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Three-way race in Ward 5; Delano Hunter has had some recent legal troubles. [Ward 5 Heartbeat]

Tom Toles mocks District’s pols. [Post]

Doug Jemal almost got away with murder, if not for that pesky Colby King. [Post]

Mayor Vince Gray’s budget includes longer bar hours and more speed cameras. [Post]

TWT has questions about Jeff Thompson‘s Medicaid settlement. [Times]

Thompson contract with CFO nixed, though not why you think, says spox. [WBJ]

Fire Department’s river rescue boat is obsolete, IG says. [Examiner]

Park Service less douchy than before. [Post]

Can’t tell if this is an endorsement of Vincent Orange. [Examiner]