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Morning Roundup: April 27

Orange wins D.C. Council seat; Source: Teen fatally shot by D.C. police pulled BB gun; Zoo makes changes after stabbing; Sulaimon Brown tough to subpoena; Fairfax won't sue over BRAC; McDonnell supports singles adopting

D.C. ELECTION: Biddle at polling station

Sekou Biddle smiled and asked rival campaign volunteers if they had "any last-minute suggestions" before he strode in the Shepherd Park Elementary School early Tuesday to cast his vote in defense of his at-large seat on the D.C. council.

Morning Roundup: April 26

Election Day in D.C.; McAuliffe 'quietly' mounting another run; Baltimore bids farewell to Schaefer; Teen arrested in zoo stabbing; Redskins' Snyder still suing; College Park flush in speed-camera cash; Va. State Police 'crippled' by computer, e-mail problems.

Morning Roundup: April 25

Schaefer farewell ceremonies begin in Annapolis; Montgomery Co. to name new schools chief; Va. lawmakers return to future of redistricting maps; Major delays expected for New York Ave. commuters; D.C. holds special city council election; Police investigate overnight homicides in D.C. and P.G. County; Snake caused major Easter outage.

What's up with that?

The D.C. council has proposed a "jock tax" on professional athletes who live outside the city but play their games in the District.

Morning Roundup: April 21

Va. rules faith-based groups not required to allow gays to adopt; Airports authority closes debate on which Dulles Metrorail station to build; Schaefer memorial delays bill signings; More charges related to mass S. Capitol Street shootings; Feds: MoCo must participate in deportation program; Biden blamed for missed MARC train; O'Malley to Asia

Morning Roundup: April 20

D.C. considers "jock tax" for non-city residents such as Ovechkin; Details of Schaefer farewell, tearful goodbyes; Final ICC piece in place; Republican Jeff Frederick returns to Va. politics; Cuccinelli sees Supreme Court delay as a good sign

Morning Roundup: April 19

Iconic Md. politician Schaefer dies at 89; Va. Rep. Wolf opposes pricier Dulles Metro stop; Flood watch until noon; 3 people plunge from Bay Bridge; D.C. youth corrections officer beaten; Va. death toll from storms now at 6; Huguely murder trial set for Feb.; Md. hires firm for Grasmick replacement; D.C. hearings on Brown's campaign finances under way; Congress slashes D.C. arts funding.

Morning Roundup: April 18

Md. disabled get only a cut of booze tax; Lululemon suspect had no violent past; McDonnell gets Metro board seat; Saturday storm impacted Va. nuclear plant; Gray tries to sustain momentum; D.C. bill could create first real Gray-council face-off.