DeMorning Links: License to cheer


Perhaps not just for suburbanites anymore. (Larry Morris/TWP)

In other news:

Thirty percent of D.C. children live in poverty, Census says (Examiner)

Parademic is under investigation after allegedly abandoning elderly woman who later died at hospital (WTOP)

Hundreds line up for chance to rent an affordable apartment in Columbia Heights (Post, WJLA-TV)

After Heritage India violence, Jack Evans ponders requiring police protection at “afterhours” clubs (Post)

D.C. United about to ink new short-term RFK lease; “However, RFK is not a long-term solution,” says team flack (Soccer Insider)

Ethics hearing today (AP)

Gas station operators try to drum up support for bill targeting Joe Mamo (TBD, Examiner)

Jonetta Rose Barras is not a fan of the Wal-Mart deal (Examiner)

Tom Sherwood praises the “restraint and tactical sophistication” of police handling Occupy (WRC-TV)

An exploration of Occupy’s cultural geography (Examiner)

AAA pushes back on impoundment option for cars with expired tags (WRC-TV, WAMU-FM, Examiner)

Also: Mary Cheh is interested in other things police can arrest you for besides expired tags (WTTG-TV)

Office of Human Rights: Catholic U. can have its same-sex dorms (WaTimes)

Metro’s plans for $124 million budget gap likely to include fare hike (Post, Examiner)

Would-be suicide avoided by attentive Metro driver (Examiner)

City attorney bows out of Pershing Park litigation (Legal Times)

Wal-Mart, Safeway both have well-connected lobbyists (WaTimes)

Could sending a federal agency to Anacostia Metro land kick-start Poplar Point development? (Post)

What you see if you check in with Foursquare at the Wilson Building (@Nolan)

D.C.’s best Sichuan restaurant is expanding (All We Can Eat)

Taxi crashes into Friendship Heights shopping center (@CandiceNicolePR, DCist)

Another Duke Ellington mural (DCentric)

Little known facts about House appropriations subcommittee chair Jo Ann Emerson: She used to work for the D.C. Republican Committee, and her daughter teaches in DCPS (@DCGOP, @DCGOP)

Mount Vernon Triangle’s about to blow up (DCmud)

Two charged in cab robberies (AP)

Not a lot of notice given for schools meetings (D.C. Schools Insider)

Eighty condos envisioned for former Georgetown heating plant (Current via Dish)

D.C. Public Library to offer free music downloads (DCist)

Watergate is not in decline, we swear! (Post letter)

Mike DeBonis covers Congress and national politics for The Washington Post. He previously covered D.C. politics and government from 2007 to 2015.

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