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The District is trying to get a court to appoint the city’s most frequent 911 caller—she’s called 226 times in the past year alone—a medical guardian.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- What’s open and closed in the District on Veterans Day. [WTOP]
- In honor of Veterans Day, two of the original Tuskegee Airmen will join District leaders for a wreath-laying ceremony. [News4]
- D.C. has five completed Obamacare enrollees, though 321 users have requested an insurance plan from the online marketplace. [WBJ]
- The D.C. jail is working to curb a rash of suicides. [Washington Post]
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LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
- Vincent Orange, Andy Shallal are running for mayor. [LL, Post, Washingtonian, WAMU, WBJ]
- Post ed board, like Vince Gray, wants a study on minimum wage increase. [Post]
- D.C. Jail tries to curb suicides. [Post]
- Ed board: what took so long? [Post]
- Jonetta Rose Barras: election will be about liberals versus progressives. [Post]
- Streetcar routes! [Housing Complex]
- Eleanor Holmes Norton says federal landlords are in “purgatory” over budget confusion. [WBJ]
- Report backs Capitol Police decision in Navy Yard aftermath. [Times]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Aaron Wiener (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Sorry D.C., you’re only the fifth fastest-gentrifying city in America. [HuffPo]
- Details of the four proposals for the Franklin School. [WBJ]
- D.C.’s theater past and future. [Post]
- Test your knowledge of D.C.’s land-use rules. [City Desk]
- A few reasons to be skeptical of D.C.’s NAEP gains. [GGW]
- Three D.C. charter schools launch crowdfunding campaigns today. [Post]
- Rogue driver kills one, injures four. [WJLA]
- Southwest Waterfront and Buzzard Point, a century ago. [Ghosts of DC]
- Make cycletracks safer by making them smaller. [GGW]
- Today on the market: Century-old Columbia Heights condo
ARTS LINKS, by Ally Schweitzer (tips? email@example.com)
- Wilson High School newspaper reports that Fat Trel bailed on a scheduled concert at the school after pocketing his performance fee. [Wilson Beacon]
- Why 826DC is awesome [Post]
- Pacman and Peso edge closer to North Korea. [Post]
- A review of Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience [Post]
- Josef Palermo bases an art piece on his ex-roommate’s diary; ex-roommate says the diary is a work of fiction. [Post]
- Georgetown theater sign may light up again. [Washingtonian]
- Katherine Goldstein and Dismemberment Plan‘s Travis Morrison continue to talk about their marriage. [Studio 360]
FOOD LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Try these white truffle dishes. [The Plate]
- Veterans Day food and drink specials in D.C. [Zagat]
- Ramen burgers make D.C. debut at Degrees at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown. [Washingtonian]
- What’s behind Yelp’s fake restaurant review reviews? [NPR]
- After neighborhood battle, All Souls finally prepares to open in Shaw. [Eater]
- Bolt Burgers will be high-tech. [Post]
- Three new and notable breweries [Express]
- Blind taste test of nine different colas [Thrillist]