David Catania polling memo obtained by LL shows mayor’s race nearly tied. [LL]

Although Carol Schwartz makes fun of the mystery poll. [LL]

Would-be operators want to take over scandal-plagued charter school. [Post]

The case against Vince Gray, explained. [LL]

Firefighters endorse Muriel Bowser for mayor. [LL]

Kishan Putta keeps his spot on the at-large ballot. [LL]

Another public-art flap flares up in Anacostia. [Arts Desk]

Olympic bid organizers make their pitch to local governments. [WBJ, WAMU]

Peaceoholics could call councilmembers at their trial. [LL]

New house prices will squeeze affordable housing stock even more. [Housing Complex]

Short film covers gentrification on H Street. [Post]

Congressional meddling averted for now. [City Desk]

Two of many reasons not to host the Olympics. [Post]

Shoddy sidewalks threaten the elderly. [WAMU]

District cops will get medical kits in new program. [Times]

Photo by Darrow Montgomery