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Celebrity Edition: Sheen, Riggleman, Hall, Mei Xiang

Good morning and TGIF.

The Charlie Sheen (and other celebrity) escorts by local police were scrutinized yesterday by the D.C. Council, and while we now know how Sheen got the escort, little else was clarified — except that the head of the special operations division was willing to criticize the chief while she sat right behind him.

The Washington Nationals, on a winning streak, lost their manager Jim Riggleman yesterday in a most dramatic fashion, when he resigned after the upper management was unwilling to discuss his future.

Carla Hall leads the live auction at "Chefs Take a Stand" fundraiser for National Network to End Domestic Violence June 22 at Sequoia Restaurant. (Cynthia Fraser/NNEDV.)

It’s panda-pregnancy watch time: Is Mei Xiang with cub this year? She’s on 24-hour watch at the National Zoo.

Fridays are always big news days, and we expect we’ll have a lot for you on PostLocal throughout the day. See you there.

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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