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Posted at 08:09 PM ET, 05/23/2012

DeEvening Links: The burn thickens

Nothing like a good old-fashioned “file burn.” (D.C. Police Union/D.C. Firefighters Association)
New questions emerge about the apparent burning of city personnel records last Friday: City Paper and the AP have an e-mail sent by a police official to various people in the department’s recruiting division — including an assistant chief — reminding them that “the file burn will be tomorrow morning at 1000 hours.” The police department announced today its internal affairs unit is investigating; the fire and police unions have asked the independent inspector general to probe the matter.

In other news:

Protesters organized by D.C. Vote tried to take their neighborhood gripes to House abortion bill’s sponsor — but his office was closed (D.C. Wire, Politico)

Three of four planned medical marijuana dispensaries get ANCs’ thumbs-up (DCist)

Save the boundary stones (GGW)

Sulaimon Brown speaks: “Mayor Gray should resign immediately if not sooner” (D.C. Wire)

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