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The Morning Buzz

Good morning, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the web this AM.

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It's Tuesday, and that means Todd Kliman time. Ask our food and dining editor anything about area restaurants and foodie news, and he'll start answering the questions live at 11 AM today. 

If photos are your thing, make sure to check out our photo contest finalists, which we just put up yesterday. The winner out of the five finalists will get published in the November issue of Washingtonian

Got $11 billion lying around? Turns out the Metro could use it

Prince of Petworth notes that a new wine bar and pizza joint in Adams Morgan looks close to opening.

The Smithsonian elected a new chairwoman of the board. Patty Stonesifer was most recently the chief executive of the Gates Foundation.

Months ago, 19-year-old Ronnie White was strangled to death while in custody in a Prince George's County jail, and just yesterday two Prince George's County corrections officers were placed on paid leave in connection with an investigation into the killing.