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Housing Authority is caught between permissive local laws and strict federal laws on marijuana. [WAMU]

Skyland will break ground next week. [WBJ]

The Streetsense-neighborhood collaboration to bring retail to Congress Heights. [NPR]

The origins of and prospects for the 11th Street Bridge Park. [Next City]

D.C. charter officials are now trying to keep troubled Options open. [Post]

Photos and videos of President Barack Obama‘s visit to Powell Elementary. [Prezi]

Mount Pleasant residents threaten to leave city if school boundaries are changed. [New Columbia Heights]

Douglas Development H Street project could offer three floors of retail. [UrbanTurf]

A guide to dealing with noisy neighbors [Atlantic Cities]

Today on the market: Fairfax Village 2BR—-$79,000