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The skeptics were right. The developer of a luxury hotel being constructed in Adams Morgan isn’t even 30 percent of the way toward meeting hiring thresholds it promised in return for a $46 million tax break, according to D.C. officials. If the company loses the abatement, it’d be largely unprecedented among the tax incentives given by the District government to private developers.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • In an era of post-old-school politics, the D.C. Council now “tilts left.” [Post]

  • A man was arrested after his 3-year-old child brought a gun into school. [NBC4, WUSA9]

  • The District took a step closer to allowing medical aid in dying yesterday. [WAMU]

  • A D.C. woman has been indicted on charges of killing her newborn baby in 2013. [Post]

  • Automatic voter registration could soon come to your nearest DMV in the District. [DCist]

  • Post editorial board: Here’s a modest proposal for Metro that involves the feds. [Post]

  • The principal of a prominent D.C. high school thinks Spirit Week is a distraction. [Post]

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

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Vince Gray: where was concern over DOJ interference in elections when I was running for re-election? [NBC4]

  • Health disparities in the D.C. area. [WAMU]

  • Police LGBT liaison under investigation after complaint. [Blade]

  • More on the State Board of Education races. [Post]

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

  • PriestsKatie Alice Greer talks about the evolution of punk’s white and male origins. [WNYC]

  • Speaking of Priests, watch a new video for “Pink White House,” from the band’s forthcoming album Nothing Feels Natural. [CLRVYNT]

  • A new romantic comedy called Couples Night is currently filming in D.C. [Post]

  • D.C.’s Flasher named by Stereogum as one of the best new bands of 2016. [Stereogum]

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

  • Cochon 555 is in hot water after posting a racist photo. [Post]

  • The Shaw Bijou’s member’s only bar already has 1,000 potential candidates. [Washingtonian]

  • The Hilltop Bar is finally opening Nov. 11. [Borderstan]

  • Checking in with Ruth Gresserafter 25 years of pizza. [WBJ]

  • Could there be a Chipotle leadership shake up? [Eater]

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

  • What a highly anticipated new park in NoMa will look like. [Greater Greater Washington]

  • An apparently run-down house in Columbia Heights is priced at $619K. [Washingtonian]

  • What’s in store for a gas station next to The Exorcist steps in Georgetown? [WBJ]

  • More on proposals to make D.C.’s rent control laws more tenant-friendly. [Street Sense]

  • A JBG-owned office building in Georgetown has sold for $142 million. [CP Executive]