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The Washington Capitals have been skating smooth. The team defeated defending Stanley Cup champs Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 last night. They enter Game 7 of the series Wednesday night at Verizon Center looking good.


  • A pregnant woman and two others test positive for Zika after botched tests are reviewed. [WTOP]

  • Holocaust Museum opens vast new archive facility in Bowie, Md. [Post]

  • Anti-semitic graffiti found near a Georgetown U. Jewish meeting space. [NBC4]

  • Tiffany Trump will attend Georgetown Law. [NBC4]

  • Former suspect in the murder of Chandra Levy is deported. [Post]

  • Lyme disease ticks also carry a deadly virus called Powassan. [WUSA9]

  • DDOT will reduce Grant Circle to one lane for a week-long experiment. [GGW]

  • No more free downtown parking for people with disabilities. [WAMU]

  • Robbers beat victims with a belt buckle on Monday. [Post]

  • D.C. firefighters rescue eight ducklings trapped in a storm drain. [Post]

  • Eight men in Fairfax, Va. arrested for soliciting sex with children online. [NBC4]

  • Keyara Edwards, 15, has been missing since last Friday. [WUSA9]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Jeffrey Anderson (tips?

  • Dinegar steps down at Board of Trade. [WBJ]

  • New irrigation system for Lafayette Park. [Post]

  • But you can still protest there while it’s being installed. [DCist]

  • Metro to crack down on fare jumpers. [WAMU]

  • Memorial service for fallen police officers. [WJLA]

  • ANC is down with Apple’s plans for the Carnegie. [WAMU]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips?

  • Larry Kidwell, singer/pianist in the legendary D.C. soul group Lawrence and the Arabians, has died. [David Nuttycombe]

  • More of the Hand Grenade Job tour diary. [WCP]

  • Check out photos from this weekend’s damp (but funky) Funk Parade. [DCist]

  • On his new album, Janka Nabay continues to bring bubu music to the Western world. [WCP]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes(tips?

  • Toki Underground owner investigating Trump and Russia? [Daily Beast]

  • Mistakes restaurants make that can turn off a critic. [Arlington Mag]

  • Why a Muslim woman has been inviting strangers to dine in her home. [Post]

  • Three places to drink tiki drinks all summer long. [DC Refined]

  • What exactly does it mean to open a franchise restaurant? [Eater]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips?

  • Editorial: D.C.’s waste of millions of federal housing dollars is “shameful.” [Post]

  • Apple releases preliminary designs for planned store at Carnegie Library. [Post]

  • How to rent out housing through Airbnb legally, per current D.C. law. [UrbanTurf]

  • African-American architectural firm gets accolade at site downtown. [Curbed DC]

  • D.C. United gets building permits for future stadium in Buzzard Point. [SB Nation]

  • What tools might alleviate the burdens of D.C.’s lowest-income renters. [DCFPI]

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