A D.C. Council committee on Wednesday narrowly gave approval to a bill that would permanently ban private pot clubs in the District, dealing a setback to activists hoping to ease restrictions on where they can use marijuana in the city.
A newcomer to D.C. noticed that the piercing wail of sirens seemed to be more prevalent here than other cities. In WAMU's second What's With Washington story, reporter Matthew Schwartz explores whether the newcomer is onto something.
Early estimates say the costs for the nor'easter over the weekend could be as much as $1 billion, but while local governments and some local businesses were hurting, surely somebody was making out well from all this snow?
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