Get a load of these grim test scores. [City DeskPostPost, WAMU]

Paid family leave plan popular, funding it less so. [Post]

Muriel Bowser advisor could get a big pay-out from Pepco-Exelon merger. [Post]

Pepco-Exelon merger fight looms for later this week. [WAMU]

Union Station expansion on meeting agenda. [GGW]

Mark Lee: let Georgetown party. [Blade]

Cops catch suspect in 150th homicide of the year. [Post]

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