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The Morning Buzz

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

Photo of the rehearsal inaugural parade by Flickr user Joe in DC

Happy Monday, Washington! You think today's temps are chilly? Just wait until later this week, when a real cold front comes in. Temperatures won't rise above freezing.  

Baby animal lover? You'll be happy to know that a new baby gorilla was born over the weekend at the National Zoo. The zoo's updated their Flickr stream with photos of the newbie.  

Talk about poor planning—on Sunday, there was a rehearsal parade for the inauguration. Except one small thing went wrong—nobody let the public know that the oh-so-little-used roads of Independence and Constitution Avenues would be shut down.

Of course, the big presidential-related news over the weekend was the fact that Obama visited Ben's Chili Bowl with Mayor Fenty.

A fire gutted H Street, NE bar Rose's Dream over the weekend.  

Check back later today for…the weekly nightlife picks; Culture Vulture; inauguration coverage; and lots more!

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