With the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination coming up in November, it's no surprise that October saw so much interest in the restoration of the Eternal Flame at the Kennedy gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery.
The flame was transferred to a temporary burner in April to accommodate upgrades.
The rest of the Top 10 stories on Arlington Patch in October round out the major happenings here for the month: They deal with the 2013 Marine Corps Marathon, Halloween and the government shutdown — plus various crime stories.
Miss one? Check them out below.