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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Jeffrey Thompson raids add intrigue to local elections; eBay full of unique D.C.-themed items

Donations to D.C. Council member Vincent Orange’s campaign by Jeffrey Thompson have become an issue in his re-election effort. (Sarah L. Voisin - THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Every Friday afternoon in our #DMVReads picks, we highlight five of the best stories from the local blogosphere. If you have a local blog post you’d like to be considered, submit the link here.

Here are the top blog posts from the past week:

— The Georgetown Dish wonders what effect the F.B.I. and I.R.S. raids on the home and offices of local political player Jeffrey Thompson might have on the elections this spring.

— ScoutMob D.C. discovers that eBay is overflowing with D.C-related items for sale, including even the Capital City Diner.

— Hogs Haven believes that whatever option the Redskins pursue at quarterback this offseason will define Mike Shanahan’s tenure as head coach.

— Drink D.C. speculates on what the drink menu at Mike Isabella’s upcoming restaurant, Kapnos, might look like.

— A Little Nudge has five tips for picking the right photos for an online dating profile. It’s good advice, even if D.C. is home to the happiest single ladies in the country.

By Andy Smith  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/09/2012

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