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by Jared Holt July 2, 2015 at 9:45 am 0

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A New Challenger Approaches — Former president Calvin Coolidge will be joining over-sized depictions of George Washington and Theodore Roosevelt as the Washington Nationals’ newest Racing President. His character is expected to make his first fourth-inning dash tomorrow. [WTOP]

Ben’s H Street Opener — Ben’s Chili Bowl’s new location on H Street NE are planning an ambitious rollout when they open on July 8th. Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Rep. Eleanor Holmes-Norton and the Chuck Brown Band will be in attendance.
[Hill Now]

Safe July 4th Transport — The nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program will offer free cab rides from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. on the night of July 4th. The group hopes to curb drunk driving. [Capital Community News]

Council Gets Closer Goal — Recent legislation leaves only two more acres, currently owned the real-estate developer Akridge, that need to be secured before construction of the new D.C. United stadium can start. The city needs to acquire the land, either through sale or eminent domain, before Sept. 30. [WTOP]

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