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Posted at 08:44 PM ET, 01/20/2012

DeEvening Links: Thirteen is not enough


Ward 5 will have plenty of choices, it appears. (Carol Guzy - THE WASHINGTON POST)
The race to replace Harry Thomas Jr. will indeed be crowded: No fewer than 13 candidates picked up ballot petitions today to get on the ballot for the May 15 special election in Ward 5. More are sure to jump in next week.

In other news:

Cathy Lanier tells mayors the secrets of her success (DCist)

Vincent Gray urges United Medical Center board to pursue overhaul “aggressively and with rapidity” (WBJ)

New Attorney General opinion is sure to enrage charter-school advocates (D.C. Schools Insider)

Senate sergeant-at-arms says they’re hoping to preserve Union Square photography rules (Housing Complex)

Former Dunbar coach explains why you should root for the 49ers, and D.C. native Vernon Davis (DCist)

Michael Brown stumps for online gambling (WTOP)

H Street developers aren’t all that mad about streetcar delays (WBJ)

Is the money Eleanor Holmes Norton spends on her constituent newsletter (and communications aides) wasted? (HuffPo)

DDOT ponders a safer Maryland Avenue NE (TBD)

Man who set strip-club bouncer on fire to jury: “I’ll admit it to you: I have no character.” (WTOP)

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