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Marion Barry used D.C. Council staff to work on his autobiography. [LL]

Deleted chapter from Barry’s book covers girlfriend contract scandal. [LL]

Police chief Cathy Lanier says ruling allowing gun possession in public could threaten District dignitaries. [Post]

NAACP sues Metro over allegedly discriminatory background check rules. [City Desk, WAMUPost]

One-time tax cheat Pete Ross accused of owing IRS money again his shadow senate campaign. [LL]

Charter schools sue for more funding. [WAMUPost]

Muriel Bowser on WPFW today at 1 p.m. [Twitter]

Prosecutors won’t pursue charges against cop in assault case. [Post]

Building in Northeast collapses. [Post]

Firefighters put out short-lived fire at the zoo. [Post]

Photo by Darrow Montgomery