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Posted at 08:52 PM ET, 02/29/2012

DeEvening Links: A century of cherry blossoms

They’re coming — possibly sooner than anyone wants. (Astrid Riecken - FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)
Tomorrow, the Post’s Michael E. Ruane notes, comes the traditional prediction of cherry blossom season: “But this time is different. [Horticulturist Robert DeFeo]’s prediction will mark the unofficial kickoff of the centennial celebration of the revered cherry blossoms — first planted on the Tidal Basin 100 years ago this month.”

In other news:

The ups and downs of governing D.C.: “You take progress where you can find it.” (Governing)

How Georgetown medical students are helping to fill in the District’s health care gaps (Post)

Watch Metrobus drivers run a bunch of red lights (WJLA-TV)

Adrian Fenty joins another board (College Track)

Did Wal-Mart lead to ANC member’s downfall? (Loose Lips)

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