Local Headlines: Holocaust museum gets center to house memories of a nightmare

The Logan’s million-dollar condos hit all the marks; Rare nearly $1 million newly constructed house lists in D.C.’s Hillcrest area; D.C.-area forecast: Nice today and tomorrow, clouds and showers return late week; Belt buckle used in street robbery try, beating in the District; Lafayette Square to get high-tech irrigation system to aid beautification; Cabdriver charged with abduction after argument with passengers about fare; Va. gubernatorial contender Northam calls for ban on corporate campaign giving; 8 ducklings rescued by D.C. fire department after falling into storm drain; Hogan vetoes Democrats’ preferred redistricting bill; Obamacare cost him a seat in Congress. Can it make him Governor of Virginia?; Driver’s ed in Va: Right of way, use of signals and, now, how to behave with police; Audio: ‘You were the popular athlete. Who were they actually going to believe?’; Maryland cabbie abducts three passengers after a dispute about the fare, police say; Audio: ‘Would anything really change if I wasn’t here?’; PM Update: Cold tonight with some frost north and west, then more 60s Tuesday;
 
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Holocaust museum gets center to house memories of a nightmare
The museum’s new $50 million collections and conservation center facility in Bowie, Md., houses the bulk of the most comprehensive Holocaust collection in the world.
The Logan’s million-dollar condos hit all the marks
BUYING NEW | The new six-unit condominium development includes a prime location in Northwest D.C., plenty of space, high-end finishes and a splashy floor plan.
 
Rare nearly $1 million newly constructed house lists in D.C.’s Hillcrest area
TOWN SQUARE | The 4,000-square-foot colonial includes a modern interior with four levels, large windows and an open floor plan with a white kitchen that includes open shelving, stainless-steel appliances and an oversized island.
 
D.C.-area forecast: Nice today and tomorrow, clouds and showers return late week
 
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Belt buckle used in street robbery try, beating in the District
Incident occurred on Georgia Avenue NW
Lafayette Square to get high-tech irrigation system to aid beautification
Aim is to improve lawns, gardens and save water, energy, cash.
 
Cabdriver charged with abduction after argument with passengers about fare
A roundup of news from the District, Maryland and Virginia.
Va. gubernatorial contender Northam calls for ban on corporate campaign giving
Why not start by giving back hundreds of thousands in corporate donations, retorts his opponent in Democratic primary.
 
 
8 ducklings rescued by D.C. fire department after falling into storm drain
“Momma was leading her ducklings in the usual duck parade when they ended up falling between the grates of a storm sewer,” a fire department spokesman said.
 
Hogan vetoes Democrats’ preferred redistricting bill
The measure would have required five other states to agree to independent redistricting plans, something the governor has described as impossible in today’s political climate.
 
Obamacare cost him a seat in Congress. Can it make him Governor of Virginia?
Former Rep. Tom Perriello — running against a doctor in the Democratic primary for Virginia governor — is banking on health care to turn out his voters
 
Driver’s ed in Va: Right of way, use of signals and, now, how to behave with police
State agencies and police will create a curriculum on interactions during traffic stops, now required by a new Virginia law.
 
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Audio: ‘You were the popular athlete. Who were they actually going to believe?’
Riley Juntti, a high school student in Oxford, Mich., describes how an abusive relationship led her to thoughts of suicide. Juntti is participating in a “13 reasons why not” campaign for suicide prevention; this audio was played over her high school’s loud speaker.
 
Maryland cabbie abducts three passengers after a dispute about the fare, police say
The women jumped from the moving vehicle after the driver locked the doors at their Virginia destination, police said.
 
Audio: ‘Would anything really change if I wasn’t here?’
Kayla Manzella, a high school student in Oxford, Mich., describes being bullied and encouraged to kill herself by other students. Manzella is participating in a “13 reasons why not” campaign for suicide prevention; this audio was played over her high school’s loud speaker.
 
PM Update: Cold tonight with some frost north and west, then more 60s Tuesday
It doesn’t quite feel like May, but it’s not too bad either.
 
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