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Vince Gray wants emergency changes to right-to-shelter law for homeless. [Post]

Andy Shallal hires former mayoral candidate Leo Alexander, despite controversial positions. [LL]

To update its entire housing stock, the D.C. Housing Authority is $1.3 billion short. [Housing Complex]

Pull out your calendar. The WCP mayoral and at-large debates are coming. [LL]

Tommy Wells describes his ideal candidate to run the Office of Planning at architecture debate. [LL]

LGBT report wants police chief Cathy Lanier to release report on hate crimes. [NBC 4]

Charter board holds off on closing charter school at the center of a self-dealing scandal. [Post]

Mary Cheh says a cab driver locked her daughter in his car. [WAMU]

The winter has cost D.C. 35,000 tons of salt so far. [WAMU]

Vince Gray campaign declares him “one of ours.” [LL]

Cabbies caught in undercover sting. [NBC 4]

Court case could open up gun transfers in D.C. [Times]

Union Market business accused of discriminating against employee because of, among other things, his handbags. [Blade]