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U.S. appetite for drugs begets violence migrants are fleeing
Topic - Tom Howell Jr.
We pointed out in a story by Tom Howell Jr. last week that the controversial "drum major" quote inscribed on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial had not been changed despite pledges from the National Park Service six months ago to fix it.
Virginia agencies can ban gay adoption; IRS files tax lien on Barry; Gray prepares city for snowstorms; Metro cracks down on iThefts; Maryland lawmakers meet, make influential spending recommendations; Police mistakenly says Virginia man murdered daughter; D.C. to regulate tattooing and body piercing; Sun: Maryland could play roll in GOP presidential primary.
McDonnell-backed pension-reform plan wouldn't save money; Senate hears rural gripes on PlanMaryland; Maryland sees increase in youth cigar smoking; Week of wrangling in store for D.C. ethics bill; Crucifix-Santa disassembler speaks; India trip garners Md. $60 million in investment; One City-One Hire moves to Phase 2; Gray preps environmental package; Schaefer's trains find a home; Bolling-Cuccinelli: Burgers vs. paintball
Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier anticipates gun violence to escalate as colder weather settles in. That seems to be the first and most logical conclusion to statements she made Tuesday, after a night of violence in every quadrant of the District.
First findings on Gray hirings due Aug. 24; D.C. police commander demoted post-'Sheen-gate'; Conservative Black running again in Virginia; Virgina's Henrico County approves mosque; Warner overlooked for 'supercommittee'; Maryland GOP's Kittleman alone on same-sex marriage; D.C. 'jock tax' languishes on Capitol Hill; Flight to D.C. diverted, minor injuries.
In his March 18 article, "Lawmakers push bill on primary care doctor shortage," Tom Howell Jr. mentions that by 2020 there will be a primary care doctor shortage of about 46,000 doctors.
In "Religious ties split coverage for birth control" (Page A1, Tuesday) Tom Howell Jr. writes, "The Obama administration said contraceptive services can have 'tremendous health benefits' and save costs through fewer unexpected pregnancies ... "