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Next Tuesday, a three-judge D.C. Court of Appeals panel will review challenges to the District’s concealed-carry gun laws, which require that residents have a “good” or “proper” reason to get permits for firearms. While similar restrictions have survived legal scrutiny in other jurisdictions, gun control advocates worry about the fact that the judges weighing this case were all appointed by Republicans.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
An 18-year-old was shot and killed yesterday afternoon near the H Street NE strip. [Post]
Two men were stabbed at a gas station in Capitol Hill Tuesday morning. [FOX5]
Car2Go will replace more than 30 percent of its 800-car regional fleet in 2016. [Post]
Metro boss Paul Wiedefeld isn’t budging on proposed cuts to late-night service. [NBC4]
Cyclists want safer roads, including more bike lanes and more driver awareness. [NBC4]
A second D.C. police officer involved in the fatal shooting of a motorcyclist has been put on administrative leave. [FOX5]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Le Guide Michelin: Will D.C.’s imminent Michelin Guide help restaurants recruit talent?
H Street Rising: Developers have acquired half a block of vacant land by Union Station.
Tchoup’s Special: For this week’s ‘Wiching Hour, we review a Louisiana-style sandwich.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
Charity money goes towards library. [Post]
ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
Carla Hayden to be sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress. [Post]
Read an interview with D.C. rapper J-Scienide. [Bandwidth]
Photos from this year’s Adams Morgan Day. [DC Music Download]
Roald Dahl’s years in D.C. [Washingtonian]
DC Shorts reviews, right here. [WCP]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? email@example.com)
Someone actually tried wine by-the-spoon at Trump’s Hotel. [Washingtonian]
Don’t forget standby beers are breweries. [Post]
Dram & Grain went global with their new drinks. [DC Refined]
What the heck is happening at Salty Dog? [Borderstan]
Fresh takes on wings around town. [Zagat]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
What if the region traded Metro parking lots for housing? [Greater Greater Washington]
How rent control works, in the District and elsewhere. [Greater Greater Washington]
D.C. officials warn of a scam targeting public housing residents. [Housing Complex]
An inside view of the new Trump hotel. [WAMU]