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The Final Charge

Updated: April 10, 2007, 11:56 AM ET

No. 10 • Capitol Clash — Potomac River August 9-12 — Charles County, Md.

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The Potomac is frequently called the "Nation's River," because it flows through Washington, D.C., within the shadow of the Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln memorials. The river begins as a small spring at the Fairfax Stone in West Virginia and reaches the sea at Chesapeake Bay, some 380 miles away. The Potomac is the fourth largest river on the Atlantic coast and the 21st largest in the ...

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