Tuesday Morning Rundown

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John Oliver On Special Taxes — Reston is part of a special tax district and new buildings may eventually be part of a new special tax district. HBO’s John Oliver took a (funny, of course) look at the practice Sunday. [Reston 2020]

Metro CEO Has Long ‘To-Do’ List — Metro’s New GM Paul Wiedenfeld said yesterday that the transit has a roadmap to restoring public trust. [Metro]

Basketball Kudos — The Reston Seahawks Boys (sixth graders) won the Division 2 Fairfax County Youth Basketball league championship on Sunday. They defeated Gainesville 61-40 to finish off a very successful playoffs and season (they beat Vienna and Ft. Belvior to get the finals).  They are led by Coach Herb Landsowne and Chris Kennedy.

Spring Has Sprung? — Yesterday’s mild temps were no fluke: The Capital Weather Gang has officially declared it spring in the DC area. [Capital Weather Gang]

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