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by Andrew Ramonas — December 14, 2015 at 9:10 am 0

Sweaters in Kalorama Park (Photo courtesy of Hector Huezo)

154 Sweaters in Kalorama Park for 154 Homicides — ANC 1C Commissioner Hector Huezo of Adams Morgan and a team of volunteers on Saturday helped lay out 154 sweaters at Kalorama Park as part of a temporary art installation remembering D.C.’s 154 homicide victims. The sweaters then were donated to Charlie’s Place, a nonprofit organization that assists the District’s homeless community. [Hector Huezo]

Probe into Death of Putin Aide in Dupont Continues — Authorities have yet to conclude their investigation into how a Russian billionaire and aide to President Vladimir Putin died at the Dupont Circle Hotel Nov. 5. Rumors are flourishing in Russia that the FBI killed Mikhail Lesin or faked his death to place him in a witness protection program. [WJLA]

MPD 3D’s Top Cop — Metropolitan Police Department officer Douglas Berlin of Police Service Area 308, which covers Shaw, received the “Officer of the Year” award from MPD’s Third District on Saturday. [Twitter/ShawingtonTimes]

Post Moves to One Franklin SquareThe Washington Post over the weekend officially left its headquarters at 1150 15th St. NW for its new digs at One Franklin Square, officially 1301 K St. NW. [Washington Post]

The ‘Ugly’ Statue in Dupont CircleWashington Post columnist John Kelly takes a look into the “ugly” bronze statue of Adm. Samuel Francis Dupont in the Dupont Circle park, before it was replaced with a fountain. [Washington Post]

Photo courtesy of Hector Huezo

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