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Pepco averts a strike. [WTOP]

FHA insurance premiums may nearly double. [The Mortgage Reports]

Construction employment is lagging. [Architect]

A new one for the D.C. lexicon: “Columbusing.” [Post]

Silver Spring development shows that “too big” doesn’t have to mean “tall.” [GGW]

Wells Fargo homebuyer program attracts more than 1,300. [Post]

Is DDOT ready for its playoffs closeup? [Hill Rag]

See which D.C.-area companies are among the fastest-growing of 2012. [WBJ]

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