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Infuriated D.C. bikers and drivers, can’t we just get along?

Members of the bicycling community protest. (Yue Wu/The Post)

Everyone in the city’s great biker/driver clash is right. And everyone is wrong.

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John. A. Hamilton, ‘Watch on Washington’ producer, dies

John. A. Hamilton, ‘Watch on Washington’ producer, dies

The veteran journalist’s show won an Emmy and was telecast on PBS stations around the country.

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Local digest

Seeking out the Polish traces in Baltimore

Seeking out the Polish traces in Baltimore

Baltimore’s Little Poland used to be a lot bigger, but it hasn’t disappeared yet, if you know where to look.

Gansler scheduled to join Brown at Democratic unity event

Gansler scheduled to join Brown at Democratic unity event

The event will mark the first time the two rivals for governor have appeared together publicly since the primary.

Customers, friends mourn shop owner killed in robbery

Customers, friends mourn shop owner killed in robbery

James Oh, 76, was hit in the head even after he agreed to give two robbers $3,000, D.C. police said.

No charges for officers who shot woman in Capitol chase

No charges for officers who shot woman in Capitol chase

Prosecutors say the pair were justified in shooting a woman who led them on a high-speed pursuit.

Pr. George’s council race headed to a recount

Del. Doyle Niemann petitioned the Pr. George’s Board of Elections to recount about provisional ballots.

Celebrate first moon landing by launching model rockets

Celebrate first moon landing by launching model rockets

What better way to pay tribute to the first moonwalk than by building and launching your own rocket?

Cyclists don’t like it when you call them terrorists

Cyclists don’t like it when you call them terrorists

Bicyclists stage peaceful protest at Washington Post over Courtland Milloy column.

UMUC weighs restructuring amid enrollment decline

UMUC weighs restructuring amid enrollment decline

University of Maryland University College officials want to compete with private online schools.

Pockets of heavy rain, flood risk this evening; drying out Friday

Pockets of heavy rain, flood risk this evening; drying out Friday

A stalled, fading front is serving as a focus for the development of storms this evening, a few of which may be intense.

Police arrest man in connection with fatal stabbing

Police arrest man in connection with fatal stabbing

Prince William County authorities said the stabbing stemmed from a dispute between three men.

Everyone has Something Important to say about Courtland Milloy’s column on D.C. bikers

Everyone has Something Important to say about Courtland Milloy’s column on D.C. bikers

Few things are liable to get as much attention in the District blogosphere as the biker-vs.-driver debate, which inevitably features somebody being called a terrorist. Relive the whole mess.

Neoguri spawns devastating flooding and landslides in Japan

Neoguri spawns devastating flooding and landslides in Japan

Tropical Storm Neoguri has brought torrential rain to Japan, creating a dangerous combination of flooding and landslides.

Rail problem at Smithsonian causes delays, single-tracking

Orange and Blue Line trains are single-tracking between Smithsonian and Federal Center SW. Riders should expect delays.

Md. elections board dismisses complaint against Hogan

Md. elections board dismisses complaint against Hogan

An investigation found that Change Maryland aided the GOP nominee in preparing for a run for governor.

Manassas City police say they will not serve search warrant in teen ‘sexting’ case

Police decide against taking explicit photos of 17-year-old male who allegedly sent video to 15-year-old girlfriend.

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Civil War traces, 150 years later

Civil War traces, 150 years later

From Federal Triangle to a Chinatown restaurant, here are four surprising D.C. Civil War landmarks.

At Girls Rock! camp, guitars and Girl Power reign

At Girls Rock! camp, guitars and Girl Power reign

Summer camp puts the tools for music, and self-confidence, into the hands of area children.

8 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of July 11-13

8 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of July 11-13

Cheer on the Washington Kastles and catch the World Cup final on the big screen.

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Infuriated D.C. bikers and drivers, can’t we just get along?

Infuriated D.C. bikers and drivers, can’t we just get along?

Everyone in the city’s great biker/driver clash is right. And everyone is wrong.

Winter 2014-15: A way too early look at a cold and snowy possibility

Winter 2014-15:  A way too early look at a cold and snowy possibility

There are some preliminary signals that next winter could be on the cold and snowy side in D.C., again.

Montgomery announces school technology initiative

Montgomery announces school technology initiative

Montgomery County schools officials want students in grades 3, 5 and 6 to receive Chromebook laptops.

Police investigate fatal hit-and-run in Silver Spring

Authorities believe a Jeep hit another car, causing it to hit two others. The driver of the car died Thursday.

Supermoons are on the rise again

Supermoons are on the rise again

Supermoons are aflurry again as the first of three in 2014 is scheduled to rise on Saturday.

Wayne Curry’s final interview and lasting legacy

Wayne Curry’s final interview and lasting legacy

The former Prince George’s County executive was weakened by cancer but proud of his accomplishments.

Executive says there are lessons in his harrowing Uber experience

Executive says there are lessons in his harrowing Uber experience

New York executive Ryan Simonetti says he hopes the company will learn from his experience.

Giving back, and getting so much in return

Giving back, and getting so much in return

The local nonprofit group Women Giving Back serves homeless women and children in Northern Virginia.

Thousands gather for funeral of Pr. George’s exec

Thousands gather for funeral of Pr. George’s exec

Mourners gather at First Baptist Church of Glenarden for former Pr. George’s leader Wayne K. Curry.

Groups endorse picks for Montgomery planning chairman

Hopefuls are Casey Anderson, Rose Krasnow, Norman Dreyfuss, Meredith Wellington and Mike Knapp.

 

Manassas City police say they will not serve search warrant in teen ‘sexting’ case

Police decide against taking explicit photos of 17-year-old male who allegedly sent video to 15-year-old girlfriend.

The FBI goes north?

Could the Walter Reed campus host the FBI? The feds appears to be exploring the possibility.

Cyclists don’t like it when you call them terrorists

Bicyclists stage peaceful protest at Washington Post over Courtland Milloy column.

Everyone has Something Important to say about Courtland Milloy’s column on D.C. bikers

Few things are liable to get as much attention in the District blogosphere as the biker-vs.-driver debate, which inevitably features somebody being called a terrorist. Relive the whole mess.

House, Senate committees approve transportation funding patches

If passed by the full Congress, it would keep state transportation projects afloat until May 31, 2015.

Rail problem at Smithsonian causes delays, single-tracking

Orange and Blue Line trains are single-tracking between Smithsonian and Federal Center SW. Riders should expect delays.

Executive says there are lessons in his harrowing Uber experience

New York executive Ryan Simonetti says he hopes the company will learn from his experience.

Motorists beware: Sinkhole continues to close lane of 14th Street NW

D.C. police said the northbound center lane between Constitution and Pennsylvania avenues remained closed Thursday.

Two contenders remain for site of Potomac Yard Metro station

One site puts the station closer to residential neighborhoods; the other is closer to retail and mixed-use development.

Man visiting D.C. says Uber driver took him on wild ride

CEO says he was “kidnapped” by an Uber driver and taken on a “high-speed chase.

When drivers, cyclists and walkers can’t get along

When travelers battle each other, they can’t win for everybody.

Do we take rude drivers in stride? And should we?

It’s tough to measure what’s behind bad behavior on the road. But we can measure our own reactions.

Fairfax outlines bus plan for Silver Line opening day

The Fairfax Connector will provide special shuttle services.

It’s time to tone down the tirades against bicyclists

They launch tirades against “lawless” cyclists in a world where 1.2 million people die, 93 % from “driver error.”

E-ZPass agencies warn of phishing scam

E-mail asks recipient to click on link to toll bill. Don’t do it.

Local Columns

John Kelly

John Kelly

What’s the connection between some motherless ducklings and Moss Hollow’s nature study?

Petula Dvorak

Petula Dvorak

Everyone in the city’s great biker/driver clash is right. And everyone is wrong.

Robert McCartney

Robert McCartney

How do they do it? Blind golfers play better than I do and use their skill to raise money, awareness for charity.

Courtland Milloy

Courtland Milloy

You’ve got to hand to them: The biker gang has a lot of nerve.

Photo Galleries

Saying goodbye to a Prince George’s leader

Mourners pay their respects to Wayne K. Curry, a former Prince George’s County executive

Stolen grave markers returned

Volunteers canvassed the grounds of Congressional Cemetery to match up stolen memorial items to their original monuments.

He grew up never knowing his mother

The day Tyshon Williams was born was the same day that his mother died. Now 19, he is graduating from high school.

Celebrating the Fourth of July

Washington is full of red, white and blue as Americans celebrate Independence Day.

Protesters halt buses carrying undocumented migrants

Demonstrators picket against the arrival of undocumented migrants in Southern California

Life of Wayne K. Curry, former Prince George’s county executive

Mr. Curry, a real estate and corporate lawyer, was one of the country’s first black popularly elected county leaders. He died at 63.

Where school starts in July: Plebes arrive at the U.S. Naval Academy

Haircuts and medical check-ups start the year for students in the class of 2018. Then it’s goodbye to their parents until August.

With transplanted arms and Army grit, a quadruple amputee soldiers on

Army veteran says he feels as if he has gotten a second chance.

Our Washington

From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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