It’s special election day in Ward 4 and Ward 8. Follow LL throughout the updates. [LL, Twitter]

Forensics lab ordered to stop after blistering reports. [NBC4PostTimes,

Which mayor will prevail today? [WAMUPost]

Post ed board makes an unconvincing case for its special election candidates. [LL]

The District’s housing bubble keeps growing. [Housing Complex]

Contractor at center of the Adrian Fenty-era Trout Report received Gray administration work. [Hill Rag]

Dulles rail won’t start until 2019. [Housing Complex]

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