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Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Marion Barry apologizes for racist remarks; ditching the ‘ugly’ bars on H Street; Occupy D.C. camps join forces (A.M. Buzz)

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D.C. Councilman Marion Barry. (Linda Davidson - THE WASHINGTON POST)
Marion Barry apologizes for remarks on Asians’ “dirty shops.” The D.C. Council member caused an uproar by criticizing Asian owners of businesses in Ward 8.

An H Street without roll-down security gates. Neighborhood business leader is pushing to ditch the ugly bars and give stores a look that’s not so grating.

D.C.’s two Occupy camps consider merger. Members of the movement's two protest camps have tentatively agreed to join forces.

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