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All year we’ve been covering the issues that matter most to you—the pandemic, the election, policing, housing, and more—and now our end of year membership campaign is here. Will you support our work to ensure we can bring you the same informative local reporting in 2021?

In: Near Northeast

Residents Are Opposing: Kids playing basketball in the street

Because: Missed passes sometimes break car windows.

We Say: Stop complaining, start coaching.

In: Shepherd Park

Residents Are Opposing: Parking-enforcement officers

Because: They ticket illegally parked cars.

We Say: What’s next, arresting criminals? Oh, right.

In: Columbia Heights

Residents Are Opposing: Construction companies

Because: Building work has caused an upswing in the rat population.

We Say: Each building should have 25 percent of its space reserved for low-income rats.

In: Cleveland Park

Residents Are Opposing: Good-hearted folks feeding other people’s cats

Because: Extra food makes kitty sick.

We Say: Don’t you know my cat has a body-image problem?

In: Takoma Park

Residents Are Opposing: Upbeat, pseudo-religious, door-to-door magazine sellers

Because: They won’t take no for an answer.

We Say: Offer is valid until Jan. 31, Apocalypse. —Josh Levin