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Bethesda’s Hultzen retires from baseball

Plus: Upset by veterans storming Capitol, others cleaned up mob's trash; Metro committee agrees to send new budget for public comment

Bethesda’s Hultzen retires from baseball

Danny Hultzen of Bethesda, the second pick in the 2011 draft, is retiring from baseball. He will take a job in the Chicag Cubs front office. [Barry Svrluga/Washington Post]
[Read a Bethesda Magazine interview with Hultzen]

Upset by veterans who stormed Capitol, others cleaned up mob’s trash

On his commute home to Germantown, David Smith spotted remnants of the Capitol riot strewn around the streets of Washington, D.C.

Smith called on fellow veterans and volunteers to do a thorough sweep of the area around the Capitol and downtown D.C., ridding the area of hateful markings. [Washington Post]

Metro committee agrees to send new budget for public comment

A Metro committee has agreed to send the 2022 budget for public comment. It avoids major cuts, but members said that’s temporary if more help doesn’t come soon.

Metro’s 2021 budget, which was approved, prevents deep service cuts and saves jobs thanks to an expected federal funding boost of around $610 million. [WTOP]

Today’s weather

Partly cloudy, followed by light rain. The high will be around 51 and the low around 33.

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