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Stewart, Colbert rally brings out the best in signmaking

Saturday’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, held on the National Mall in Washington drew an estimated crowd of more than 200,000. The event featured Jon Stewart’s and Stephen Colbert’s routine shtick, as well as a several A-list musical performers ...

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The 71-hour day and other billing practices

There’s alternative billing, as my colleague Danielle Ulman wrote about in Monday’s paper, and then there just might be Glenn C. Lewis’ alleged billing practices. Lewis had days with as many as 71 billable hours, and in a 16-month period ...

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Chinatown businesses use high-pitched beep to drive away teens

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Chinatown businesses want teens to buzz off

When I lived in D.C. nearly a decade ago, Chinatown was not the hub of activity it is today. I’m sure there were bars and restaurants starting to emerge in the area after MCI (now Verizon) Center opened in December ...

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