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As D.C. residents gird themselves for the Nov. 8 election, roughly 5,700 were told they were not registered to vote when, in fact, they are. A computer error caused the spread of misinformation via mailers, according to the D.C. Board of Elections. (No one has been removed from the rolls.)
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
Mayor Muriel Bowser announces a new partnership with federal prosecutors. [WTOP]
The D.C. Department of Public Works cites a 91-year-old woman with dementia. [Post]
A Supreme Court case could affect the Washington football team’s trademark. [WAMU]
D.C. United gets its Buzzard Point land this week to start building a new stadium. [Post]
Confederate battle flags come down from the National Cathedral’s stained glass. [DCist]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
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Himitsu Opening in Petworth: The restaurant for progressive Japanese fare and playful cocktails replaces Cappy’s Crabs.
Gallery Growth: The National Gallery of Art has a renovated east building that dazzles.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
District can prosecute some crimes through U.S. Attorney’s Office deal. [Post]
Tough times for District politics campaign outfit. [LL]
MPD aims to recruit more cops. [Post]
New criminal charge in ANC spat. [LL]
Voters confused after D.C. Board of Elections mailer. [DCist]
ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? email@example.com)
The National Gallery of Art’s new East Building isn’t so much a renovation as it is a revelation. [WCP]
Pearie Sol is freaking out D.C.’s squares, one anxious, outsider organ ballad at a time. [Post]
Amateur Night at the Apollo holding D.C. auditions. [DCist]
Listen to the new album from local rapper Lightshow, Life Sentence 3. [WCP]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
Follow Mike Isabella on an R&D trip to New York City. [OpenTable]
How one family’s two Chinese restaurants tell the story of District gentrification. [Post]
Matt Baker will make sandwiches while waiting for Gravitas to open. [Washingtonian]
Northern Virginia is having a coffee shop boom. [Arlington Magazine]
Chronicling the history of pornography’s common food-related premise. [Eater]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? email@example.com)
District leaders say the Adams Morgan hotel developer must hire up. [Housing Complex]
Homeless-focused paper Street Sense showcases art created by its contributors. [FOX5]
President Barack Obama: The lame duck/smart-growth advocate D.C. needs? [WAMU]
North Cleveland Park: One of the District’s most active housing markets? [UrbanTurf]
Officials say Ward 4’s Walter Reed site will get a school next year. [Housing Complex]
A big condo building in Mount Vernon Triangle gets historic board approval. [UrbanTurf]