Controversy stirs over Fairfax workers’ pay. A D.C. neighborhood has an odd sign of progress: a bad smell. And Mike Flanagans friends were shocked by his death. These are the morning headlines from around the region.


Residents question Fairfax workers’ pay, pensions


D.C. police to encrypt radio communications

Street signs honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. unveiled


D.C. neighborhood stinks in the name of progress

Baltimore Sun

Friends who saw Flanagan’s pain still shocked by suicide

Tech firms top list of Md.’s fastest growing companies