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Mayor Muriel Bowser cancelled proposed cuts to the University of the District of Columbia and tabled a fight over police body cameras.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • The New York Times fucks up another visit to D.C. [Young & Hungry]
  • Metro offers up two Brookland parcels for development. [Housing Complex]
  • UDC gets new president. [WBJ]
  • Neighborhood leaders rally to oppose Pepco-Exelon merger. [WTOP]

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

Gear Prudence: Why some cyclists bike with their helmets, but not on their heads.

Converted: This historic carriage house in Eastern Market is now a New Orleans-themed bakery.

Tea Time: Shaw has a new vegan cafe and tearoom.

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

  • Councilmembers oppose Exelon’s purchase of Pepco. [PostTimes]
  • Muriel Bowser backs down on UDC budget cuts. [LL]
  • Parents worry about school conditions. [Post]
  • UDC gets a new president. [AP]
  • Two new Brookland parcels from Metro. [Housing Complex]
  • “Uber for buses” arrives. [WAMU]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Aaron Wiener (tips? awiener@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Death toll on derailed Amtrak train from D.C. climbs to six. [AP]
  • Two new apartment buildings planned at Southwest complex. [UrbanTurf]
  • And the local ANC backs another big residential project nearby. [UrbanTurf]
  • Councilmembers call on Muriel Bowser to oppose Pepco-Exelon merger. [DCist]
  • There aren’t many foreclosures left in the D.C. area. [WBJ]
  • A profile of a bygone downtown music venue. [DCist]
  • Today on the market: 16th Street Heights house in need of love—-$690,000

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

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

  • A Bethesda condo has its own sommelier in residence [Eater]
  • Maketto introduces D.C. to Taiwanese fried chicken. [Post]
  • Eight new happy hours to try around D.C. [Zagat]
  • The Chickery to replace Black and Orange in Dupont. [PoPville]
  • Company offers waffles, dream interpretations to hawk mattresses. [DCist]
  • Shake Shack has a Cool Runnings Concrete. [Express]