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Happy Friday, D.C. A hot and rainy weekend is ahead of us.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • The off-duty MPD officer who shot and killed D’Quan Youngwill not face charges. The U.S. Attorney’s Office did not identify the officer, and MPD will not release the officer’s name, an MPD spokesperson tells City Paper.

  • Where were the tanks President Trump had delivered to D.C.? Visitors to the National Mall wanted to know. 

  • The “Western chauvinist” group Proud Boys will rally in D.C. tomorrow. The event is being called the “Rally for Free Speech” and will be held on Freedom Plaza. Local organizations are planning counter protests.

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Mitch Ryals (tips? mryals@washingtoncitypaper.com

  • D.C. aims to demolish or renovate one-third of its public housing stock. [Post]

  • Here are Chairman Phil Mendelson’s changes to D.C.’s Comprehensive Plan. [GGW]

  • What would a Green New Deal in D.C. look like? [DC Line]

  • D.C. Council to vote on ouster of Jack Evans’ Metro board pal, Corbett Price. [Post]

  • These are the questions Evans would (and would not) answer during a meeting he asked for. [WCP]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? lhayes@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • More than 20 ways to be a better restaurant and bar customer according to industry pros. [WCP]

  • Say goodbye to The Front Page and Buffalo Billiards. [Washingtonian]

ARTS LINKS, by Kayla Randall (tips? krandall@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Blackbeard sails into Signature Theatre. [WCP]

  • The National Building Museum has transformed into a giant lawn. [DCist]

  • Here’s a taste of what you can expect at the Capital Fringe Festival. [WAMU]

SPORTS LINKS, by Kelyn Soong (tips? ksoong@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • With a sweep of the Marlins, the once-struggling Nats are now on a hot streak and have a 73.7 percent chance to make the playoffs, according to FanGraphs

  • The Mystics look to continue its winning ways against the Western Conference-leading Las Vegas Aces tonight. [Bullets Forever]

  • Washington Spirit’sMallory Pugh and Rose Lavelle and the rest of the U.S. women’s national team are taking on the Netherlands in the World Cup final on Sunday. [CNN]

HAPPENING TODAY, by Kayla Randall (tips? krandall@washingtoncitypaper.com)

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