Breakfast links: You're fired
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WMATA has fired both of the employees
recently arrested for stealing coins from fare machines. The supervisor of the revenue division will also leave WMATA on his own. (Examiner)
Post Office Trumped:
The GSA has awarded the Old Post Office to Donald Trump's organization
which will turn it into a 250-room luxury hotel. (City Paper)
Bus burns again:
A Champion model Ride On bus caught fire yesterday
, the 4th to do so in 17 months. Mechanics and union officials urged Montgomery County not to buy these buses, 46 of which remain in service. (Examiner)
New plans for waterfront:
The developers for the Southwest Waterfront's Wharf development have released plans and renderings
for it's second stage, which will include several mixed use buildings. (DCmud)
Evans won't let go of 'Skins:
Jack Evans wants to use an NFL-funded loan program to bring the Redskins back to DC
. One economist thinks its unlikely to happen as FedEx Field is "perfectly adequate." (City Paper)
Where the poor live:
Over 20 years, poor African-Americans remained concentrated in a few neighborhoods
east of the Anacostia River, while poor whites and Hispanics were more dispersed and moved as neighborhoods changed. (MetroTrends)
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