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Breakfast links: Why Amtrak’s boarding process at Union Station is so confusing

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Boarding Amtrak at Union Station entails long lines and a last-minute rush

Since Amtrak's Northeast Corridor comes to an end at Union Station, trains stopping there need to undergo additional steps like inspections and restocking. This keeps passengers off of boarding platforms until seemingly the last minute.  (Faiz Siddiqui / Post)

DC sues property managers for barring applicants with housing vouchers

A new lawsuit from DC Attorney General Karl Racine contends that two related property management companies illegally discriminated against renters based on income source by stating on ads that they did not accept housing vouchers.  (Natlie Delgadillo / DCist)

A Bethesda construction company is challenging a new high-rise

Clark Enterprises is appealing preliminary approval for a new, 290-foot high-rise on a plaza nearly adjacent to the construction company's headquarters. Clark has contended that the development would compromise the plaza's open space.  (Caitlynn Peetz / Bethesda Beat)

Westover residents push for pedestrian safety improvements

Residents over the Westover area of Arlington are urging the county to take action after an pedestrian was seriously injured after being struck by a driver on Washington Boulevard. Suggestions include lowering speed limits and creating better markers for crossings.  (Alex Koma / ARLnow)

Did you know that George H.W. Bush was a fan of trains?

On Thursday, a Union Pacific train will carry the recently deceased former President George H.W. Bush from Houston to his final resting place in College Station, Texas.  (Brittney Martin / Post)

Providence Hospital in NE DC will now stay open through April 2019

Providence Hospital, which initially planned to shutter its acute-care services by December 14, announced that it will now keep its emergency department open through April of next year.  (Elly yu / WAMU)

The DCPS chancellor search is narrowed down to two top candidates

The top two finalists in the search for a new DC Public Schools chancellor are Amanda Alexander, who currently serves as interim chancellor, and Lewis Ferebee, the superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools.  (Perry Stein / Post)

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