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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (center), flanked by Police Chief Cathy Lanier (left) and ATF Special Agent in Charge Charlie Smith, pledged that investigators would find the person responsible for this "act of evil." Daron Dylon Wint, 34, was named as the prime suspect in the May 14 quadruple homicide. (Associated Press)

Suspect in family slaying sought in N.Y.

- The Washington Times

The man suspected of killing wealthy D.C. businessman Savvas Savopoulos, his wife, their young son and the family’s housekeeper previously worked for the man’s company and is thought to have fled to Brooklyn, police officials announced Thursday.

D.C.  Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier downplayed a recent ruling striking down part of the city's concealed carry gun law, saying she had seen few applications. (Associated Press)

D.C. police chief downplays ruling on concealed carry law

- The Washington Times

Citing the low number of concealed carry permit applications the District has received, D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier on Tuesday downplayed the effects of a federal court ruling that strikes down the city’s requirement gun owners demonstrate a “good reason” in order to receive the permits.

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Pepco-Exelon merger approved by Md. commission

- The Washington Times

The Maryland Public Service Commission on Friday approved a $6.8 billion merger between Pepco and Exelon, pushing Chicago-based Exelon Corp. a step closer to becoming one of the nation's largest utility companies.

Scott Bradlee and Postmodern Jukebox are embarking on their first-ever U.S. tour, including a stop at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland, Sunday. (Post Modern Jukebox)

Scott Bradlee and Postmodern Jukebox hit D.C.

With over 200 million YouTube views (you read that right) to their credit, the retro jazzy collective known as Postmodern Jukebox are genuine Internet music stars. Their unique covers of modern hits by everyone from Lady Gaga to Lorde and Meghan Trainor done in a retro swing big band style are all the rage.

In this June 27, 2014, file photo, people march during the 10th annual Trans Day of Action in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Fairfax County moves ahead to add 'gender identity' to curricula

- The Washington Times

Less than a week after the Fairfax County Public School board voted to include gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy, the school district's Family Life Education (FLE) Committee is moving to add gender identity to its curriculum for grades 7-12, despite reassurances from the school board that the vote would not affect day-to-day school operations.

File - In this April 2, 2014 photo, a Pre-K student works papier mache at the South Education Center, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

D.C. tops best states for preschool access

- Deseret News

The National Institute for Early Education Research released a report this week called "The State of Preschool," which broke down how much financial support and access each state has for preschool education.

The discredited Rolling Stone story about a rape at the University of Virginia's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house has done little to slow the push for tougher disciplinary measures to combat what activists call the "rape culture on campus." (Associated Press)

1st lawsuit filed over retracted Rolling Stone rape piece

- Associated Press

A retracted Rolling Stone magazine article that portrayed the University of Virginia as more concerned about its reputation than a student's tale of a gang rape has prompted the first of two expected lawsuits.