Morning Rundown

by Andrea Swalec January 5, 2015 at 9:05 am 0

Capitol Power Plant

Streetcar Crashes Into Car on H Street — A streetcar on a test run crashed into a car on Saturday afternoon. D.C. police are investigating the cause of the crash at 6th and H streets NE. No one was hurt. [NBC Washington]

The Future of D.C. General — Locals hope Mayor Muriel Bowser and new D.C. Council members can close the homeless shelter at D.C. General and improve the District’s response to homelessness. [Hill Rag]

A Swimmable Anacostia River? — A coalition of government officials, corporations and nonprofits are working to reverse the pollution of the Anacostia River. One advocate thinks the waterway can be clean enough to swim in within 10 years. [Washington Post]

Community Meetings — ANC meetings set to be held this week will cover weekend parking near Eastern Market and a petition to widen part of Water Street SE. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Muriel Bowser on ‘Meet the Press’ — On her Sunday appearance on “Meet the Press,” Mayor Muriel Bowser said she’ll push for statehood and defend voters’ choice to legalize marijuana. [WTOP]


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