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CBEs set up sham D.C. offices; District government pays shams CBEs to be needless middlemen. Win-win! [Times]

Mystery donors (for now) behind pro-Patrick Mara mailer. [Post]

Paul Zukerberg organizing 4/20 concert the last day of early voting. [Post]

Nine libraries, including two newly renovated ones, have to be closed because of the heat. [Post]

David Catania not happy mayor’s budget calls for adding 132 employees at public libraries while cutting school librarians. [Examiner]

Barack Obama signals support for budget autonomy. [Examiner]

Rand Paul open to the idea of budget autonomy. [Post]

Cathy Lanier wants more cops around nightclubs. [Post]

Obama’s budget has money for St. Elizabeths construction. [Post]