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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/26/2012

#DMVReads: Gingrich and D.C. statehood; local taxi riders unhappy

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has made the campaign promise of a colony on the moon, but has a record of opposing statehood for the District of Columbia. (BENJAMIN MYERS - REUTERS)
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After a recent speech in Cape Canaveral, it’s fair to say Newt Gingrich supports a potential colony on the moon, but not statehood in the District. (Curbed DC)

Recapping the Washington Wine Academy’s 1K Beer Walk, the beer lovers alternative to a road race. (We Love DC).

Taxi riders have a remarkably lowopinion of the District’s cab service according to a recent survey. (Washington Post)

An oral history looks back on the 1991 Redskins who 20 years ago this week captured their third and most recent Lombardi Trrophy. (Washington Post)

A local sports club’s ad poking fun at celebrity chef Paula Deen stirs controversy. (ARL Now)

By Andy Smith  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/26/2012

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