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News Minute: Here is the latest D.C. news from The Associated Press

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WASHINGTON (AP) - There are questions this morning about the arrest of a South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive who authorities say tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a handgun in his bag. U.S. Capitol Police say 59-year-old Ronald William Prestage (PRESS'-tij) of Camden, South Carolina, was arrested as he tried to enter the Cannon Building yesterday morning.

WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia activists plan to ask a congressman who wants to block the city from liberalizing its marijuana laws to handle a host of other local concerns. City leaders accused Republican Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland of inappropriately meddling in local affairs and called for a boycott of Maryland's Eastern Shore, which he represents.

JESSUP, Md. (AP) - Maryland State Police say someone has been calling people in the Howard County area claiming to be with the police and demanding payment for court or traffic fines. Troopers say more than a dozen people have complained to the Waterloo barracks in Jessup about the calls last night.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Actress Jenna Elfman and dancer Du-Shaunt "Fik-Shun" Stegall will be at the Kennedy Center this weekend to celebrate National Dance Day. Free performances and demonstrations are planned from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in the Kennedy Center's Grand Foyer.

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