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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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Happy weekend, Washington! Looking for things to do? We have some suggestions.  

Hoping to score some inauguration tickets? They're not yet available—but stay tuned, as we'll have a guide later on on how to get some. DCist has a bit more info.

Did you know that Barack Obama has a recipe for "midwestern chili?" Well, he does, and Serious Eats tested it out.  

Do you, like us, use a SmarTrip card? And do you, like us, get annoyed when you have to go to a Metro station to refill it when it runs out? The Examiner suggests that by Fall 2009 you'll be able to add money to it online.