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WHEREIN: We bring you the developments (happening in and around DC) that we think are newsworthy, or, at the very least, almost newsworthy.

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  • Councilmember David Catania will announce his bid to run for DC mayor by the end of the week! Apparently, the white, openly gay, ex-Republican has a shot in hell, unless of course he runs against…  (Via City Paper)
  • Millenial Week is coming to DC and there is NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT (via DCist)
  • Mayor Vincent Gray knew of illegal fundraising that helped him take the 2010 election. The $660,000 in illegal donations for Gray’s dental work was an apparent waste. (Via WaPo)

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  • Banksy posters in support of Syria are popping up all over town, and John McCain tweeted his support. What better way to be “with-it” than to cash-in on free, anonymous, activist street art? (Via Washingtonian)

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  • Do you like snorting vast quantities of heroin while John Travolta is in the bathroom? Then Maryland is the place to be! The state senate proposed the “Good Samaritan Bill,” which would protect those who call 911 in overdose situations despite underage drinking or possession of small amounts of drugs. (Via WTOP)

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  • The New German Photography exhibit at the Goethe-Institut Washington leaves much to the imagination while still managing to show a guten amount of scantilly-clad germans. (Via City Paper)
  • The DC Area Drone User Group is working to prove that Drones are seriously misunderstood creatures– the pocket robots can improve agricultural practice and aerial photography! (Via WAMU)

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    • Between 2012 and 2013, Metro bus ridership increased with Metro train ridership decreased. (via DCist)
    • Cyclist/protesters have been riding from Sandy Hook to DC to support stricter gun control laws and they should be hitting DC today. (via DCist)
    • GW’s public health school has received the largest ever donation of $80 million. The school will rename itself to the Milken Institute School of Public Health, in honor of the donors Michael Milken and Sumner Redstone. (via The GW Hatchet)

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  • Have you ever wanted to know how the Post names its 40 essential eats? Well, here you go! (via Washington Post)

 

 

 

 

 

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