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Borderstan Brief

by Jared Holt July 2, 2015 at 9:10 am 0

Navy Yard on Lockdown — A large-scale emergency response shut down Navy Yard earlier this morning following unconfirmed reports of an active shooter or shooters in the area. [HillNow]

Guess who’s back, back again? — The Cuban Government will reopen its embassy at 2630 16th Street NW on July 20. [NBC]

Money, money, money — Minimum wage rose to $10.50 an hour yesterday, making it the highest minimum wage in the nation. The pay rate will rise again next year — per a law signed into affect by former mayor Vince Gray — to $11.50 an hour, but activists are saying that’s still not enough. [DCist]

Plan A — A new art gallery will move into the former Gallery Plan B space on 14th Street NW. [Borderstan]

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