Breakfast links: What's on your Metro?
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Henderson getting the job:
Mayor Gray is expected to name Kaya Henderson
as permanent DCPS chancellor. He apparently never seriously considered any others. The union head is displeased, but those who feared Rhee leaving should be relieved. (Post)
Gray calls for investigation of Gray:
Mayor Gray acknowledged "missteps"
in a press conference yesterday afternoon. He denied allegations from Sulaimon Brown
that he had a deal to attack Adrian Fenty and receive a job in return, but called for an independent investigation to clear up the matter. (Post)
Questionable tactics against Oregon bag bill:
, Oregon is considering a bag fee bill. According to one state senator
, a plastics company offered to build a new recycling plant, provided they kill the bill and replace it with one prohibiting local governments from imposing bag fees. (Anacostia Watershed Society, Oregon Live)
Ga. driver assaults 13-year-old for asking him to put away a phone:
A driver on a cell phone, with his daughter in the car, almost hit a 13-year-old cyclist. The cyclist asked him nicely to be careful and "put the phone away." The driver responded by physically attacking the cyclist
. (WSB Atlanta, Geoff Hatchard)
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