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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art says it will keep showing art from Bill Cosby‘s collection, which makes up half of a current exhibit that runs through the start of 2016.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • Speaking of Cosby: The new Ben’s Chili Bowl opening today on H Street NE does not prominently feature him like the other locations do. [Young & Hungry]
  • D.C. residents, businesses to face higher water and sewer bills. [Post]
  • Why hasn’t the D.C. Taxi Commission spent the money allocated to buy wheelchair-accessible vans? [WAMU]
  • Federal judge upholds decision to cancel local NFL team’s trademark. [NBC4]

RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:

History, Channeled: At a new National Gallery exhibit, talented photographers contemplate traditional photography in an age of digitization.

Gear Prudence: Help! My boyfriend has bike rage.

Space Lift: In D.C.’s booming dining scene, restaurants like Rasika renovate to stay relevant.

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Water service hike ahead for the District. [Post]
  • Cab commission hasn’t spent money for wheelchair access. [WAMU]
  • Surprise: the District’s campaign finance laws are weak. [WAMU]
  • Meridian Hill residents oppose new development. [Borderstan]
  • District’s library system sees huge drop in printed books. [Post]
  • Gunshots near Columbia Heights park. [Post]
  • Columnist Peter RosensteinMendo‘s “off the rails”! [Blade]

ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauterucci is off today (tips? ccauterucci@washingtoncitypaper.com)

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? jsidman@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Daikaya to open a chicken ramen spot in Chinatown called Bantam King. [Post]
  • 15 spicy new dishes around D.C. [Zagat]
  • The best eats around D.C. [Washingtonian]
  • The Airedale gastropub and beer garden opening this August in Columbia Heights. [PoPville]
  • Fruitive bringing cold-pressed juices to CityCenterDC. [BadWolf DC]
  • A look at Virginia’s barbecue scene [NoVa Mag]
  • Three places to eat paella in July [Eater]