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Vince Gray crashes Harry Reid‘s press conference, Reid tells him “Don’t screw this up.” [WAMU, LL, Post, Times]

Quick, while the feds are distracted, let’s take back the parks. [Housing Complex]

City has “7 to 10” days left, according to Gray. [WBJ]

Phil Mendelson and officials from Montgomery and Prince George’s County propose minimum wage increase to 2016 for $11.50. [Post]

The shutdown squeezes food trucks, restaurants. [Young & Hungry]

WUSA9 anchor J.C. Hayward wants to be dropped from the city’s charter school lawsuit. [Post]

Cabbies sue over modernization regs. [WAMU]

D.C. charities are pulling back because of the shutdown. [WTOP]

Another bump and run carjacking. [Post]