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R.E.M., Kathleen Hanna, Priests, and More Endorse Net Neutrality In Letter To FCC

"We have your back," musicians and bands say to FCC chairman Tom Wheeler in an open letter. [ more › ]

Menu Decoder: Boquerones

Boquerones are fresh white anchovies cured in salt and vinegar, which may sound gross but pair well with beer and salty snacks. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: Duck Edition

In the news: Record-setting cold temps will continue this week, fatal pedestrian accident in downtown D.C., and more. [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Crow's Feet

End-of-day news: Uber passenger allegedly stabbed by driver sues company, Graham backs Barry, and more. [ more › ]

Weekly Music Agenda

Lotsa great live music events this week. [ more › ]

Closely watched trains?

The small town of Pembroke in southwest Virginia is used to seeing endlessly long unit trains of coal cars rumbling past. But last week, it got an unexpected surprise: trains of similar length hauling crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken...Show More Summary

About Tonight: February 23, 2015

Your plans for tonight include a screening of "Repo Man," You Blew It! at DC9, and more. [ more › ]

The D.C. Streetcar's Latest Problem: Catching on Fire

The streetcar was briefly on fire this weekend before self-extinguishing. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: Icy Night Edition

In the news: How D.C.'s homeless handles cold weather, more smoke problems for Metro this weekend, and more. [ more › ]

Overheard in D.C.: Brrrrrr

It's cold out there, but least it causes some good jokes. [ more › ]

How to get better teachers into high-poverty schools

D.C. needs to increase the number of highly qualified teachers who work in high-poverty schools. But doing that could require a fundamental change in the way D.C. Public Schools evaluates and supports teachers.Read full article >>

Go Home Already: In a Flash

End-of-day news: The Economist writes about gentrification in D.C., more snow this weekend, and more. [ more › ]

Lena Dunham Will Guest Star On Scandal

Coming to Olivia Pope & Associates this March: Lena Dunham. [ more › ]

The Weekly Feed: Rice Cake Edition

Rice cakes aren't just a weird snack from your school lunch days. [ more › ]

D.C. Water Concludes Shaw Water Contamination Incident a Mystery

What caused the "petroleum smell" in the drinking water in December? It isn't entirely clear. [ more › ]

Former Virginia Governor's Wife Sentenced To One Year In Prison

Maureen McDonnell has been sentenced to one year and one day in a federal prison. [ more › ]

Washington's Homemade Records: George Smallwood

Why Hyattsville soul man George Smallwood is one of the D.C. area's best-kept music secrets. [ more › ]

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