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by Jared Holt July 6, 2015 at 10:30 am 0

July Fourth National Parade

July 4 Barracks Row Parade — Blogger Larry Janezich braved the rain Saturday to capture scenes from this year’s Independence Day parade on 8th Street SE. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Remembering Roberta Weiner — A memorial service for longtime community news reporter Roberta Weiner will be held tonight at 6 p.m. at the Hill Center (921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE). [Hill Rag]

The Bard Barters — Shakespeare Theater Co. and development partner Erkiletian announced modifications to plans for the group’s new space in Southwest. Residents around the site at 6th and I streets SW said they felt the building is “out of place” in the neighborhood. [SWTLQTC]

The Washington . . . Rebels?  — While owners of Washington’s football team are fighting a battle in federal court to trademark their name, business students at Virginia Commonwealth University are brainstorming non-offensive mascots. They’ve suggested “The Rebels,” which the students’ professor said was inspired by the rebellion that spawned the United States.  [WAMU]

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