Morning Rundown

by Andrea Swalec January 20, 2015 at 10:00 am 0

1st and N streets NE

Funeral for Metro Smoke Victim — Carol Glover was remembered at Capitol Hill Baptist Church at a service attended yesterday by more than 600 people. “Carol’s death was for a purpose: to make a change,” her mother said. [Washington Post]

New Radio Encryption May Have Hampered Metro Emergency Response — New encryption practices by D.C. Fire and EMS might have stymied communications with Metro while passengers were stuck on a smoke-filled train, sources tell NBC 4. [NBC 4]

More D.C. Residents Need Food Aid — A recent survey says the number of D.C. residents who asked for food assistance rose 56 percent between September 2013 and August 2014. [WAMU]

Community Meetings — Items on ANC meeting agendas in Ward 6 this week include the redevelopment of the 1600 block of Kramer Street NE and the Eastern Branch Boys & Girls Club building. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Snow Possible Tomorrow — The District may see some snow starting tomorrow. Temperatures are expected to be in the 30s. [WJLA 7]


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