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Behind the protesters, attorneys have set up a makeshift legal clinic at Dulles International Airport. The attorneys were there on day one.


  • Tenleytown church raised $40,000 to welcome refugee family, and now must wait. [Post]

  • Virginia joins three other states in federal court case against immigration order. [NBC4]

  • The Republican from Utah wants to lop off part of D.C. and give it to Maryland. [Post]

  • Riders speak out against proposed Metro fare hikes. [WAMU]

  • Metro service cuts would be especially hard on low-income riders. [WAMU]

  • Georgetown’s medical school addresses doctor burnout. [NBC4]

  • Feminist gear store “The Outrage” reopens after four days closed for restocking. [WUSA]

  • Holocaust Museum expresses concern over U.S. response to refugee crisis. [AP]

  • Ollie the missing bobcat is probably very shy. [Post]

  • Schools cancel recess over Ollie, even though she poses no threat. [CBS/AP]


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

  • Del. Norton urges Congress not to spike Death with Dignity Act. [Times]

  • Check It! D.C.’s gay gang goes legit. [Post]

  • First Day of School: Welcome Chancellor Antwan Wilson! [WAMU]

  • Jonetta Rose Barras on threats to D.C.’s fiscal stability. [Barras Report]

  • Bed Bugs! Parents at Savoy Elementary are displeased. [FOX5]

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

  • At Hamiltonian Gallery, a strong showing from a fresh pair of artists. [WCP]

  • Some of the worst choices to go on Ben’s Chili Bowl’s new mural. [Washingtonian]

  • The key to Priests’ existence as a band: Don’t compromise. [Bandcamp]

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

  • Have a Guinness! They’re opening up a brewery in Maryland. [Post]

  • One year in with Hank’s Cocktail Bar (formerly Twisted Horn). [Eater]

  • How will the Trump administration impact Old Ebbitt Grill? [Washingtonian]

  • Sea Catch is done after 30 years in business. [PoPville]

  • Do you know these career restaurant servers? [Zagat]

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

  • Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie wants regulations on home-sharing. [WAMU]

  • Could Ward 7’s Skyland Town Center development break ground this year? [UrbanTurf]

  • Local nonprofits and developers are joining forces to call for affordable housing. [WBJ]

  • Howard University plans to renovate its residence halls in a $144 million project. [WBJ]

  • Some big-name architectural firms will help develop the Southwest Wharf. [UrbanTurf]

  • Kalorama mansion sells for $7 million. It’s some 8,500 square feet. [Curbed DC]

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