Angela Napili of D.C. had one goal on her way to work on Jan. 22: to capture the juxtaposition of the snow and ice with the blue sky behind the Capitol’s dome. The birds that disrupted the serene scene made the photo even better, she says. (Angela Napili /For Express)


Newspaper Publisher Likes To Drag Race Around Town

Prince George’s County police issued refunds last month for nearly 1,500 speed-camera tickets, each $40, because the camera’s location had not been advertised in a local newspaper as required by law, The Associated Press reported. The camera went up in November 2012. Officers say an ad was submitted, but the location was somehow removed before press time.


“He was being a teenager. He was taking a selfie. Hashtag ‘youredumb.’ ”

— A Capitol Hill woman whose iPhone was stolen last month describes one of her attackers to WJLA. The teen used her phone to take a selfie, which automatically uploaded to the victim’s icloud account. The guy in the photo turned himself in after it went public.


Be Cool: This Kid Will Likely Invent the Next Facebook

A Maryland student tried to make his own snow day last month when he altered his Twitter feed to resemble that of Anne Arundel County Public Schools and announced the system would close the next day, Edgewater Path reported. The tweet earned nearly 200 retweets. Although the schools closed anyway, “We didn’t think it was funny,” an AACPS spokesman said.


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