Good morning, Washington area! Here are five stories to keep you informed and get you going.
VIDEO: Bystanders walk past accident victim in Arlington, get on bus: The Arlington County Police Department has released shocking video from a Metrobus that stopped at the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident earlier this month. http://bit.ly/MuPJYZ
After derecho, petition demands firing of PSC members: Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer, D-At-Large, has started an online petition, demanding that Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley fire the members of the Public Service Commission, the state agency that regulates Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric. http://bit.ly/MuPEEK
One dead in small plane crash in Montgomery County: A small plane crash near a tiny, rural airfield has left a man described as an experienced pilot dead and a co-pilot fighting for his life in a trauma center. http://bit.ly/MuQ0eq
Advice for allergy sufferers in hot weather: Hot weather affects allergy sufferers. They may find the outdoors particularly cumbersome, especially with moderate levels of pollen and mold in the air. http://bit.ly/MuPNYF
Calvert Marine Museum offers cool sea creatures: Creatures of the Chesapeake Bay — from the furry to the slippery — are waiting at a local museum you may never have visited: the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons. http://bit.ly/MuQ51L
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The hurricane missed the region, but heavy rain is still expected.