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Health officials say a person being treated at Howard University hospital with Ebola-like symptoms has been determined to not actually have the virus.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- The Washington Post editorial board endorses Karl Racine for attorney general. [Post]
- Nine people were shot in the D.C. area this weekend, including an 8-year-old boy who is still fighting for his life. [WJLA]
- Loyal Nats fans watch their team lose after a cold, 18-inning game. [Post]
- The Washington Post regains its spot at the “big-boy table.” [New York Times]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Gym Nauseam: Our latest cover story explores the District’s booming high-end, luxury gym scene. Are they making D.C. a healthier city, or they are just serving the already fit and rich? Give us 30 burpees and we’ll tell you.
Large Debate: Come watch at least 11 at-large D.C. Council candidates debate at a WCP-hosted debate this Wednesday at the Black Cat. Doors open at 8 p.m., action starts at 8:30 p.m.
Mayoral Power Rankings: David Catania is on top this week.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
- Post ed board endorses Karl Racine in the attorney general race. [Post]
- David Catania tops the Mayoral Power Rankings. [LL]
- Will Muriel Bowser‘s slim debate schedule anger activists? [Post]
- Anita Bonds predicts that Vermont governor who endorsed Catania will make a show of respect to District Democrats. [LL]
- Colby King surveys the at-large race, declares Wednesday’s Loose Lips debate at the Black Cat “must see.” [Post]
- Speaking of that must-see at-large debate, it starts at 8:30 p.m. [LL]
- Catania aligns himself with marijuana initiative, but pro-pot activist says he could do more. [LL]
- Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton wants Secret Service reviewed. [WAMU]
- More on Howard University’s hospital turnaround deal. [WBJ]
- Police shoot and kill man while executing a warrant. [Post]
- Daylight stabbing in Columbia Heights spooks passers-by. [Post]
HOUSING COMPLEX, by Aaron Wiener (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- The importance of getting the Southeast Boulevard right. [Hill Rag]
- More than 65 homeless families are moved from hotels to D.C. General. [DCist]
- Office tenants flee the suburbs for D.C. [GlobeSt]
- Is a Buzzard Point hostel on the way? [SWTLQTC]
- Bike Rack converts car parking space into bike parking. [City Desk]
- Top Vince Gray adviser moves to Holland & Knight. [Post]
- Today on the market: West End 1BR—-$425,000
ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauteruccitips? email@example.com)
- Photos of Joy Buttons, Hemlines, and Flamers at the D.C. Public Library’s kickoff of its punk archive project… [D.C. Music Download]
- …and a little background on how the archive came to be [Washingtonian]
- When local theater companies encounter problematic depictions of domestic violence and race in their shows, should they excise, modify, or leave as is? [Post]
- A profile of Adonis Miller, an Anacostia photographer who makes photos of D.C. landmarks seem new and interesting [East City Art]
- How Timothy Greenfield-Sanders chose the baby boomers represented in the Newseum’s new portrait show [Post]
- An interview with Ahmed Gallab of Sinkane, who plays DC9 on Wednesday [BYT]
- Listen to the Cowards Choir‘s tight harmonies and restrained builds on “Is This a Wrecking Ball,” from the band’s new EP, Cool Currency. [D.C. Music Download]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Sakuramen owner plans to open new Adams Morgan restaurant. [Post]
- Philadelphia restaurateur Marc Vetriplans to open pizzeria in D.C. [Zagat]
- Reviewing the restroom at Lyman’s Tavern [DCist]
- Dinner Lab coming to Petworth. [PoPville]
- Five restaurants with dishes designed for dogs [Washingtonian]
- Middle Eastern cocktail bar pops up at Black Whiskey. [Thrillist]
- Flying Dog sold a lot of its Old Bay Dead Rise beer. [Eater]
- Taste test of Duke’s Grocery [BYT]