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Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 03/14/2012

DeEvening Links: Just slow down


Speeding cams, MoCo-style. (Jahi Chikwendiu - THE WASHINGTON POST)
Dr. Gridlock recently fielded a question from an aggrieved driver, upset that he received a $125 speeding ticket for doing 36 in a 25 mph zone on a three-lane stretch of Independence Avenue SE near RFK Stadium. The good doctor’s response is a model of nuance and reason, weighing the desires of drivers and the neighborhoods they drive through — recommended reading. Incidentally, this driver recently received his first speeding camera ticket, for $125, and while not pleased about it, he will now be driving more carefully down the 100 block of Florida Avenue NW in the future.

In other news:

Mary Cheh wants to limit money order contributions to political candidates (D.C. Wire, WaTimes)

Battling family homelessness means more affordable housing investment, not more hotel rooms (DCFPI)

City psychiatrists say Albrecht Muth remains unfit to stand trial, will remain at St. Elizabeths (Crime Scene, WTOP)

The Wisconsin Avenue Giant is finally closing for demolition (Capital Business)

All about D.C.’s vanity plates (DCist)

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