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No vote on corporate contributions: Initiative 70 to ban corporate donations in DC elections will not be on the ballot since there were not enough valid signatures, though supporters are considering an appeal. (Examiner)
Invest yourself: Fundrise allows DC and Virginia residents to easily invest in local retail and commercial real estate using an online platform. (UrbanTurf)
A green Anacostia: The Anacostia Metro station could serve as an example of a greener Metro station, according to a plan by DC and the EPA. Possible components include using porous pavements and wetlands to help absorb water. (Examiner)
Heating plant to park: Neighbors and Jack Evans have asked that the GSA require any development on the grounds of the West Heating Plant in Georgetown to include a public park. (Patch)
Who needs a truck?: Instead of hiring a moving company, one Maryland couple used volunteer cyclists to help them move, including beds and a couch. (Patch)
Walk around, win stuff: In an effort to promote walking, Montgomery County is running a contest that will use pedometers to reward workers in Friendship Heights with raffled prizes. (Patch)
And...: Maryland residents can now register to vote online. (WAMU) ... The Reflecting Pool is set to reopen. (Patch) ... 6000 new rental units will be available before the end of the year. (Post)Have a tip for the links? Submit it here.
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