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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.)


  • The family of a black man shot and killed by D.C. police call for answers. [Post, WAMU]

  • Graduation rates across D.C. Public Schools have reached a record high. [Post, DCist]

  • 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]


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

  • 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? mcohen@washingtoncitypaper.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? lhayes@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • 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? agiambrone@washingtoncitypaper.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]