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Home prices: Everything is relative

I’ve written several posts on this blog about real estate, especially in Montgomery and Howard counties, where many homes are high-ticket items. One of my morning email alerts pointed me to Housing Tracker, a site that estimates the inventory of ...

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All aboard the blogging train

If it seems like you can’t avoid blogs in every shape and size these days, you’re still bound to be flabbergasted by the latest company to take to the blogosphere: Wicanders Cork Oak Flooring. The Portuguese company, which has a ...

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Steer clear of the red streets

I saw a friend last weekend who works for a major educational company in D.C. Luckily for her, the company is in Dupont Circle, in one of the safest (not to mention priciest) neighborhoods of the nation’s capital. This summer, ...

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"I’m more enlightened!" "No, I am!"

Moco Exec Ike Leggett tells WMAL-AM radio that the reason Moco has embraced illegal immigrants (rather than withholding public services) is because of “enlightened leadership.” You can imagine that leaders in Prince William County, Va. — where legislators are “cracking ...

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The end of the world?

For three days in a row now, The Wall Street Journal has run page one stories knocking the props out from under a different pillar of what has passed for Universal Truth in our times. Today, it was “Republicans Grow ...

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Amateurs, pros share the green

Yesterday was the day for the amateurs to play like the pros. Well, to be a bit more accurate: it was the day for the amateurs to play with the pros. The pro-am for the Constellation Energy Seniors Players Championship ...

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