Clips from my first week at the Washington Examiner

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I’ve spent three fun, busy days with the Washington Examiner as a local news intern. In those three days, I have become a better, faster writer. I have gotten more comfortable with calling and interviewing people over the phone. I have had the chance to get to know the city of Washington, D.C., just a little more.

If you want to keep up with my reporting and writing, you can follow my Examiner work here. I’ll also post a weekly roundup of my clips here. This is what I worked on last week:

D.C. Council wants FBI to keep its headquarters in District

(Feb. 5) – Two D.C. lawmakers want to make sure that the District is not forgotten in the tug-of-war over the location of the new FBI headquarters.

District looking to give startup companies, entrepreneurs a boost

(Feb. 6) – Mayor Vincent Gray announced a new private-public partnership Wednesday to support and develop D.C.’s startup companies and entrepreneurs.

Georgetown gourmet grocer Dean & Deluca closed for rats and roaches

(Feb. 7) – Live roaches and mice droppings around the cheese section were among eight critical code violations cited by the D.C. Department of Health when it shut down the upscale Dean & DeLuca food store and cafe in Georgetown.

Google to help D.C.-area businesses get online

(Feb. 10) – Google will bring its website expertise to the Washington for the first time next week with free workshops intended to set local businesses up with a free website, Web hosting and online marketing help.

3-Minute Interview: Dr. Lee Morgan, owner of Georgetown Veterinary Hospital

(Feb. 9) – Morgan owns Georgetown Veterinary Hospital, where he has been practicing veterinary medicine for 12 years.

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