Correction: An earlier version of this story had an incorrect first name for Thomas Maslin.


Thomas C. Maslin, with wife Abigail and son Jack (Courtesy Abigail Maslin)

In other news:

Activists sue to get corporate donation ban on the November ballot (Post, WRC-TV, WAMU-FM, WaTimes, DCist, Loose Lips, Examiner)

MLK Library is hosting 40th anniversary events (DCist)

FRC president: God told security guard Leo Johnson not to shoot gun-wielding Floyd Corkins (Examiner)

Still no medical marijuana being grown or sold (WaTimes)

To be determined in Vincent Gray campaign probe: Who are “Person A” and “Co-Conspirator #1”? (Post column)

Kaya Henderson says she’ll look into keeping some school librarians, establish library task force (Examiner)

Test scores edge downward at KIPP schools — due to spike in special-needs students? (Post column)

Lincoln Memorial will soon have a Reflecting Pool again (Post)

Airports Authority board questions why it’s paying for member’s legal fight (Post)

Authority board members’ kids got low-paying summer airport jobs (Examiner)

There are a lot more sidewalk cafes downtown (Downtown BID)

Taxi Commission tells drivers they’ll have to pay for meter install unless Marion Barry lifts his contract disapproval (Examiner)

Informer and allies rally against city’s decision to disqualify it from advertising bids (City Desk)

Special-ed lawyers settle with city: “I don’t think we’re all that happy about it. I’m not sure the city is super happy about it.” (Legal Times)

Hirshhorn security fatally shoots self (Crime Scene)

Gray to announce task force on Bloomingdale flooding today (Examiner)

Draft regulations would let secondhand store owners off the regulatory hook (Examiner)

Yes, there was redevelopment on the Southeast riverfront before there was a baseball stadium (GGW)

Behold the proposals for the former library site on H Street NE (WBJ)

Why one tech company’s bureaucratic nightmare might help Gray-backed incentive bill (WBJ)

Your small business can apply for the $55,000 grant that was supposed to go to Team Thomas (Examiner)

Popular crafts festival is headed inside, out of Adams Morgan (PoP)

It’s good to be Johnny’s Half Shell (Roll Call)

Skinny house! (Curbed)

What D.C. needs is “a hostess with the intelligence, grace, charm and beauty” of Ivanka Trump (Post letter)