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D.C. Council gives first vote for bill to end social promotion in schools. [Post]

Council passes resolution against Pigskins’ name. [PostLL]

So…is Vincent Orange running for mayor? [LL]

Marion Barry‘s “tweet team” doesn’t appreciate comparisons to crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford. [Twitchy]

Clinton Yates considers the two anyway. [Post]

Barry recovering from hypoglycemic attack. [Twitter]

Mayoral hopeful Reta Lewis: Not counting the scandals,  Vince Gray “has done a really good job.” (around 9:35 in first video). [News Channel 8]

Streetcar likely won’t carry passengers until spring 2014. [Housing Complex]

Buy a Ward 4 councilmember’s license plate! [eBay]

Police say they’ve solved a 1984 cold case. [Post]

Gray’s declaration of “Kojo Nnamdi Day” reaches Guyana. [Guyana Graphic]

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