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by Andrea Swalec — March 2, 2015 at 9:55 am 0

Uline Arena, Jan. 7, 2015

Parent Carjacked Outside Ludlow-Taylor Elementary — A father was carjacked outside Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School Friday night as he waited for his child to return from a field trip. The dad struggled with the thief and was left with a broken hand and arm. [ABC 7]

Relisha Rudd Prayer Service — On the one-year anniversary of Relisha Rudd’s disappearance, her relatives participated in a Sunday service at Mount Paran Baptist Church. After the service, a group of volunteers distributed care packages at D.C. General. [Washington Post]

Streetcar Expansion Plans May Be Killed — Mayor Muriel Bowser is considering abandoning plans for eight miles of streetcar lines in the District. The administration will get the H Street line up and running and take it from there, a spokesman for the mayor said. [WAMU]

Pot Expo Near the National Mall — The District’s first cannabis convention took place this weekend at the Holiday Inn on C Street SW. Prospective members of the “cannabusiness” community picked up tips on business plans and marketing. [Washington Times]

Community Meetings — Items on ANC agendas this week include the planned expansion and roof deck at the Barracks Row bar The Ugly Mug and the “old school corner grocery” set to open on 3rd Street NE. [Capitol Hill Corner]

New Fire Chief to Be Named — Bowser will announce today that former Seattle fire chief Gregory Dean has been selected to run the D.C. Fire and EMS Department. [NBC Washington]

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