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Relisha Rudd disappeared from D.C. General homeless shelter in 2014 when she was eight years old, and she remains missing. Previously unreleased footage from a documentary for the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project shows the bright little girl before she disappeared. Her mother is still living a nightmare.


  • Expect a gray day with possible rain in the afternoon and evening. [Post]

  • How wealthy Washingtonians are donating to Democratic causes. [WBJ]

  • D.C. residents get weed delivered to their homes as a free gift that comes with a painting, clothes, or other products. [Post]

  • ICYMI: The cicadas you’re seeing are four years early. [WAMU]

  • Bowie State mourns student who may have been victim of a hate crime. [WAMU]

  • The suspect is in jail as investigators get to work. [Post]

  • GW raised more than $1 billion—ahead of its campaign deadline. [WBJ]

  • Yesterday was a bad day for the Purple Line. [GGW, WBJ]

  • Read this if you’re still nursing your Wizards wounds. [NBC4]

  • Turkey drags U.S. ambassador into its D.C. lawn fight issue. [AP]

  • And U.S. senators warn Turkey of financial repercussions. [AP]

  • A man was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of K Street SE yesterday. [Post]

  • Local competitive swimmer takes wedding dress photos under water. [WUSA9]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Jeffrey Anderson (tips?

  • Trash busting on the Anacostia with D.C. Water. [Post]

  • Say what? Proposed half-million dollar jail raises questions. [WAMU]

  • Irony Alert: Turkey blasts U.S. over bloody D.C. protests. [Times]

  • Wegmans is coming! Wegmans is coming! [Post]

  • Employability: A more holistic approach to workforce development. [D.C. Policy Center]

  • Alice Deal for all.” No. Parents are bailing on D.C. middle schools. [Post]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips?

  • Coup Sauvage and The Snips want “to redefine the notion of what ‘punk rock’ could include.” [Bandcamp]

  • Hirshhorn’s next big exhibition will be a solo show of work by Ai Weiwei. [Post]

  • The D.C. Punk Archive shows will continue! On the roof of the newly-opened Woodridge Library. [DC Music Download]

  • Listen to the new LP from The Sea Life. [Consequence of Sound]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips?

  • Marjorie Meek-Bradley of Smoked & Stacked will make food for a Rossyln beer garden. [Eater]

  • Crumbs is in a crummy situation. [WBJ]

  • This potluck club doesn’t have as many rules as that potluck club. [Arlington Mag, WCP]

  • The ingredient for making tiki drinks all summer long. [Post]

  • Lessons from line cooks on how to be quicker in the kitchen. [Thrillist]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips?

  • D.C. Zoning Commission approves part of Brookland Manor project. [Twitter]

  • What the stakes of that redevelopment mean for Northeast families. [WAMU]

  • Vince Grayputs price tag on sought-for hospital: Just under half a billion. [WBJ]

  • More on Apple’s plans to locate a store in D.C.’s historic Carnegie Library. [WBJ]

  • D.C. officials to talk Thursday about Hebrew Home redevelopment. [GGW]

  • Georgetown home where Jackie Kennedy lived sells below asking. [UrbanTurf]

  • Georgetown mansion priced at $14 million among D.C.’s priciest. [UrbanTurf]

  • U.S. Commission of Fine Arts likes West Heating Plant project. [Curbed DC]

  • Capitol Crossing development reaches major milestone. [Curbed DC]

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