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Morning Buzz

Happy day before Halloween, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the Web this AM.

Photo by Flickr user Mr.T in DC

Arlington police had a busy morning. After pulling over a suspect for a stolen vehicle, a police chase ensued, causing all kinds of traffic problems for commuters around Shirlington. The chase ended with a crash at Reagan National Airport. WJLA is reporting that police have the suspect in custody. 

Game five of the World Series continued last night, and the Phillies came out on top with a win and clinched the championship. Philadelphia Inquirer sports columnist Phil Sheridan assures Phillies' fans that, no, they weren't dreaming: "You are wide awake and the Phillies really are World Series champions." Phew! Thanks for clearing that up.  

Prince of Petworth offers pictorial evidence that the Columbia Heights Target is now stocking wine.

Barack Obama aired a 30-minute campaign commercial last night on several major networks. It cost $3 million—a bargain, according to one WTOP commentator who pointed out that 30-second ads at the Super Bowl cost that much. Did you watch it? Was it worth the money?