The Night Note: 8/16/10

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By Brendan Williams-Kief
|  Monday, Aug 16, 2010  |  Updated 6:15 PM EDT
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The Night Note: A Wait In Line That's No Cupcake

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I-95 ACCIDENT CLAIMS ONE LIFE
One person died today in a three-car crash on Interstate 95 southbound in Stafford, according to the Stafford County Fire & Rescue Department.

The 10:30 a.m. crash occurred at mile marker 145 between the Aquia/Garrisonville and Quantico I–95 exits. One vehicle was overturned with people trapped inside, according to Stafford Fire & Rescue.  (Frederick Free Lance-Star)

GTOWN CUPCAKE LINES NOT SO SWEET
Behold the power of Georgetown Cupcake: One sweltering day this month, a young woman was baking in the sun on 33rd Street NW, waiting in the long queue to buy some of the bakery's signature sweets, when she fainted on the sidewalk. An ambulance rushed to the scene, but she declined to go to the hospital.

Of course she did.

"She didn't want to get out of line," explains the voguish bakery's co-owner, Katherine Kallinis. (Washington Post)

DAVE & BUSTERS TO REPLACE ESPN ZONE?
The closing of ESPN Zone in downtown D.C. has meant a loss of 152 jobs for the city.

ESPN Zone filed a WARN notice with the Department of Employment Services which detailed the loss of jobs.

A tenant for the 41,000 square feet space at 555 12th St. NW has not yet been named, though industry insiders have pointed to Dave & Busters as a natural choice for a replacement. (Washington Business Journal)

PROSECUTORS REJECT LEVY SUSPECT'S JURY REQUEST
D.C. prosecutors are opposing a request by the man charged in federal intern Chandra Levy's slaying to turn over the names of summoned jurors to his attorneys.

Prosecutors also rejected defendant Ingmar Guandique's argument that D.C. juries have a statistically significant under-representation of Hispanics in a Friday court filing. (WTOP)

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