Morning Rundown

by Andrea Swalec January 8, 2015 at 9:40 am 0

1st and N streets NE

Which Hazardous Materials Travel the CSX Line — Hazardous materials transported on the Virginia Avenue SE CSX line include molten sulfur and ammonium nitrate, NBC Washington reports. In the event of an accident, the mile-wide evacuation zone would include the Washington Monument, Navy Yard and Anacostia. Federal rules allow the transports. [NBC Washington]

Streetcar Hits Another Car — The streetcar and a car collided for the second time in a week. The crash was reported about 8:30 p.m. last night (Wednesday). [NBC Washington]

Auto Repair Shop May Become Townhouses — A developer is proposing to turn the old auto repair shop and warehouse at 1311 E St. NE into 45 units of housing, including townhomes and lofts. [Urban Turf]

Vigil at the Newseum for Charlie Hebdo Victims — Despite the bitter cold, about 400 people attended a vigil last night for the 12 people fatally shot at the offices of Paris newspaper Charlie Hebdo. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde attended. [Washington Post]


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