DeMorning Links: School closings contemplated


Many more public school kids — like these Raymond Elementary students — could be educated in charter schools if the city follows the study’s recommendations. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)

In other news:

Gray administration exaggerated Occupy-related costs by including normal expenses in estimates, lawyers say (Liberation, HuffPo)

Cultivation center caps have marijuantrepreneurs concerned they won’t have enough product (WaTimes)

DCPS to Chartwells: Stop delivering moldy, mismatched meals, or else (Post)

About the jury that convicted Chandra Levy’s killer (Post)

East Coast’s first Starbucks, in Cleveland Park, to close (WTOP)

Internet gambling hearing Thursday — here’s a primer (DCist)

Should we publicly finance D.C. election campaigns? (Dish)

Psychiatrist tells judge John Hinckley cannot be trusted (Post)

A PAC for the old guard? (Loose Lips)

Jack Evans wants to slash D.C.’s corporate income tax to Virginia levels (Blade)

Parsing the winners and losers in the new vending regulations (Young & Hungry)

Robberies have Shepherd Park on edge (Post)

More on the streetcar land use study (WBJ, Examiner, DCist, TBD, DCmud)

Mary Cheh pushes back on gas bill editorials: “[W]e should wonder if The Post has become a shill for [Joe Mamo].” (Post letter)

A non-fuddy-duddy nominee to HPRB (Housing Complex)

Ticket amnesty still not meeting expectations (Examiner)

The Ward 7 council race at a glance (GGW)

What a wheelchair accessible cab looks like (TBD, DCist)

Laura Slover (Ward 3) is your new president of the State Board of Education (@patmara)

Michael Brown explains why the statehood case needs to go to the states (HuffPo)

The case for flophouses (Housing Complex)

Performance artist’s lawsuit over Capitol Hill arrest might be coming to a quick end (Legal Times)

Eat with a clear conscience (DCist)

What Capitol Hill’s Specialty Hospital might look like as apartments (Curbed)

On the air: Gray on NewsChannel 8 at 10 a.m.; Cheh on WAMU-FM at noon to talk rats (NewsTalk, WAMU-FM)

Candidate to fill Superior Court vacancy include public defender, aide to chief judge and D.C. Department of Corrections general counsel (Legal Times)

We’re so literate (The Buzz)

We’re so bikey and walky (Patch)

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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