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Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 07/03/2012

DeEvening Links: Happy Fourth of July

The Palisades Parade kicks off at MacArthur Boulevard and Whitehaven Parkway NW at 11 a.m. (SUSAN BIDDLE - FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)
It’s been a tough few days. The power’s still out in a lot of places, and folks across the region are modifying their Fourth of July plans accordingly. But rest assured: The Palisades Parade is full steam ahead — and pun somewhat intended, as it’ll likely be in the mid 90s by the time the last marchers come off MacArthur Avenue. It’s gonna be so awesome, I’ll be needing a couple of days off — see you Monday.

In other news:

D.C. Council starts laying into Pepco (WAMU-FM, DCist, Examiner)

Rest assured: Pepco’s lawyers are hard at work, too (Legal Times)

Driver is found guilty of assaulting cyclist (Crime Scene)

D.C. Republicans add marriage equality to platform (WRC-TV)

At last, City Paper has a new owner (City Desk)

Jeffrey Thompson’s selling more than his house and his company (Loose Lips)

There’s a Save the Corcoran Coalition, and it wants your signature (Arts Desk)

Charter board is looking to allow experienced operators to open D.C. schools fast (D.C. Schools Insider)

Meet the vendor the National Park Service’s stodginess (Housing Complex)

“One thing is clear; unless the PSC starts pushing Pepco hard, wires won’t go underground.” (GGW)

Transgender woman is suing police and U.S. Marshals for being jailed with men (Blade)

Former council candidate Josh Lopez is latest to swear Adrian Fenty isn’t running again (Informer)

If Eleanor Holmes Norton were actually a representative, she’d be one of the 11 best representatives for gay rights (ThinkProgress)

Huh, Radius Pizza was still open until recently? (PoP)

My, the Stadium Club is popular among rappers! (Arts Desk)

This means absolutely nothing to me whatsoever. But the illustration’s pretty sweet. (Arts Desk)

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