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Capital Rundown - Week of April 1, 2013

WASHINGTON -

It’s your look at the new and noteworthy in the week ahead, it's your Capital Rundown for the week of April 1, 2013.

On Monday, Washington's Union Station will host a month long series of events called Earth Month - focusing on global conservation effort, discussion panels and entertainment leading up to Earth Day on April 22. That is inside Union Station on Massachusetts Avenue in Northeast D.C.

Tuesday, April 2, the U.S. Coast Guard's National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will hold hearings on challenges facing U.S. homeland security at the nation's coastlines and ports. That's at 9 a.m. at 1200 New Jersey Avenue in Southeast D.C.

On Wednesday, April 3, the former president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, will discuss the current problems facing the international economy and how they can impact the economy here in the United States. That is at noon at the Aspen Institute located at 1 Dupont Circle.

Thursday, April 4, the American Bar Association’s annual Business Law Convention will return to Washington for three days of meeting focused on meetings with government officials and attorneys specializing in business law. The conference is being held at the Washington Hilton on Connecticut Avenue in Northwest D.C.

On Friday, April 5, the former head of the White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Cass Sunstein, discusses his new book "Simpler: The Future of Government,” detailing his efforts to get the government to use data to reform regulations. That's at 10 a.m. at the Brookings Institution on Massachusetts Avenue.

And that's your Capital Rundown for the week. Find us on Twitter with the hashtag #capitalrundown.

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