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Latest Key Bridge Items
President Obama, who extolled the value of middle-class construction jobs during nearly five years of recession and recovery, has changed his tune to borderline contempt for the blue-collar jobs needed to build the Keystone oil pipeline.
Arlington police on Sunday were investigating a crash that killed a 21-year-old driver who lost control of his car while driving up to 90 miles per hour across the Key Bridge.
"It's all about swinging together guys, pass that rhythm back," says Olympic rower Sam Stitt into his megaphone as he puts Georgetown's varsity lightweight crew through a late fall workout. "Real clean here, let's make this work."
The best drivers in America live in South Dakota. The worst in Washington, D.C. The most boringly average in Cleveland. Or so, at least, the latest report of accident rates from Allstate Insurance Co. tells us. It's hard to know quite what to make of the news. Since when did we need statistical computation to confirm the obvious?
You think the actual, real-life president of the United States has problems? Ha! They're a walk in Lafayette Park compared with those of the fictional POTUS in Christopher Buckley's latest satirical sendup, "They Eat Puppies, Don't They?"
If you lived in Washington in the 1970s, you may have enjoyed an Italian feast - as well as a feast for the eyes - at the Bella Vista restaurant overlooking the Potomac River in Rosslyn. This penthouse-level restaurant, which closed in 1982, occupied the top of a cooperative community now known as River Place.
About 10 years ago, two pancake breakfasts at Metro 29 Diner — a teal, glass and aluminum comfort-food haven in Arlington — would have set you back about $15. Double that if you're feeding a couple of towering 200-pounders who have just spent the morning rowing from the Key Bridge to Mount Vernon on the Potomac.
District officials, motorists prepare for Key Bridge demonstration; Man arrested in shots fired at White House; Big unions fortify Occupy D.C. camp; Airport authority, Virginia agree on labor pact; Maryland GOP Sen. Pipken: 'War on rural Md. is real'; D.C. leaders couldn't support Issa offer; Gray backs six Wal-Marts for D.C.; Bowie State gets $553K for Steinways disappointing hawkish Comptroller Franchot.
Urging Congress again to pass a portion of his jobs bill, President Obama claimed Wednesday that God is on his side.