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Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 03/01/2012

DeMorning Links: Happy parking bondage day


More of these might be in your future. (Amanda Voisard - The Washington Post)
The Department of Public Works Thursday restarts residential street sweeping for the year — meaning, dear reader, that you must once again mind the weekly parking restrictions that exist on many city blocks. Enforcement, however, doesn’t begin until March 12. A reminder from DPW: Some routes have changed since last year, so read those signs carefully.

In other news:

Jack Evans is not going anywhere (Post)

Pushing back on suggestions of DCPS testing malfeasance (Post editorial)

Bill to relax gun ownership restrictions moves to full D.C. Council vote (Post, DCist, WaTimes, WRC-TV)

Cathy Lanier’s response to ACLU concerns use of tracking technology: Trust us (WAMU-FM, WaTimes)

Remember what happened last time Marion Barry went to the Democratic National Convention? (G’town Dish)

Justice Department is involved in handling complaints about how D.C. police are handling transgender crime (WAMU-FM)

Could Jim Graham have done more to prevent Keely Thompson’s thievery? (Loose Lips)

With turnaround plan, IDEA charter school dodges closure (D.C. Schools Insider)

“Can D.C. handle gifted education?” (Class Struggle)

D.C.’s black unemployment rate is nearly double the citywide average (City Desk)

Better data needed to coordinate job training efforts (WAMU-FM)

DDOT is fighting with road contractors over payments for change orders (WRC-TV)

Muriel Bowser’s cell phone bills now an issue in her council race (D.C. Wire)

Are Occupy protesters “finally getting their groove back”? (Examiner)

Victims and suspects in South Capitol Street tragedy were childhood friends (WJLA-TV)

Can this man build a better Ben’s Chili Bowl? (Young & Hungry)

Your Abe Pollin City Title basketball game is set for the rather late date of March 20 (Post)

House passes special elections bill on voice vote (Roll Call)

Deborah Simmons mentions Kevin B. Chavous’s education plan, doesn’t mention other things (WaTimes)

D.C. artist denied communion at Gaithersburg parish (Post)

DDOT says Parkmobile malfunctions are “not a widespread problem”; ticketed drivers bed to differ (Post)

Ward 7 talks transportation (GGW)

What the experts say about concentrated social services and economic development (DCentric)

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