In about 24 hours, big-time boxing will return to the District when hometown hero Lamont Peterson tries to take all the super lightweight belts away from Amir Khan at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Why doesn’t this happen more often in D.C.? The Post’s Gene Wang explains: “The District is at a significant disadvantage in that regard when matched against Las Vegas or Atlantic City, the world’s top fight destinations that have revenue guarantees for promoters.” Click and read why.
In other news:
DCPS educates “Sad Sack, Sorry Sue and Sister Snap-at-You” (D.C. Schools Insider)
Jack Evans publicly calls on Harry Thomas to take a leave of absence: “Having an indicted member, or mayor, would certainly be a spectacle we can’t afford at this time.” (WTOP)
Postal Service updates D.C. closures list (WBJ)
District residents enjoy an above-average elections web site! (Pew Center on the States)
”Some of Our Best Cars Are Gay” (WUSA-TV)