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Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Firehouses hit a renovation snag; Maryland Lottery looks to online sales

Firefighter David Pylar cleans a truck. The Mayor’s Agent for Historic Preservation will now have to grant approval for some District firehouses to renovate. (Carol Guzy - THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Some District firehouses in need of renovation, including one in the Palisades, now must have their plans approved by the Mayor’s Agent for Historic Preservation . (Georgetown Dish)

The Maryland State Lottery Agency projects a boon in popularity and sales once tickets become available online sometime in the next 12 months. (Maryland Reporter)

In an effort to bolster their dairy industry, Russian farmers are importing Virginia Holstein bulls . (The Washington Post)

On National Signing Day, keep up to date with all the high school seniors who are committing to play football at the University of Maryland. (Testudo Times)

Eleven55 Ripley, a new residential complex that just broke ground, raises the bar on urban design in downtown Silver Spring. (Just up the Pike)

By Andy Smith  |  12:09 PM ET, 02/01/2012

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