Loose Lips

Morning Links

The federal shutdown is here. [City Desk]

But D.C. is open. [WAMUPost, LL]

What's open, what's closed. [WAMU]

Superior Court weddings are off for the duration of the shutdown. [Post]

After Marion Barry's censure, Phil Mendelson proposes splitting up his committee. [Post]

D.C. film incentives program's failure can be blamed, improbably, on Reese Witherspoon and Owen Wilson. [WBJ]

Department of Labor refuses to give the Department of Employment Services $1.4 million. [Post]

Around 1,300 cabs won't have credit card machines by today's deadline. [WAMU]

The D.C. Housing Authority will run for 30 days in the shutdown. [Housing Complex]

New math grading for D.C. school students show 16 percent proficiency drop compared to the original standard. [Post]

Thanks, Darrell Issa! [Housing Complex]

28-year-old charged with fatal shotgun death. [Post]

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