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This week’s cover story: 20 years later, an oral history of Dream City, the definitive book on Marion Barry and everything else in District politics. [WCP]

Pot legalization advocates fall behind on their signature schedule. [LL]

Why is the police union attacking Phil Mendelson in campaign ads? It’s all part of a plan. [LL]

Artist arrested in alleged theft of leftover recycling bins says she just wanted to make flower planters. [Post]

Why are there so many leftover bins, anyway? [Post]

House hearing on D.C. marijuana decriminalization moved to Friday. [Times, WAMU]

Report: 5,000-plus poor children in the District receive inadequate mental health treatment. [WAMUPost]

Completing the Anacostia streetcar line will take at least three years. [Post]

Love nightclub is up for sale again after a confusing day in court. [Times]

Bicyclist hit by hit-and-run driver on Bike to School Day. [WTOP]

Police chief attributes shooting near Ballou High School to “a spontaneous reaction to a dispute.” [Post]

Photo by Darrow Montgomery