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The Morning Buzz

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

Photo of a tiger at the National Zoo by Flickr user kodismom

Big, big news today, Washingtonians. The Senate yesterday endorsed legislation that will give DC a seat in the House of Representatives. The flip side? A Republican Senator inserted language into the bill that would basically strip the recent new gun laws for the District.

What is really a Washingtonian? The Post recently held an essay contest asking readers to write in what being a Washingtonian meant to them—and the winners are up today. 

A second teen has died from the flu in Maryland, which is prompting officials to ask folks to get flu shots if they haven't already.

Looking to dine out on the cheap this weekend? Check out our list of restaurants that are extending their restaurant week specials.  

Who knew John Kerry could be so funny?  

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