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The Federal Highway Administration is postponing a decision on the contentious CSX Virginia Avenue Tunnel project until at least Sept. 15. The agency had already extended the review period of the project, at the request of D. C. officials. Read full article >>
D. C. Council member Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) has passed on investigating the management of the Park Southern Apartments; there’s no indication that the Office of the Inspector General has taken any steps to look into it, either. But someone is definitely taking an interest: the Internal Revenue Service, which served a summons last week on the property’s management company seeking documents related to political operative Joyce Scott, former manager and would-be buyer Phinis Jones, the Ward 8 Democrats and various other entities.
Prince William County These were among incidents reported by Prince William County police. For information, call 703-792-7245. GAINESVILLE AREA ASSAULTS Logmill Rd., 4500 block, 10:11 p.m. Aug. 12. During an argument, a woman assaulted a female acquaintance. A male attempted to intervene and the woman stabbed him in the arm with a kitchen knife.
THU 21 Leonard, Coleman, & Blunt The trio were original members of the Platters, the Temptations and the Drifters. The performance is part of the Evenings on the Ellipse outdoor concert series. Wine tastings offered by Paradise Springs and Bull Run wineries. 5:30 p.m. Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., Fairfax.
Pope Francis is making news again in what has become his signature pattern: Passionate comments, followed by intense debate about what he really meant. This time the topic is U. S. airstrikes in Iraq. During an airborne news conference on his way home from Seoul on Monday, Francis was asked explicitly: “Do you approve [of] the American bombing?” The question was set up by saying that the United States is “bombing the terrorists in Iraq, to prevent a genocide, to protect minorities, including Catholics.” Read full article >>
Updated post at 9:11 a.m. A U. S. Park Police spokeswoman said Suitland Parkway is now open. Updated post at 8:40 a.m. D. C. police said one right lane is now open on the westbound side of the parkway. Read full article >>