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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS TO CLOSE
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, one of the region's largest youth organizations, will close four clubs as part of a major restructuring that will cut its budget by more than 30 percent, officials announced today. (Washington Post)
DON'T MESS WITH THE MAYOR'S KIDS
Ex-DPR Official: Messing With Fenty’s Kids Got Me Fired was originally published on City Desk on Apr. 08, 2009, at 3:37 pmA former senior Parks and Recreation employee says that he was fired in February for raising questions about the participation of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty’s twin sons in a youth basketball league. (NBCWashington.com)
TIVOLI NORTH? REALLY?
You all surely remember the debate we had on this issue. In February we learned that Tivoli North banners had been approved by the ANC. Sorry for the late notice but I just received an email that the issue is again being revisited. (Prince Of Petworth)
TOFU LOVE DENIED
Kelly Coffman-Lee wanted to tell the world about her love of tofu by picking the letters for her car's license plate. But her tofu fondness ran into a snafu at the Division of Motor Vehicles, which blocked her plan because they thought the combination of letters could be interpreted as profane. Her suggestion for the plate on her Suzuki: "ILVTOFU." (MSNBC)