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A.M. Buzz: Perfect weather for eating your veggies

Go now: If you are putting off a visit to the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial along the Tidal Basin, I say don’t delay — the weather is perfect and it’s a sight and site you’ll long remember.

Having spent all yesterday morning on the Mall, the news that a man planned to detonate a huge set of fireworks there (to protest the banking industry) is a bit concerning. That’s not to mention the illegality and illogic of his plan. But at least the weather is perfect. He’s in custody.

Fresh vegetables provided by Bethesda Co-Op is displayed for seniors to take home in June. (Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post)

It’s not in the DNA of those hard-working Metrobuses to last as long as they do. For that longevity, credit a regular rehab, which Metro says keeps the buses running three years longer than normal.

More good news: Tom Jackman’s back, so the State of NoVa blog is up and running again; the next in the Night Lives series is posted; H Street will see streetcars in mid-2013; a suspect in six bank robberies has been charged; and remember Sulaimon Brown and the drama over D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray’s election? We’re going to have some news on that around 9 a.m. You’ll find it at PostLocal.

Patricia Sullivan covers government, politics and other regional issues in Arlington County and Alexandria. She worked in Illinois, Florida, Montana and California before joining the Post in November 2001.


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