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Mayor Muriel Bowser released a 168-page plan for health care that substantiates, with data, the already-known fact that care is not evenly distributed across D.C.’s rich and poor neighborhoods. The Post calls the report “broad in scope and short on specific recommendations.”

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • Authorities arrest man for allegedly vandalizing Lincoln Memorial with penny. [Post]

  • Breathe a sigh of relief, Nats fans: Bryce Harper’s condition improves after injury. [Post]

  • And they’re off: Dockless bikeshare companies are vying for riders in D.C. [Post]

  • To fight opioids, D.C. officials are starting to consider supervised injection sites. [FOX5]

  • Black Lives Matter video slams use of force by D.C. police in recent years. [WUSA9]

  • Memorial at Northwest synagogue raises awareness about gun violence. [WTOP]

  • D.C. man sings Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” to his baby girl. [WUSA9]

  • Turkish president says Trump apologized for summer incident in Sheridan Circle. [PBS]

  • In West Virginia, police arrest suspect in July killing near Georgetown waterfront. [Post]

  • Data shows where most resident calls complaining about rats are originating. [WUSA9]

RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Jeffrey Anderson (tips? jeff.anderson@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Racine announces investigation of opioid manufacturers. [Times]

  • Councilmember Mary Cheh wants answers on high-speed traffic cameras. [Post]

  • Jack Evans wants Confederate Albert Pike statue gone. [WAMU]

  • And David Grosso wants to increase access to medical weed. [Forbes]

  • Parents concerned about long-term effects of children’s exposure to “crumb rubber.” [ABC7]

  • As more than a dozen athletic fields fail safety tests. [WUSA9]

  • Two Cities: new restaurants for some, food insecurity for others. [Post]

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

  • Pageninetynine talk about their upcoming reunion tour. [Dust Up]

  • Read a preview of the DC Chinese Film Festival, which kicks off this weekend. [DCist]

  • The National Museum of Women in the Art will stage a photo of female and female-identifying artists in the D.C. area for a historic snapshot. [East City Art]

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

  • The chef of BLT Prime in Trump’s D.C. hotel tells all. [Eater]

  • Logan Circle is getting an offshoot of Oakland’s Blue Bottle Coffee. [WBJ]

  • Where to wear sweaters, hold hands, and pick apples this fall. [DC Refined]

  • The best distilleries to visit this fall, according to Catoctin Creek. [WTOP]

  • Ever wonder what Anthony Bourdain eats on planes? [Food & Wine]

  • A straightforward bar to drown your sorrows to open near the White House. [WCP]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? agiambrone@washingtoncitypaper)

  • How the $2.5 billion Wharf development will change D.C.’s landscape. [NYT]

  • Developer and D.C. officials reveal new designs for 11th Street Bridge Park. [UrbanTurf]

  • Previously contested mixed-use development in Hill East will move forward. [UrbanTurf]

  • The kinds of homes a little under $2 million can buy in the D.C. area. [UrbanTurf]

  • Smithsonian wants to build a $50 million parking garage for the National Zoo. [WBJ]

  • Inside the new West End condos above the recently opened Nobu restaurant. [WBJ]

  • Prince George’s County pitches four sites for new Amazon headquarters. [WBJ]

  • A majority of WBJ readers are bullish on the Amazon prospects for the region. [WBJ]

  • More than 1 million square feet of new office space is slated for D.C. by 2018. [WBJ]

  • High-end retailer in luxury Shaw building will close. [DCist]

  • CityCenterDC gets new fall decorations. [Curbed DC]

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