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In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh delivers an address during her inauguration ceremony inside the War Memorial Building in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Catherine Pugh must relinquish her position

- The Washington Times

When men and women wearing jackets identifying themselves as agents of the FBI or IRS or police or sheriff, your best defense is to read whatever court documents they proffer, open your door and grant them access.

Federal Bureau of Investigation and Internal Revenue Service agents enter City Hall in Baltimore, MD., on Thursday, April 25, 2019. FBI, IRS launched raids connected to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. (Ian Duncan/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Baltimore mayor whereabouts unknown as FBI, IRS raid her office, home

- The Washington Times

Thursday was a red-letter day for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh. Federal agents raided her homes and offices, Maryland's governor called for her resignation "for the good of the city" and speculation swirled about her whereabouts, as she presumably is still recovering from a bout of pneumonia.

The Washington Capitals ranked ninth in attendance in the regular season. As of Tuesday, more than 2,300 tickets for Wednesday's Game 7 of the first-round playoff series were available on the secondary market. (Associated Press)

Capitals fans flood ticket market for final game of Hurricanes series

- The Washington Times

A surprising number of local fans -- some superstitious, others skeptical and some just confident the Capitals will advance without them there to watch -- are making other plans for Wednesday night, when the Stanley Cup champions take the ice at Capital One Arena with their playoff life on the line against the Carolina Hurricanes.

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser pauses during a news conference at One Judiciary Square in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

Bolster school choice

- The Washington Times

You don't have to be a top chef to know that, like oil and water, President Trump and left-of-center Democrats don't go well together — and that sensitive palates find the taste of anchovies yucky.