Ward 5 resident Zachary Sims, outside the U.S. District Courthouse on Friday where former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. pleaded guilty to tax fraud and stealing city funds (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)
Executive chef Daniel Bortnick, searing a piece of salmon for a dish in his kitchen at Firefly, represents a growing trend of chefs at restaurants that have brought new eating options to the District and prospered amid the nation's weak economy.(Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)
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Scott Andrews confers on the phone Monday as he prepares remote cameras to record the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. He has dozens of cameras set up at every conceivable angle.