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Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 09/30/2011

DeMorning Links: Watering the deserts

This is not a food desert. (David Ramos - GETTY IMAGES)
How to fix food deserts — stretches of the urban landscape where fresh fruits and vegetables aren’t readily available? D.C. Central Kitchen and D.C. Hunger Solutions are teaming up with the District government to equip corner stores now stocked mainly with junk food with refrigerators and other equipment so they can serve more wholesome stuff. Sylvia Carignan reports in the Post on “Healthy Corners.”

In other news:

More tales from D.C.’s worst advisory neighborhood commission (WaTimes)

City cops don’t know bike laws, report finds (Post)

Historic D.C. fountains sit moldering in Maryland (GGW)

A shana tova from Mayor Vincent Gray (Patch)

Adam Clampitt looks to “bring things back in balance” on coverage of the Gray administration (HuffPo)

Pinball Museum’s departure: Proof of D.C.’s “overgrown regulatory state”? (HuffPo)

Public safety officials reassure GLBT community at Reeves Center confab (Blade)

One Judiciary Square: now greener (WAMU-FM)

Making a killing on Buzzard Point is tougher than it seems (Post magazine)

In wake of $400,000 theft, Jack Evans stands by Nat Gandhi (WaTimes)

How poverty affects bond ratings (DCFPI)

Man, 20, pleads guilty to shooting transgender woman (WaTimes)

Harry Jaffe suggests special prosecutor is needed to investigate Pershing Park evidence (Examiner)

Triple stabbing north of Judiciary Square (Crime Scene)

David Catania is on the Politics Hour today (Kojo Nnamdi Show)

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