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Muriel Bowser administration backs off request for loosened homeless housing requirements after finding new motel rooms. [WAMUPost]

Conservative groups ask Congress to fight District bills on contraception and gay marriage. [Post]

Fire department didn’t track which responders had Metro training. [Post]

City rolls out teacher recruitment plan. [Post]

Colby King: What do we feel after a fatal shooting? [Post]

Apparent suicide in D.C. Jail. [Post]

New D.C. Lottery ads are a bummer. [WBJ]

Tire-slashing spree in Congress heights. [Post]

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