Many D.C. bars and restaurants have special events planned for St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday. (Jahi Chikwendiu/WASHINGTON POST)

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A comprehensive guide to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Capitol Hill this Saturday. (The Hill is Home)

The Maryland Senate passed a controversial bill banning smoking in any vehicle with a passenger younger than 8. (Maryland Reporter)

A Loudoun County couple is facing fines of $3,000 for their kids' repeated school tardies. (Washington Post)

It seems a lot of the sports media is doubting Georgetown’s ability to beat Belmont in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament Friday. (Casual Hoya)

Montgomery County should be doing everything it can to court young professionals looking to buy a home. (Just up the Pike)