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The streetcar gets closer to operation…slowly. [Post]

Post‘s Colby King accuses councilmembers Muriel Bowser, Jim Graham, and Vincent Orange of lax D.C. Council oversight. [Post]

Harry Thomas Jr. associate gets stuck with a hefty bill. [LL]

New Chief Financial Officer says he’ll make customer service better. [Post]

Government questions played into Chinatown apartment building owner’s backing down on ending affordable housing in October. [Housing Complex]

Congress looms over District marijuana policy. [WAMU]

District Department of Transportation: “WE DONT TICKET OUR OWN.” [Post]

Now that D.C. is the coolest city in the country, is the D.C. Cool campaign to thank? [WBJ]

Deborah Simmons says “phooey” to concerns that attorney general hopeful Edward “Smitty” Smith doesn’t have enough experience. [Times]

Silver Line boss previously worked on Los Angeles subway. [WBJ]

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