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It’s another mild and cloudy day in the District. Perfect weather, if there ever was, for naming the Potomac’s bottlenose dolphins.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to reduce the prison sentence of Rayful Edmond III, a D.C. man convicted in 1990 of running a cocaine trafficking operation. But the judge, Emmet Sullivan, says he first wants input from D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine about Edmond’s effect on the city. “One of the questions the court started pondering is to what extent should the right of the victims be considered?” Sullivan said Tuesday, according to a WAMU report of the hearing. “Who are the victims? Are they identifiable? Could the victim be considered to be the District of Columbia?”

  • Nearly 300 Metro cars will remain temporarily out of service, the transit authority said on Tuesday, after a set of doors on an Orange Line train, departing from the Dunn Loring station, opened on their own. That represents 15 percent of the agency’s fleet.

  • Executive staff at the DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities write to the Council rebuking Chairman Phil Mendelson’s budget recommendations.

  • Virginia Congressman Don Beyer, a Democrat, joins Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin in publicly calling for impeachment proceedings to begin against the president.

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

  • Someone requested all emails between Chairman Phil Mendelson and lobbyist David Wilmot dating back to 2004. Mendo tried to restrict the open records law in the budget this year, reporter Martin Austermuhle found. [Twitter]

  • Five new charter schools are coming to the District. [DCist]

  • A former D.C. cop was sentenced to 14 years in prison for paying teenage girls for sex. [Post]

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

  • Adrift in a sea of small plates? Learn why these restaurants still practice the art of the entrées. [WCP]

  • Spice Route: Mama Chang serves five-alarm food. [WCP]

  • Why you should be feasting in Wheaton. [Eater]

  • D.C. now has a pro-choice, fried chicken pop-up. [Washingtonian]

  • “Authenticity is for tourists.” [Post]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? mcohen@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Merriweather Post Pavilion will turn into an enchanted forest for first annual FantasyWorld Festival. [Express]

  • It’s outdoor movie season! Here’s your guide to all the free outdoor movies to see this summer. [BYT]

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

  • The Bowser administration now has the support of Trayon White in a planned Anacostia TIF. [Twitter]

  • Attorney General Karl Racine weighs in on whether The Line should still receive its $46 million tax abatement. [Twitter, WBJ]

  • Is AU Park D.C.’s most competitive housing market? [Urban Turf]

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

  • It’s not just Vegas odds. Now ESPN is calling the Mystics the 2019 front-runner. [ESPN]

  • Hyattsville native Frances Tiafoe will return to the new-look Citi Open this summer in its first year under new management from Mark Ein (who also owns City Paper). Joining Tiafoe will be a number of rising stars like Stefanos Tsitsipas, Bianca Andreescu, and Felix Auger-Aliassime. [Post]

  • Spanish soccer club Real Betis will be in town tonight to play D.C. United in an international friendly. [AS USA]

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

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