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This week’s cover storyJeff Mills’ whistleblower suit revealed rotting food, fraud, and millions of dollars lost. Why is DCPS renewing its contract with Chartwells?

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • Despite a scare at the Navy Yard this morning, authorities found no evidence of an active shooter . [NBC4]
  • In D.C.’s booming dining scene, restaurants such as Rasika renovate to stay relevant. [Young & Hungry]
  • The D.C. Jail is falling apart. What will replace it? [City Desk]
  • Bowser celebrates the minimum wage increase. [Post]

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

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Just Sit Right There: Listen to Nadastrom’s new mixtape, and homage to an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

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

  • Finally, a D.C. Council show. [LL]
  • Councilmembers move to block Chartwells contract. [LL]
  • Audit shows loose oversight in school modernization. [LL, WAMU]
  • $15 minimum wage battle looms for Muriel Bowser, businesses. [Post, WAMU]
  • Interior Department could block Pigskins’ move to RFK Stadium. [LLPost]
  • “People’s fireworks” terrorize, delight the District. [WAMU]
  • Blogger sues to get her ads on Metro. [City Desk]

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

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

  • Sweetgreen brings in $35 million in new funding. [Eater]
  • R.J. Cooper agrees to return Gypsy Soul space to landlord. [Post]
  • At Claudia’s Steakhouse, martinis go for $125 and grocery store wines are poured at a premium. [Washingtonian]
  • Dolcezza owners open Mom & Pop in Mosaic District. [NoVa Mag]
  • Beef ‘n Bread coming to Chinatown. [PoPville]
  • Pho Deluxe opening in Courthouse this weekend. [ARLnow]