How the District ended up spending roughly $300,000 on an special election. [LL]

Mark Tuohey out in the attorney general race; is Harry Thomas Jr.’s attorney taking his place? [Washingtonian, LL]

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) goes after the District’s gun laws. [City DeskPost]

Campaign to house 500 homeless families lags behind its goal. [Housing ComplexPost]

Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie backs Robert White in the at-large race. [LL]

911 power failure leaves some waiting, others hanging up. [Times, WAMU]

Can the D.C. film office finally win over Hollywood? [WCP]

Tommy Wells proposes marijuana education campaign to calm pot-hating Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.)

Jeff Thompson shadow campaign beneficiary Kelvin Robinson loses his city job. [LL]

Uber driver allegedly goes all Crazy Taxi after spotting cab inspector. [WAMUPost]

Peaceoholics co-founder and “community hero” Ron Moten seeks money for legal fight after the city. [LL]

Alcohol board says Adams Morgan restaurants can apply for liquor licenses. [WAMU, City Desk]

Ward 8 gets some bike lanes. [Housing Complex]

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