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Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 10/05/2011

DeMorning Links: Earthquakes have consequences

Looking over the damage at the National Cathedral the day after the Aug. 24 quake (Nikki Kahn - THE WASHINGTON POST)
Remember the earthquake? Six weeks later, most of us can chuckle about the temblor that shook us up a bit but pretty much left our homes and possessions unscathed. But the folks over at the National Cathedral are probably finding it harder to laugh: They’re looking at a $25 million bill for operating costs and for stone masonry repairs that could take as long as 10 years to complete — a tough break for an institution that’s had to undergo dramatic cutbacks in recent years.

In other news:

How DC Brau has “laid the groundwork for a D.C. brewing revival” (Washington Post)

Muriel Bowser on ethics: “a sobering voice on a hot-button issue that at times has descended into political theater” (WaTimes)

Jonetta Rose Barras: Just say no to Betty Noel (Examiner)

Is a new law necessary to protect cyclists? (HuffPo, WABA)

Jack Evans’ bikes were stolen (Vox Populi)

Owner of city grass-cutting outfit has a bit of a history (Washington Post editorial)

No soccer stadium at Buzzard Point any time soon (Soccer Insider)

The case against car-sharing competition (Housing Complex)

”Taste of D.C.” will be setting up next to “Stop the Machine” (Examiner)

High schoolers use BOEE’s touch-screen machines for student election (DCist)

Among Brooklyn Bridge arrestees: Plaintiff in class action filed over D.C. protest arrests in 2000 (HuffPo)

Fear not unprofessional police, protesters (HuffPo)

Yesterday’s Council introductions (DCist)

D.C. picks up another sister city (Housing Complex)

To catch a bike thief ... is to (District Curmudgeon)

Ninth Street Bridge boasts subpar baubles (Housing Complex)

You know you wanna be a Superior Court magistrate judge (Legal Times)

How to ease the District into “welfare reform” (DCFPI)

Fifteen-year-old who shot at cops in Petworth will stand trial (Washington Post)

Don’t blame tort reform for D.C. doctor shortage; blame poverty (Washington Post letter)

Coolidge hoops coach must be rehired, arbitrator says (Examiner)

New requirements for condo associations? (Curbed)

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