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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/03/2012

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Thomas is set to feel the cold kiss of justice this morning. (Jahi Chikwendiu - WASHINGTON POST)
One elected D.C. official is likely to be sent to jail today; others may soon follow. But what brought us to this point? In a lot of ways, pure chance. In his Loose Lips column this week, City Paper’s Alan Suderman shares a sobering thought: There but for the grace of Timothy Day, Vincent Orange and Sulaimon Brown go the District’s political investigations.

In other news:

Why Allen Sessoms has not turned out to be UDC’s Michelle Rhee (City Paper)

Community college chief’s move to Florida isn’t a done deal yet (KeysNet)

New Hebrew immersion charter school raises qualms among religious Jews (Washington Jewish Week)

Trinity prez helps expose the “nugget of truth” in Marion Barry’s Filipino nurse comments (HuffPo)

Chuck Brown: alive and well (Arts Post, Arts Desk, DCist)

Wendy Rieger goes inside the situation room — of the FBI’s Washington Field Office (WRC-TV)

Cathy Lanier’s new contract expected “shortly,” but any raise could get complicated (WaTimes)

Ward 5 candidate Frank Wilds: “Sometimes you need to send a man to do a man’s job.” (Loose Lips)

D.C.’s most expensive house sold to federal tech chief (Where We Live)

Meet who’s pushing for a U Street alcohol license moratorium (Housing Complex)

This 8-year-old was struck by a car outside of LaSalle Elementary (Afro)

“The District isn’t a coffee town as much as it’s a caffeine town” — a recipe for cafe success (Housing Complex)

Jack Evans finds one journalist in favor of his protest-permitting plan (WaTimes)

Parks-and-rec budget puts new emphasis on parks -- including a rethink of Franklin Square (GGW)

What the chief judges had to say on Twitter (Legal Times)

Two shootings Tuesday night, no fatalities (WaTimes)

Arrest made in 2009 Congress Heights killing (Homicide Watch)

Still no verdict in South Capitol Street shootings trial (WUSA-TV)

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