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LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
Jack Evans, chair of Metro’s board, wants to seriously rejigger its structure. [Post]
Metro had another meltdown involving a fire during rush hour Friday afternoon. [WTOP]
To compete with Uber and the like, changes are coming to D.C.’s tax industry. [WAMU]
Meanwhile, police say an Uber driver’s car was stolen during a pickup Friday. [WJLA]
“The African American Museum’s opening will go down as a seminal moment.” [Post]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Brews: Why don’t critics take beer seriously? That and more in our 2016 Beer Issue.
Youth Homeless: D.C. wrapped up its second-ever youth homeless census Saturday.
The Washington Home: One of the last residents of a to-close nursing home has died.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mary Cheh on The Politics Hour. [WAMU]
Legislation from Cheh and Phil Mendelson would take contracting power away from DGS. [WBJ]
Gay District Republicans back away from Donald Trump. [Blade]
Bowser legislation would ease regulations on Girl Scout cookie, lemonade sales. [WCP]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? email@example.com)
Head here for debate watching tonight. [Eater]
Ever wonder how food trends become food trends? [Lucky Peach]
Score some vintage restaurant swag here. [Washingtonian]
Everything you need to know about Mess Hall. [WBJ]
The 25 best SNL sketches about food [Thrillist]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
D.C. is refurbishing an affordable housing building with $13 million. [Housing Complex]
In Northeast’s Trinidad neighborhood, “houses are selling like hotcakes.” [Post]
Condos in 16th Street Heights are going for roughly $400,000. [Post]
The District is looking for developers to rebuild a public housing site. [Housing Complex]