The biggest local news items of the day (so far):
A peek inside news radio Who is behind the fire hose of information that WTOP connects to commuters’ dashboards each morning?
D.C. middle school principal ousted after altercation with student A D.C. middle school principal accused of punching a 12-year-old girl in the face has been removed, a school district official said Friday.
Bear in the woods? Just another tourist The annual sighting of black bears has begun in Fairfax, where humans spotted Ursus americanus.
Metro manager discusses Metro’s improvement plans (video) Richard Sarles, Metro general manager, shares plans to isolate rail shutdowns and to improve predictability of service on the weekends.
Jesse Jackson weighs in on D.C. gasoline bill Celebrity activist Jesse Jackson wrote to D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown last week on behalf of Eyob “Joe” Mamo, the gas-station magnate who has come under investigation during the recent spike in fuel prices.