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Amid Trump-lovers and Trump-haters, Juggalos brought the spirit of America back to the National Mall on Saturday when they protested against the FBI for labeling them a gang. Juggalos are fans of the rap metal group Insane Clown Posse. City Paper attended all the different events on the Mall to talk to people who traveled from near and far to be there.


  • Vatican looking into allegations of child pornography against D.C. priest. [NPR]

  • D.C. charter school institutes no cell phone policy with new phone pouches. [WAMU]

  • House of Representatives votes to repeal D.C. law legalizing medical aid-in-dying. [Post]

  • ICYMI: Motion to dismiss Inauguration Day protest cases is denied. [DCist]

  • Judge signals prosecutors must respect civil rights in Inauguration protests probe. [Post]

  • Fall from I-295 overpass located between D.C. and PG County injures two. [Post]

  • There was a significant increase in noise complaints at D.C.-area airports in 2016. [Post]

  • U.S. Marshals arrest man in West Virginia as suspect in July Georgetown killing. [DCist]

  • D.C. police arrest 67-year-old after barricade situation on Minnesota Avenue NE. [WJLA]

  • Editorial: Give District leaders some kudos for winning environmental award. [Current]

  • D.C. police search for two suspects in Northeast robbery. [WUSA9]

  • Crash in Southeast kills one and critically injures three. [WJLA]


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

  • D.C. Council to ease up on enhancements for labor. [Post]

  • DACA decision provokes fear in Latino community. [WUS9]

  • Jack Evans wants more money for Metro. [Post]

  • D.C. Public Libraries touts its digital offerings. [DCist]

  • Dick Gregory, remembered. [WUS9]

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

  • Here’s how the Hirshhorn’s star-studded musical tribute to Yoko Ono came about. [WCP]

  • Watch a new music video from Elena & Los Fulanos, with guest Christyles Bacon. [YouTube]

  • Ted Leo returned to D.C. for a glorious two-night run at the Black Cat. [Post]

  • Studio Theatre’s Skeleton Crew is an essential piece of theater. [WCP]

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

  • Meggrollsturns all of your guilty pleasure foods into egg rolls, including a gyro. [WCP]

  • How April Richardson saved DC Sweet Potato Cake. [WBJ]

  • Try your hand at making kimchi. [DC Refined]

  • Pop some popcorn for the comments in this debate over dogs in bars. [PoPville]

  • How does Chipotle’s queso taste? [Eater]

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

  • Zoning Commission ruling on McMillan redevelopment doesn’t mean fight is over. [WBJ]

  • Hamilton Crowne Plaza hotel downtown sells for $100+ million in mysterious deal. [WBJ]

  • Is LivingSocial’s demise a lesson for D.C. to not offer too much to Amazon? [CityLab]

  • Almost three-quarters of District renters moved into their units since 2010. [UrbanTurf]

  • The Bowser administration is leaning in to attract Amazon to locate in D.C. [Curbed DC]

  • Recently renovated rowhouse in Bloomingdale lists for about $1.5 million. [Curbed DC]

  • Local ANC votes in support of Georgetown West Heating Plant proposal. [Curbed DC]

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