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How Osama Did -- and Didn’t -- Change Washingtonnew

Bin Laden’s contribution to the Washingtonian condition—like his broader contribution to the American one—was to hammer home the notion that civilians weren’t just collateral damage.
Washington City Paper  |  Michael Schaffer  |  05-05-2011  |  War

Three Murders, Three Questionsnew

Joseph Randolph Mays was arrested and charged with murdering his live-in girlfriend and her two sons. The police believe the case is all but closed. There are three questions city officials need to answer.
Washington City Paper  |  Jason Cherkis  |  04-02-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Good Night, Sleep Tight: But What If the Bedbugs Eat You Alive?new

Washington is just now waking up to a bunch of little problems under the sheets. Bedbugs are the vampires of the insect class -- nocturnal, sanguivorous, and legendarily hard to kill.
Washington City Paper  |  Audrey Dutton  |  01-29-2009  |  Environment

Nora Pouillon Was Organic When Organic Wasn't Coolnew

Long before "organic" and "local" were on most people's food radar, Pouillon was serving organic food at her namesake Washington, D.C. restaurant. Opened in 1979, Restaurant Nora became the first certified organic restaurant in the country in 1999.
Isthmus  |  Erika Janik  |  04-22-2008  |  Food+Drink

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