Loose Lips

Morning Links

Muriel Bowser lands the Tony Williams endorsement. [Post, WAMU]

Schools chancellor Kaya Henderson says haphazard charter planning could lead to schools cannibalizing each other. [Post]

Insurance group sues over fee meant to support the District's health exchange. [Post]

What's ahead for interim fire chief Eugene A. Jones. [Post]

District settles with alleged school food whistblower for $450,000. [Post]

Post ed board backs Phil Pannell in the Ward 8 State Board of Education special election. [Post]

And says the street in front of the Chinese embassy should be renamed after a dissident. [Post]

Mary Cheh bill would let animal control officers use their sirens in some situations. [Post]

Barack Obama visits the 1776 tech incubator. [Housing Complex]

Despite calls to close the shelter, the District finds the money to back a playground at D.C. General. [WAMU]

Three plead guilty in drive-by shooting. [WAMU]

More on Republican chairman candidate Kris Hammond's candidacy. [Post]

What an "elegant" streetcar facility looks like. [WBJ]

The Silver Line, explainer style. [Post]

17 fires reported in the District on July 4. [Post]

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