Ward 8 hopefuls keep their intentions quiet, mostly. [LL]

Ward 4 Council candidate A.J. Cooper, 34, dies suddenly of a heart attack. [LLPost, WAMU]

Marion Barry services start today. [Post, WAMUTimes]

Congressional Republicans aim to stop marijuana legalization. [National Journal, WAMU]

Can Anacostia steer its inevitable development? [Housing Complex]

Federal arts commission finds itself embroiled in pop-up debate. [WAMU]

Pedro Rubio wants the Ward 4 seat. [LL]

Gay liaison officers detailed to Chinatown. [Blade]

“Glide path towards eminent domain” for the D.C. United stadium. [WBJ]

New Metro cars could be held back over safety. [WAMU]

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton‘s name will be on Southwest Waterfront plaza. [WBJ]

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