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Timmy Doyle cooled off during last week’s heat. (JOSE LUIS MAGANA/REUTERS)

In other news:

Metro fares go up Sunday — and it’s probably time to get a SmarTrip card (Washington Post)

Why Robert Spagnoletti is the right man to lead the new ethics board (Post editorial)

Cathy Lanier admits activists strong-armed her into reassessing MPD’s handling of hate crimes (Blade)

More on probe of theft from Michael Brown’s campaign (Post, Loose Lips)

Liquor store owner explains why he doesn’t want to open Sundays: “How much scotch and vodka are you going to buy on Sunday when you already have a hangover from Saturday night?” (Examiner)

Phil Mendelson’s always been closer to no-growth than smart-growth (Housing Complex)

Jonetta Rose Barras decries “hysteria” surrounding campaign finance measures — “a tsunami of questionable legislative proposals” (Examiner)

Local health care players are pumped about Supreme Court ruling (WBJ)

City health care finance director is “pleasantly surprised” by the ruling: “That just shows the court is a lot smarter than I am” (WaTimes)

More on cops indicted in downtown nightclub beating (Post)

A whole lot more about the guy who chained himself to the C Street DMV (HuffPo)

A Ward 5 resident’s defense of streetcars and a car barn at Spingarn (GGW)

New transportation bill includes federal oversight of transit systems (Post)

It also favors car commuters over transit commuters (Examiner)

Bladensburg man charged in April killing in Benning Ridge (Crime Scene)

Capitol Heights man charged in June 2011 stabbing in Anacostia (Crime Scene)

Police nab dude alleged to have entered seniors’ apartments by posing as maintenance man (Crime Scene)

Wal-Mart could really foul traffic near Fort Totten, DDOT says (Heartbeat)

Another call for more sensible liquor licensing (Blade)

Another profile of the Rabbi of Reefer (Tablet)

Logan Circle activist won’t actually leave the neighborhood when the pawnshops and delis do (Borderstan)

You will be missed, Lydia (Housing Complex)

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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