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Morning Rundown

by Andrea Swalec — March 12, 2015 at 9:20 am 0

Anacostia River (Photo via Facebook/11th Street Bridge Park)

Remaining Questions on Streetcar Service — WAMU dug into questions on the safety of the H Street streetcar that still need to be answered, including what caused the small fire on Feb. 21 and how employees will be trained. [WAMU]

Ugly Mug Expansion Update — The Barracks Row bar The Ugly Mug has reached an agreement with ANC 6B on its plans to expand and add a retractable roof. After months of community meetings, the board withdrew its previous complaint. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Smoking-at-Home Ban and Homeowners’ Rights — A libertarian scholar weighed in on the court order that bars a 5th Street NE man from smoking in the house. The D.C. Superior Court ruling sets a precedent that could chip away at what people can do in their own homes, Walter Olson said. [Washingtonian]

More Details on New Charter Schools in Rosedale — The former Gibbs Elementary School building on 19th Street NE will have separate entrances for programs that serve at-risk children and adults preparing to attend community college. Building renovations are expected to be complete this year. [Hill Rag]

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