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Stuff You Might Have Missed (But Shouldn’t Have)

by Borderstan.com May 4, 2010 at 2:00 pm 0

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Saturday on Pennsylvania Avenue NW: There were protests in front of The White House against the recently passed Arizona law regarding illegal immigrants. (Luis Gomez Photos)

Arrest made in Brian Betts murder case. Two men have been arrested and one more is in custody in the slaying of Shaw Middle School Principal Brian Betts. In addition, the mother of one of the suspects has been arrested for using Betts’ credit cards after his death. Betts was found murdered in his Silver Spring home on April 15. The Washington Post has details.

Colbert King column on Candidate Clark Ray. Washington Post columnist Colbert King has a column on DC Council candidate Clark Ray: “Ray’s an energetic action figure, not a ditherer; a welcome change. But on the issues? Face-to-face debates with the incumbent will tell.” Ray is running for an At-Large Council seat in the September 14 Democratic Primary against incumbent Phil Mendelson.

Robert Wone trial starts next week. No, there is not a murder trail next week in the death of Robert Wone. There is a trial of three defendants for obstruction of justice in the August 2, 2006, murder of Robert Wone on the 1500 block of Swann Street NW. The guys at the Who Murdered Robert Wone? website can give all the details–and then some. The three defendants in the case were residents of the house where Wone was murdered and were there at the time of his death. Check out the profile of the editors at Mediaite.

Studio Theatre has new artistic director. Washington City Paper’s Arts Desk has the story: “David Muse to Succeed Joy Zinoman as Studio Theatre’s Artistic Director.”

Interactive map shows new tree plantings. A very cool interactive map at The Washington Post allows you to see where and what type of new trees have been planted in DC–right down to your block. We seem to have made out pretty well in this area.

The Washington Blade is back. After bankrupty and several months of operating as the DC Agenda, it is once again the Washington Blade, DC’s weekly LGBT newswpaper. Congratulations! You can Like them on Facebook.

Thaitanic on 14th wants to expand. 14th & You has the story… Thaitanic wants to expand to the second floor and stay open until 2 am on weekends. Not surprisingly, not everyone is pleased and the restaurant’s plans will be on the agenda of ANC 2F this Wednesday evening.

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