Breakfast links: Living for the city
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DC homicide could be lowest since '63:
The city's murder rate has reached historic lows
. If the pace continues, it will reach 108 this year, compared with 132 last year and the lowest since 1963
Anthony Williams '14?:
With many debacles from Mayor Gray and Kwame Brown, who can lead DC? Colbert King wants Tony Williams back
Strip mall to positive mixed-use:
An underutilized Arlandria strip mall could become a mixed-use development
under a new proposal, which would also retain an organic grocery and CVS, as residents desire. (The Arlandrian)
Join the RAC:
Want to join the WMATA Riders' Advisory Council
? There are slots in DC (2), Prince George's (2), Arlington (1) and at-large (1) coming up this year; the Board could reappoint the existing members or appoint new ones (maybe you!) Apply here
Britain debates higher speed limits:
A British plan to raise the national speed limit
from 70 to 80 mph is being debated. It will get places faster, but doesn't consider the additional cost of fuel and lives. (BBC)
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