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Seth Rich, 27, was killed in an armed robbery in D.C.’s Bloomingdale neighborhood in July. The Trump-loving alt-right theorize that Clinton allies killed him for leaking emails to Julian Assange, a notion the Wikileaks founder hasn’t discouraged.


  • SafeTrack Metro repairs could last until June and cost double the expected price. [Post]

  • New water taxi routes will serve Alexandria, Georgetown, Southwest D.C. [WTOP, WBJ]

  • Amazon Prime will offer two-hour delivery D.C.-wide, and finally serve neighborhoods east of the river. [DCist, WTOP]

  • Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer wins National League Cy Young Award. [Post, NBC4]

  • Fire burns down a falafel food truck at GW; three workers hospitalized. [WUSA, Borderstan, GW Hatchet]

  • A U-haul truck hit and killed a man on New York Ave. [Post]


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

  • Former D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson is censured for breaking city’s ethics rules. [Fox5, WCP, Post]

  • In what may be her biggest test yet, Mayor Muriel Bowser must replace chiefs for the two pillars of her administration. [WCP]

  • Watch Mayor Bowsermanage to anger protesters on the sanctuary city issue. [WCP]

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

  • Joshua Johnson will take over for Diane Rehmwhen she retires next year. [Post]

  • Listen to a new single about the woes of dating from D.C. synth-pop group Stronger Sex. [Bandwidth]

  • And yet another local synth-pop act has a new song about dating. Check outTigers Are Bad For Horses perform its new song, “Tinder Date,” live. [DC Music Download]

  • The next Smithsonian museum could be a women’s history museum. [Washingtonian]

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

  • Tail Up Goat is Eater’s restaurant of the year. [Eater]

  • Get a first look at dishes at On Rye now open in Chinatown. [Zagat]

  • You can invest in a local distillery with just $100. [Washingtonian]

  • Falls Church gets a new bar called called Townshend. [Arlington Mag]

  • Find dishes resembling Thanksgiving leftovers at restaurants. [Post]

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

  • D.C. United and developers make nice with new stadium design. [WCP]

  • The Wizards practice facility in Ward 8 also gets updated, sleeker renderings. [WBJ]

  • What you need to know about the D.C.’s “Comp Plan.” [Greater Greater Washington]

  • Children’s National Health System will build a facility on the Walter Reed site. [WBJ]

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