Posts Tagged ‘Veteran’s Day’

The Needle: Fall’s Falling Snow

SNOWPOCALYPSE: Temperatures are expected to be 20 degrees below normal tomorrow, and there's a chance we could see snowflakes flying in the sky. -4
Giving Thanks: Veterans were honored in ceremonies throughout the District today. +10

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The District is trying to get a court to appoint the city's most frequent 911 caller—she's [...]

Happy Veteran’s Day Drama

Yesterday, the D.C. War Memorial re-opened after a year-long restoration, and there's already controversy over the monument that honors 26,000 District residents who served in World War I and the 499 who died.
Congressional meddling continues apace, as one Texas Republican introduced a bill that would change the memorial—currently the only local memorial on the National [...]

The Needle: Happy Veterans’ Day Edition

Don't Fall into the Turkey Brine: Nurses at Washington Hospital Center, angry about what they say is chronic understaffing and busily haggling with management over a new contract, say they'll go on strike on Thanksgiving eve if their demands aren't met. We hereby predict that at least one breathless media story on the negotiations that [...]

Our Morning Roundup: The “Technology Has Exceeded Our Humanity” Edition

Have you thanked a veteran today? What are you waiting for? Technology is only getting faster! That’s right, soon you will be able to thank a veteran by using a technology chip in your mind! (No, there’s no actual link to that…it's just a theory.)
Can’t remember if the Georgetown Circulator exists? Download the new iPhone app! [...]