Early frontrunner Michael "Piece of the Piece" Brown

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Don’t do crime, says Michael Brown. [LL]

Synthetic drugs could be behind overdose jump. [Post]

United Medical Center replaces its CEO. [WBJ]

And St. Elizabeths’ CEO leaves. [WBJ]

New Metro fare gates jeopardized after poor test results. [WAMU]

Serial, but with Adrian Fenty and Bowser. [DCInno]

Top Michelle Rhee deputy leaves DCPS. [Post]

Grand juror says jury bucked U.S. Attorney in hate crime case. [Blade]

Blog royalty looks for better schools. [Post]

Photo courtesy U.S. Attorney’s Office