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DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, enables some immigrants who came to the United States as children to stay here legally and work. As President Donald Trump considers the possibility of rescinding DACA, which enjoys bipartisan and popular support, almost 13,000 young people in the D.C. area stand to lose their immigration status.


  • Friends and family remember Unique Davis, the young woman shot and killed on Tubman Road SE over the weekend. [WTOP]

  • MPD wants volunteers to ride along with officers during domestic violence calls. [Post]

  • Assault suspect crashes car near Trump International Hotel, gets arrested. [NBC4]

  • Parts of Beach Drive now have puddle-reducing pavement. [WTOP]

  • New D.C. cleaning company charges customers more in order to pay workers a livable wage. [Post]

  • This week in NIMBYism: A District couple faces off against a wasp’s nest. [WUSA9]

  • In one of college football’s biggest upsets, Howard beats UNLV 43–40. [NBC4]

  • Basketball season is weeks away but John Wall’s crossover is ready for opening night. [CSN Mid-Atlantic]

  • Karl, the National Zoo’s Abyssinian ground hornbill, gets a new beak. [Post]

  • The guests at this couple’s Mall wedding will include pro-Trumpers and Juggalos. [Post]


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

  • United Medical Center turnaround consultant raised money for Bowser. [Post]

  • ICYMI: RIP former MPD Chief Isaac Fulwood. [Post]

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

  • Chris Young, the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s props director, talks about his tools of the trade … and fake blood. [Post]

  • At the American University Museum, two Arab art shows explore conflict, identity, and community. [DCist]

  • Convicted ex-Councilmember Michael Brown is out of politics … and now producing a show at the Kennedy Center. [WAMU]

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

  • This vegetarian Rasika West End dish was created for India’s prime minister. [WCP]

  • Indian D.C. gains a second cider producer with Supreme Core. [Post]

  • A 101-year-old Martin’s Tavern regular drinks a martini every day. [Washingtonian]

  • Capital Area food bank is helping out Harvey victims. [DCist]

  • Seven D.C. restaurants for dining with a view. [OpenTable Blog]

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

  • Howard University and two D.C. developers will transform two ex-dorm buildings. [WBJ]

  • On the relationship between new housing and the displacement of old residents. [GGW]

  • Trump nominates new permanent head of General Services Administration. [Bisnow]

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