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The Federal City Council, led by former Mayor Anthony C. Williams, recommends that Congress withdraw consent to Metro’s founding compact so that the region can start from scratch.

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  • Take a walk on the nation’s first electricity-generating sidewalk. [Borderstan]

  • “Unofficial mayor” of Shaw takes care of residents, longtime and new. [Post]

  • Catholic University’s new business school grapples with marketplace greed. [Times]

  • Pacific Northwest outdoes greater Washington in job growth. [WBJ]

  • Transit Police officer out of a job after four women file complaints against him. [WUSA]

  • Twenty-nine kids celebrate new homes on D.C.’s Adoption Day; 1,000 still wait. [WUSA]

  • Violence breaks out at protest against alt-right group compared to KKK. [WTOP, WUSA]

  • Man arrested in last week’s front yard puppy theft claims he was helping. [Fox5, Post]

  • DC Brau will triple production, add beers, and expand its space in 2017. [WCP]

RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:

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

  • Experts fear international college enrollment could take a hit under Trump presidency. [GW Hatchet]

  • More about D.C.’s immigration fears and protesters confronting Mayor Bowser. [Post]

  • The District’s deep, 20-year foray into charter schools. [Post]

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

  • When politics hit the theater, it can be messy. [Post]

  • The Museum of the Bible opens in exactly one year. [DCist]

  • The Foxfire Diamond—the largest uncut diamond in North America—comes to the National Museum of Natural History. [Washingtonian]

  • Listen to Visto’s new apolitical anthem, “I’m Good.” [WCP]

  • Georgetown’s Dumbarton House Museum will close until April for repairs. [DCist]

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

  • Maybe Georgetown bars and restaurants will see a Trump bump. [Post]

  • Bad news for daytime Room 11 fans, but it’s temporary. [Washingtonian]

  • Where to dine at Reagan National Airport. [Eater]

  • These area restaurants are open on Thanksgiving. [WTOP]

  • Cocktails bartenders hate to make. [Thrillist]

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

  • Donald Trump is using his D.C. hotel as a means of wooing foreign diplomats. [Post]

  • The District is repairing the D.C. General homeless shelter’s fire alarm system. [NBC4]

  • The battle over the Adams Morgan SunTrust Plaza redevelopment continues. [WAMU]

  • Residents have hopes for and concerns about the 11th Street Bridge Park. [Next City]

  • A new group is matching tenants with landlords who are cool with marijuana. [NBC4]

  • The New York Times profiles the “surprisingly homey” Capitol Hill neighborhood. [NYT]

  • A Nigerian immigrant is one of the city’s biggest partners in affordable housing. [Bisnow]

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