Local Leads: 7/9/10

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By Charlie Bragale
|  Friday, Jul 9, 2010  |  Updated 9:46 AM EDT
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Local Leads: Stinky Situation

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

STINKY SITUATION
The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority of Washington, D.C., is behind the proposal to build what it’s calling Potomac Interceptor Odor Abatement sites, which are buildings that would replace aging vents along the 50-mile-long sewage line with structures that would use carbon to neutralize the offending aroma.  (Loudoun Independent)

HOME PRICES UP
One measure of housing prices shows median prices in the Washington area are up 10.7 percent from a year ago, fueled by a quarter-over-quarter rise of 7 percent in the second quarter.  (Washington Business Journal)

PEDICABS
A new Frederick cab company has drawn more attention from downtown patrons and residents than even the brightest yellow taxi could, according to employee Brendan Weeks. MacFawn's Green Rides, a two-week-old service, features pedicabs, or bicycle-powered rickshaws. (Gazette)

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