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Breyona McMillian, 16, had returned home from the boarding school where she was studying in Iowa to visit her family for Thanksgiving when she was gunned down Friday outside her mother’s Southeast home. The killer escaped, and police are asking the public for help in their investigation.


  • Restaurants and hotels can legally reject white supremacist groups. [WAMU]

  • Metrorail’s Purple Line project on hold after judge demands thorough safety analysis. [WBJ, WAMU]

  • Metro Safetrack surge #11, impacting orange and silver lines, begins today. [Post, Fox5]

  • Bikeshare stations outside D.C. and near a metro stop are very well used. [GGW]

  • Two men were also shot to death over the weekend in Southeast D.C. [Post]

  • Panda cub Bei Bei had emergency gastrointestinal surgery. [Washingtonian]

  • Rape investigation emerges from “Gatsby”-esque Georgetown Halloween party. [Post]

  • Police seized 3.25 pounds of marijuana in Glover Park bust. [Post]

  • Mike Pence has secured a rental house in Chevy Chase, D.C. [WJLA]

  • A postal worker was assaulted and robbed after finishing his route on Saturday. [WTOP]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Liz Garrigan (tips? lgarrigan@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and colleagues support Comet Ping Pong, “a victim of fake news.” [Twitter, Twitter]

  • Mayor Muriel Bowser talks middle class at … the exorbitant Shaw Bijou. [WCP]

  • D.C. to raise smoking age, and vaping too. [Post]

  • D.C. Council to consider campaign finance reform legislation. [Post]

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

  • The National Gallery of Art’s Stuart Davis: In Full Swing is an impressive, if incomplete survey of the artist’s work. [WCP]

  • Showtime’s house band Granny & The Boys bring “new meaning to old-school funk.” [Post]

  • Remembering local actor/director Richard M. Mancini. [DC Theatre Scene]

  • Can you spot these body-painted models on the National Mall? [Washingtonian]

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

  • Mead deserves serious consideration as a beverage. [Post]

  • These dinners come with post-meal treats. [DC Refined]

  • Celery and olives are historically the most common Thanksgiving foods. [NPR]

  • Todd Thrasher, Jeremy Ross, and Taha Ismail talk cocktails. [NoVa Mag]

  • Gift ideas for people who love to eat. [Thrillist]

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

  • New legislation means D.C.’s Office of the Tenant Advocate has lien authority. [Post]

  • A Thanksgiving fire broke out at a building in Ward 8 “due to unsafe conditions.” [Twitter]

  • D.C. planning officials aren’t thrilled with Ben Carson as Trump’s HUD director. [Twitter]

  • Gentrification and real-estate speculation reach D.C.’s Kenilworth-Parkside area. [Post]

  • Could electronic billboards proposed for Nats Park proliferate across the District? [WCP]

  • Capitol Hill townhouse built in the 1870s and featured in film sells for $1.3 million. [WBJ]

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