Shelter Stasis: The former D.C. General hospital is used to house homeless families. Credit: Photo by Darrow Montgomery

Elevated lead levels discovered in two children at D.C. General. [NBC4]

District considers appealing latest handgun ruling. [Post]

The Nose considers the new councilmembers. [Hill Rag]

DDOT puts in new barriers to block illegal U-turns on Pennsylvania Ave. [WAMU]

A look at UDC’s urban farm. [WAMU]

We’re so swole. [WAMU]

More on Vincent Orange‘s legislation to make bars test their noise levels. [Post]

Emancipation Day will push tax day for most of the country next year. [AP]

Charter board approves new schools. [Post]