Today’s Emancipation Day parade survives after D.C. Council agrees to give up future parades to the mayor’s office. [LLPost]

Ousted Housing Finance head admits he used agency credit card for personal expenses, still thinks he shouldn’t have been fired. [LL]

Gay Democrats have to choose between David Catania and their party. [Post]

Charter school at center of alleged self-dealing scheme will likely stay open. [Post]

Councilmembers mull ditching power over contracting.  [Post]

Despite being GPS-monitored, man eludes District police. [Post]

DC Water makes new headquarters plans. [Housing Complex]

Courtland Milloy says the Emancipation Day parade should move outside District government. [Post]

Former city administrator Julian R. Dugas died Saturday. [Post]

Bad weather is good news for homeless families. [Housing Complex]

Online dating or the District’s mayoral field? [Blade]

DMV will start providing undocumented immigrant licenses in May. [WAMU]

District rents jump. [Housing Complex]

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