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Posted at 09:36 PM ET, 03/19/2012

DeEvening Links: Let’s get chlorinated


Cool pic, huh? (BAZUKI MUHAMMAD - REUTERS)
It’s that time of year, again, folks — when your shower starts smelling like a swimming pool. Via D.C. Water: “From March 26 through May 7, 2012, the disinfectant in drinking water will temporarily switch from chloramine to chlorine. ... During this time, individuals may notice a change in the taste and smell of their drinking water. Local water authorities recommend running the cold water tap for approximately two minutes and refrigerating cold tap water for a few hours to reduce taste and odor.” Me, I kind of like the smell. So sue me.

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Alleged Barry Farm drug dealer tweets from D.C. jail (Post, Crime Scene)

Eric Holder’s 17-year-old idea to quell violence on D.C. streets is now Republican campaign fodder (Fox News)

Occupy protesters sue, say police shouldn’t have stopped them from pitching tents on sidewalk (Legal Times)

Hizzoner gets some cabinetorial props (@RayLaHood, USDOT)

Fat Trel: Hip-hop’s latest Great D.C. Hope (Post)

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