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  • Landowners must yield to ballpark

    10/06/2005 11:17:56 AM PDT · by JZelle · 83 replies · 1,708+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 10-6-05 | Tim Lemke
    The District will begin using eminent domain to acquire parcels of land at the site of the Washington Nationals' ballpark by the end of this month, after unsuccessful negotiations with nearly half of the landowners. City officials said they expect to file court documents to take over at least some of the 21-acre site in the coming weeks and have $97 million set aside to buy the properties and help landowners relocate. The city made offers to all 23 landowners on the site last month but received no response from 10. "We think there are some that we'll have good-faith...
  • ExtremeSkins Fan View: Loaded For Bear

    09/09/2005 5:03:30 AM PDT · by 7thson · 11 replies · 808+ views ^ | September 8, 2005 | Mark Steven
    An anonymous wise man once said, "the only good preseason is a finished preseason...with, like, no major injuries." Perhaps our undercover wise man fails to quite stand alongside Longfellow for etymological elegance, but he was most assuredly on point in the case of the 2005 Washington Redskins. Roughly four days hence, what transpired over the past four weeks will be but a fleeting memory--the casually discarded satin prelude to an evening of intimate revelry. Ahem. Bottom line, the 2005 preseason was a good one. And that's all I have to say about that. When we last left the real Washington...
  • Blast from the Past: Gibbs Takes Over in D.C.

    01/07/2004 4:42:25 AM PST · by leadpenny · 264 replies · 488+ views
    <p>According to Sid Rosenburg, the Sports guy on the Imus in the Morning program, the Redskins are set to make an announcement today that the former Redskins Coach will be returning to be the new head coach.</p>
  • Springsteen Gets Bossy (Boos Ring Out On Stage in DC When Show Gets Political)

    09/17/2003 8:26:45 AM PDT · by suas · 70 replies · 303+ views
    The Hill ^ | September 17, 2003 | Bill Thomas
    Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perfored at Fed Ex Field last weekeend, and between classic numbers like 'Born to Run' the boss got political.At one point he said he welcomes fans of all ideological persuations to his concerts, 'with the exception of Vice President Dick Cheney. I'm not sure about him,' he told the crowd.Later Springsteen said President Bush ought to be impeached and started chanting, 'impeach, impeach.'But the call was not picked up by the mulitiude, some of whom even began to boo.