So with delay after delay after lawsuit after delay, when will District residents actually be able to start buying medical marijuana? D.C. Council member David A. Catania (I-At Large), legislative point man on the program, appeared on WAMU-FM today to answer that question, among others. Wait till winter, he said: “Without question, by the first of the year,” Catania said. “It is not as quick as we would have liked, but we don’t live in a perfect environment.”

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What John Edwards and Harry Thomas Jr. have in common (Post op-ed)

Judge rules Michael Davis incompetent to stand trial for hammer attacks, sends him to St. Elizabeths for treatment(Crime Scene)

Man found shot one block from First District police station (Crime Scene)

Could waterborne lead case become a class action? (Examiner)

So Check It’s redemption might not be complete (WJLA-TV)