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  • What is “seclusion and restraint,” the often dangerous practice that can include medicating or physically isolating a child in school? WAMU’s Jenny Abamu takes a look at the practice, an investigation into which revealed that Fairfax County school officials used it at least 1,700 times in the 2017-18 school year.

  • Alongside three other councilmembers, At-Large CM David Grosso will revive his effort to decriminalize sex work, after introducing another iteration of the bill in 2017 that floundered in committee. Two women were arrested Monday for scaling a flag pole in Freedom Plaza in support of Grosso’s bill.

  • At-Large Councilmember Robert Whitewill introduce legislation today that would restore voting rights to felons while they’re still incarcerated. “Unfortunately in the District and across the country, incarcerated people make up a sizable population of residents,” White said. “They don’t lose their citizenship when they are incarcerated, so they shouldn’t lose their right to vote.”

  • With the 17th overall pick in the MLB Draft, the Nationals selected right-handed pitcherJackson Rutledge, who MLB.com calls “the best junior college prospect since Bryce Harper went No. 1 overall out of Southern Nevada in 2010.”

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

  • Women who run for office face questions and assumptions men often do not. [WAMU]

  • Mayor Muriel Bowser taps former Councilmember turned lobbyist David Catania to co-chair a healthcare reform commission. [Post]

  • Revenue from sports wagering program will not fund what lawmakers originally promised. [Twitter]

  • Teacher turnover is a problem, as these two D.C. high school students will tell you. [DC Line]

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

  • A kitchen fire at Osteria Morini spread into the building ducts and onto the roof. [WCP]

  • Ray’s The Steaks calls it quits after 17 years in business as a non-fussy steakhouse. [Washingtonian]

  • To-go windows are catching on at area restaurants. [Eater]

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

  • The D.C. area is full of outdoor movie screenings this summer. [DCist]

  • Photographer Antonia Tricarico’s new book, to be launched at Lost Origins Gallery, showcases D.C.’s punk scene. [Washingtonian]

  • Local literary mavens suggest summer reading recommendations. [Kojo Nnamdi Show]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Morgan Baskin (tips? mbaskin@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Developers behind low-scoring projects awarded subsidies by DHCD respond to the auditor’s report. [BisNow]

  • Metro’s Alexandria office building is getting taller. [WBJ]

  • The D.C. zip codes on opposite ends of the affordability spectrum. [Urban Turf]

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

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

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