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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 12/ 7/2010

D.C. woman stares down bulldozer

By Washington Post editors

Mary Case stared down a bulldozer to save a tree in Southeast Washington -- and won, WTOP reports.

D.C. officials and area residents near Watkins Field have been at odds about changing the park at 13th and E streets in Southeast. Plans to place new Astroturf on the field were approved, so the old trees in the park had to be removed.

Case took a stand in front of the lone tree left standing. The bulldozers backed down and a meeting was scheduled Monday night to discuss the situation further.

Read more about Mary Case and her battle with the bulldozer at WTOP.

By Washington Post editors  | December 7, 2010; 11:40 AM ET
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