kwanzaa wishes to all of its members that celebrate the holiday.

Behind The Fences of Smithsonian’s African American Museum [Video]

Charlie Yetter, senior project manager at McKissack & McKissack, discusses his role overseeing the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

For First African American BWI Acting Fire Cheif, Experience Is Everything

Acting Fire Chief Gregory Lawrence talks about what brought him to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport during a meeting at the airport fire station Monday afternoon.