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However, a National Zoo researcher who has written about the deleterious effects of cats who hunt migratory birds was arrested and charged with attempted animal cruelty, accused of poisoning feral cats in her Columbia Heights neighborhood.
Local residents are expected to shrug off the high gasoline prices this coming holiday weekend, AAA says. Its survey shows a slight increase in the number of area residents who plan to drive 50 miles or more this weekend. Traffic’s going to be bad, so we suggest you leave now.
If you’re headed south for a long weekend, Dr. Gridlock has some good driving advice for you.
Memorial Day traditionally marks the beginning of summer, and the Capital Weather Gang says this summer doesn’t look as hot as the 2010 version. However, the D.C. region will undoubtedly be hot, humid (you can call it sultry, if you are an optimist) and full of tree-limb-shredding thunderstorms.
The Old Dominion’s GOP House members think they’ve scraped up a half-million over two days at their retreat -- about the same as last year.