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RED IS THE NEW GREEN: Katie Baucom (right) and Cate Scobel of the District visit Bluejacket Brewery before a Nationals game. Local businesses hope to stay bustling as the team brings in sold-out crowds during the playoffs. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Washington Nationals postseason a potential windfall for D.C. economy

- The Washington Times

The Fall Classic could prove a fall windfall for the local economy, with the Washington Nationals potentially playing 10 sold-out playoff dates that could mean tens of millions of dollars in business for the team, its vendors and the local restaurants, bars, parking garages, souvenir stands, ticket scalpers and snack vendors who benefit from the team’s success.

Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. is escorted into a courtroom for an appearance before 405th District Court Judge Michelle Slaughter regarding his extradition back to Virginia, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Galveston, Texas. Matthew was arrested on a beach in the Texas community of Gilchrist by Galveston County Sheriff's authorities Wednesday night, Sept. 24, 2014. He is charged with abducting missing University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham and is awaiting extradition. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Suspect in UVa student disappearance linked to third crime

- The Washington Times

Authorities in Virginia said Tuesday that evidence in the recent disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham may help solve the 2005 sexual assault of a 26-year-old Fairfax City woman — the third case linked to the suspect, Jesse L. Matthew Jr.

SIMMONS: Build a new D.C. soccer stadium, but they all can’t come?

- The Washington Times

Well, residents of the nation’s capital are about to begin paying for a new soccer stadium for D.C. United, the pro team. Its proposed neighbors have put together a prenup to this public-private marriage that pretty, which predetermined how much residents will have to toss into the public coffers — $100 million, at least. And the city’s denizens won’t get that much in return.

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New Tech Prep charter raises the bar on STEM

- The Washington Times

Donald Hense had a vision — make that two visions. The first fortuitously led to the other. The first occurred several years back, when Mr. Hense discovered there were no D.C. license plates in a Northern Virginia parking lot filled with science and technology experts and other professionals. That sight led to vision No. 2: Build a high-tech school for D.C. kids, and they will come.

Josh Young (seated), as the narrator Che, with a cinema crowd performing the song "Oh What a Circus" in the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical. (Photograph by Richard Termine)

'Evita' comes to Kennedy

Eva Peron, Argentina's champion of the poor and advocate for women's suffrage, continues to fascinate the world more than 60 years after her death.