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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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TGIF, Washington! Though we're happy it's Friday, we're not so thrilled about the forecast for this weekend—it's definitely a gloomy one. On the other hand, it might be a perfect excuse to head to a cozy bar and sip drinks by a fireplace, so it's not all bad.

Remember $54 million pants lawsuit guy? It may not be the catchiest nickname, but we're sure you remember Roy Pearson's infamous lawsuit against the drycleaners who misplaced a pair of his pants. Well, he just lost his final appeal. 

W. Mark Felt, aka "Deep Throat," the anonymous source that Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein used to expose the Watergate scandal, has died at the age of 95. 

Metro seems to have realized they can probably stand to make some cold, hard cash off of all the millions of people who will be streaming into the city for inauguration. To that end, they've decided to charge peak rush hour fares and a $4 parking lot fee all day on January 20. 

And finally, are the rumors about Citronelle closing really true? We've got the scoop