Local Leads: 5/19/11

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By Charlie Bragale
|  Thursday, May 19, 2011  |  Updated 11:46 AM EDT
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Local Leads: D.C. Tops for Grads

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The following stories have been hand-selected by the Assignment Desk at News4:

CAN WE ALL GET ALONG?
Washington Post: " Peter Murphy of Falls Church writes that he’s never seen a bicyclist stop for a red light or get ticketed by police for breaking the law. Sharon G. Hadary of Bethesda says that she’s an avid walker and that there is no place where pedestrians are safe from bicycles — on the streets, sidewalks or even off-road paths."

SEALS HONORED
Fredericksburg.com: " After the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed hit the news, I wondered what the reaction would be at a Stafford County business that I wrote about in 2009. America!, whose headquarters is tucked away in an industrial park off U.S. 1, sells a wide variety of patriotic and political gift items that are available on its Web site and in the shops and kiosks it operates."

DC TOP CITY FOR GRADS
Washington Business Journal: "D.C. has a spot on a new list of the 10 best cities for college graduates, according to Kiplinger.com. The "10 Great Cities for College Grads" report was compiled by looking at rent affordability, access to public transportation, overall cost of living, culture, nightlife and percentage of people aged 20 to 24."

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