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Morning Roundup: The Costs of Freedom Edition

Photo by rjs1322 Good morning, D.C., and a happy Emancipation Day to you. The District of Columbia celebrates the date when Abraham Lincoln freed over 3,000 Washington, D.C. slaves by shutting down most of the city government. WTOP has a rundown of all the changes, which include no weekday residential parking restrictions (that's why 16th Street was more of a mess than usual this morning), free parking meters all day, no DMV services, and no trash collection.
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