David Catania will launch a mayoral exploratory committee today. [Post]

Vince Gray gets testy when asked about campaign scandal, economic record. [LLTimesPost]

Video: Gray gets grumpy with WCP‘s own Aaron Wiener over past mayors’ accomplishments. [NBC 4]

Reading the tea leaves on Gray’s hiring of Chuck Thies. [Post]

Post ed board: Does Gray seriously think he’s done answering campaign questions? [Post]

Council backs $11.50 minimum wage bill. [City DeskPostWBJ]

New David Grosso bill would let legal residents vote in elections. [City Desk, WAMU]

Andy Shallal‘s restaurant empire gets another location. [Housing Complex]

Georgia Avenue and H Street Walmarts open this morning. [TimesWTOP, Housing Complex]

District trying to lure the “Silicon Valley of China.” [WBJ]

Don’t ask Marion Barry about Rob Ford. [Toronto Star]

Marijuana group will take your Bitcoins. [WAMU]

Cop accused of making child pornography. [WTOP]

New food truck rules prompt new strategies for trucks. [Post]

Women be loving shoes, says Metro. [WTOP]

Deborah Simmons: Gray has “something to prove.” [Times]

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