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House Democrats flip-flop on D.C. shutdown. [Post]

Charter school where officials allegedly siphoned funds lacked supplies for students. [Post]

D.C. Council committee approves David Catania‘s bill on social promotion in schools. [Post]

Police open new “tactical village” training facility. [NBC 4Post]

CFO Natwar Gandhi upgrades city’s revenue prediction. [Post]

House of Cards will get its motorcade after all. [Washingtonian]

Outgoing D.C. Chamber of Commerce head Barbara Lang says living wage bill protesters made her feel “physically unsafe.” [Chamber of Commerce]

The U Street liquor license moratorium flops. [WBJWashingtonian]

Government workers on furlough cause changes in D.C.’s unemployment system. [WTOP]

Shutdown means shorter Metro trains. [Washingtonian]

Is a mountain lion on the loose? It depends who you ask. [Post]