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Anti-Trump protests continued through the weekend in Washington and in several cities across the nation. Additional police are stationed outside Trump’s D.C. hotel. Meanwhile, activists began planning a Million Woman March and other demonstrations for inauguration weekend in January.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

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  • Activists will fight for inauguration-day protest space in court today. [Times]

  • Politics and prayer. [Post]

  • Georgetown Day students display clarity of thought while protesting Trump. [NBC4]

  • Silver Spring church reacts to racist vandalism. [WAMU]

  • CNN journalist reports incident between D.C. cop and Pakistani cab driver. [Post]

  • A refurbished U.S. Capitol dome will be unveiled tomorrow. [Post]

  • Elderly and disabled Metro riders face increasing delays. [Post]

  • Metro proposal to cut 14 bus lines concerns riders. [WAMU]

  • A girl was shot over the weekend near the U Street corridor. [Borderstan]

  • A man was stabbed to death in Southeast. [WUSA, WJLA]

  • Chris Heisey and Nationals reach a deal. [WTOP]

  • Photos of a supermoon over D.C. [WTOP]

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

  • At-Large Councilmember David Grosso is tired of looking at those signs. [Twitter]

  • A creative effort to close the school achievement gap among black students. [Post]

  • If D.C. wants statehood, it should join an existing state. [Post]

  • In case you missed it last night. [WTOP]

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

  • D.C.’s RDGLDGRN is robbed of all equipment on tour, and is crowdfunding to replace gear. [DC Music Download]

  • This ain’t Burning Man, folks. No huge blazes on the Mall. [Post,DCist]

  • Here’s how some of D.C.’s arts community is responding to the election results. [Washingtonian]

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

  • Rest in peace, “Egg Man.” [Washingtonian]

  • Where to find comfort food near Arlington. [Arlington Mag]

  • The best cocktails at D.C.’s Michelin-starred restaurants. [DC Refined]

  • Recapping Capital Food Fight benefitting DC Central Kitchen. [Eater]

  • A predictable pick for D.C.’s best beer bar. [Thrillist]

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

  • D.C. invests in affordable housing at an abandoned site in Ward 8. [WCP]

  • Thirteen new affordable housing projects are planned around the District. [Curbed DC]

  • The Wharf development in Southwest is part of a much larger waterfront trend. [Bisnow]

  • A mixed-use project is anticipated to replace a parking lot in Shaw. [WCP]