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Posted at 5:20 PM ET, 01/28/2010

Grade changes, pandas and more for Metro

By Washington Post editors

Good evening. We have the evening roundup of stories you may have missed, as well as breaking news.

Churchill High School officials are investigating a computer security breach that may have been caused by students trying to hack into the system to change grades.
Here's the most recent story.

Washington area residents found out Thursday that they will have to pay more to ride Metro. The Metro board unanimously approved a 10-cent surcharge on all fares to avoid any service cuts through the end of June.

Calvin Lavonne Woodland, the younger brother of D.C. Council member Jim Graham's chief of staff, was killed Wednesday night in a shooting in the 800 block of Barnaby Place SE. A reward is being offered for information in the case. D.C. Wire has the details.

A cold front has begun making its way to the Washington region, according to the Capital Weather Gang. That cold could be joined by snow on Saturday, but this is proving to be a difficult storm to forecast.

The countdown has begun for the farewell to Tai Shan. We now have details on how Washington's beloved panda will make his trek to China. We'll have more details on his journey at washingtonpost.com/local.

And finally, to generations of disaffected, cynical post-World War II men and women, J.D. Salinger's novel "The Catcher in the Rye", the story of a disaffected, cynical teen was their story. Word of his death may have many pulling out tattered copies of the book.

Stay with the Post for the latest breaking news.


By Washington Post editors  | January 28, 2010; 5:20 PM ET
 
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