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Morning Rundown

by Andrea Swalec — February 5, 2015 at 9:55 am 0

Building under construction in Navy Yard

New Account of Metro Smoke Incident — A federal employee says he saw three Metro Transit Police officers investigate smoke in the L’Enfant Plaza station tunnel on Jan. 12 before the arrival of the train that trapped passengers, killing one woman. “When the smoke was known to exist, was it communicated to someone?” the witness asked. [Washington Times]

Whole Food Construction Update — Construction is advancing at the site of the future Whole Foods Market at 800 New Jersey Ave. SE, between the Capitol South and Navy Yard Metro stations. [JDLand]

Cafe Cafe Update — There is now a members’ club for the cafe with cats that will open in the District. The entrepreneur opening the spot where pet-lovers can drink coffee and pet cats previously said its location may be on H Street NE. [Eater]

More Performances of August Wilson Play — Arena Stage has added additional performances of the play “King Hedley II,” the ninth installment of August Wilson’s 10-part series on 20th century African-American life. [Southwest … The Little Quadrant That Could]

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