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NTSB: Metro fans pulled smoke into train car in fatal incident. [Housing ComplexPost]

A new loophole could make affordable housing even rarer in the District. [WCP]

Muriel Bowser‘s ward picks raced to collect money before the LLC loophole closed. [LL]

Cathy Lanier prevails in Charlie Sheen whistleblower case. [Times, WAMUPost]

Booting procurement boss before his term was up will cost $40,000. [Housing Complex]

Post‘s Mike DeBonis leaves the local beat after eight years. [LL]

Paul Strauss will take his shadow senate fight to Iowa. [Post]

Bowser administration cites making sure Franklin School development would benefit “all eight wards” as reason to quash art plan. [Housing Complex]

Franklin School museum director: Bowser is just looking for excuses. [Housing Complex]

City shuts down convenience store over synthetic marijuana sales. [WAMU]

Getting a gun could be easier in the District, thanks to court ruling. [WAMU]

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