Here’s our roundup of stories to read before your evening commute:
• Student ‘caught up’ in Egypt protests. Derrik Sweeney’s father says the Georgetown student is being held at a courthouse in Cairo. Sweeney was one of three Americans whose detainment was broadcast on state television in Egypt. Egyptian authorities say the men were allegedly throwing molotov cocktails at police.
• They’re here. The Occupy Wall Street demonstrators who marched from Manhattan to the White House as part of the “Occupy the Highway” movement completed their trek Tuesday. A separate group of protesters from Richmond also arrived in Alexandria.
• Wal-Mart agrees to fund job training, open hiring centers in deal with D.C. Wal-Mart officials and the District government say they have signed a community benefits agreement.Read the full text here.
Follow along on Faceboo k:
Click the “like” button below to like PostLocal on Facebook.