Jun 5, 2024 - News

Around the Beltway: 🔍 Watergate apartment

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

🐶 A company in Virginia that bred beagles for research was fined a record $35 million after pleading guilty to environmental and animal welfare violations. Almost 4,000 beagles were rescued from the facility's "inhumane conditions" in 2022, and people rushed to adopt them — including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (Washington Post)

A group contracting with Virginia's Department of Transportation admitted responsibility for the dead black bear found in a garbage bag in Arlington.

  • After the bear was hit by a car on 1-66 in Prince William County, the workers with the contracted group were called to remove the carcass, took it to Arlington, and illegally dumped it, per the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. (USA Today)

📓 The Dupont Circle apartment Bob Woodward lived in while reporting the Watergate scandal recently went under contract. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom spot was listed for $389,900. (UrbanTurf)

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