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Posted at 06:59 AM ET, 08/26/2011

DeHiatus Links: Batten down the hatches

Need some work done on the peepers. (Bill O'Leary - WASHINGTON POST)
Well, folks, the storm’s a-coming, and I am abandoning you. Unless Irene intervenes, I’m scheduled to undergo an eye procedure next week which will put me out of commission until after Labor Day. Till then, savor today’s not-a-column — should D.C. revisit term limits? — and stay with Capital Weather Gang and Post Local all weekend for total Irene coverage.

In other news:

D.C. cop alleged to have watched boyfriend kill man, do nothing (WTTG-TV)

Your police scanner is about to stop working (WAMU-FM)

The Friendship Collegiate Academy’s football team is something fierce — and will be on ESPN (Loose Lips)

Farragut North station repairs won’t done for a while (Post)

”[W]e can’t count on Metrorail for an emergency.” (GGW)

Hilton Burton fights “official reprimand” over Charlie Sheen escort (WTOP)

Apropos of nothing, a jeremiad against the bag tax (Blade)

Sulaimon Brown stands accused of squatting (Loose Lips)

Peter Rosenstein and Martin Luther King, together in 1963 (Blade)

Is it legal for Jack Evans and staff to reimburse their parking tickets from constituent service funds? (GGW)

Allen Sessoms’ letter to incoming UDC students (UDC)

Is Zipcar’s LivingSocial deal proof they’re scared of competition? No. (DCist)

Viola Drath’s humanistic legacy (Arts Desk)

Why did it take so long to build a new Woodson? (D.C. Schools Insider)

Much needed support for the Capital Area Food Bank (Post editorial)

The cycle of urban investment continues apace (Examiner)

Shocker: American Federation of Teachers is connected to anti-Michelle Rhee site (Politico)

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