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Week Around The Ists

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A young man celebrates outside of the White House following Osama bin Laden's death. (Photo Credit: Jeff Martin)
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DCist started its week, as the rest of the country did, with news that Osama bin Laden had been killed in Pakistan. A spontaneous celebration broke out at the White House, though we wondered if the hundreds of people who borrowed one of the city's shared bicycles to get to the celebration would be able to return them. After Osamamania cooled slightly, we considered a measure to put "No Taxation Without Representation" on the D.C. flag and applauded the Washington Post for realizing there are several young people in the District.

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