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At City Hall memorial for Graham, bow ties are everywhere
DC leaders, supporters turn out for former D.C. council member as he lies in state

Six Nazi spies were executed in D.C. White supremacists gave them a memorial - on federal land.
The memorial to the men sat in a field until 2010 when officials took a fork lift to it.

Richmond mayor creates commission to ‘tell the real story’ of city’s Confederate monuments
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:19:01 -0400

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney proposed a compromise Thursday as a dispute over the Virginia capital's Confederate monuments intensifies with calls for their removal.

"I wish these monuments had never been built, but like it or not they are part of our history in this city, and removal will never wash ...

Sears, Kmart to close 20 stores this summer: Report
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:40:24 -0400

Sears Holdings will close 18 Sears department stores and 2 Kmart locations this summer, Fortune magazine reported Friday. That brings the total store closures this year to 260.

In a statement, the company said it expects to complete the round of closures by mid-September, Fortune reported.

This is just the ...

Maryland seeks ‘emergency’ court ruling to allow Purple Line construction to begin
State officials say they might need to cancel the light-rail project if its environmental approval isn't restored by Aug. 1.

IBM just threw its hat into the weather modeling ring
Interestingly, they're using the model the National Weather Service rejected in its quest to replace the GFS.

Speed, alcohol suspected as factors in deadly Capital Beltway crash
Eusebio P. Velasquez, 53, Silver Spring was a passenger in an Acura that hit another vehicle near the Kenilworth Avenue interchange in Greenbelt, police say. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

‘Pizzagate’ gunman sentenced to four years in prison, as prosecutors urged judge to deter vigila
Comet Ping Pong raider apologized to restaurant, Washingtonians, says he was foolish, reckless, mistaken

A terrifying threat from Tropical Storm Cindy: Floating masses of deadly fire ants
The notoriously tough insects are just as dangerous when they're wet as they are dry, according to Alabama officials.

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