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Michael Brown to announce he’s running, er, whether he’s running in special election on Newstalk today at 10 a.m. [Twitter]

Campaign finance reforms put off until next year, maybe. [Times]

Harry Jaffe: Vince Gray is cop-friendly mayor. [Examiner]

Council rejects mayor’s plan for more cops. [Examiner]

Marion Barry’s ex-offender bill dies, Barry says his white colleagues support discrimination. [WBJ, WJLA]

Howard Town Center gets an $11 million tax break neither the mayor nor CFO say is needed. [Post]

Child and Family Services is close to being out from under federal oversight. [WAMU]