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  1. Victim in Capitol Hill slaying identified by D.C. police Man was shot on 12th Street SE, police say.
  2. Metro suspends more than half of its rail cars after investigation uncovers safety problems Metro suspends more than half of its trains after investigation uncovers safety problems.
  3. Are Virginia’s Black voters energized or tired? McAuliffe brings in the big guns to motivate a crucial Democratic constituency. Stacey Abrams of Georgia helped make the case Sunday at a governor’s race rally in Norfolk.
  4. Police investigating two shootings on same block in Silver Spring Police investigating double shooting in Silver Spring.
  5. Woman arrested after Saturday night stabbing in Southeast According to a D.C. police spokesperson, the stabbing was the result of a verbal altercation between two women.
  6. Times are tough for lovers of vintage cameras. One was just pulled from a plane. A fellow passenger thought the old film camera he was fiddling with was a bomb.
  7. D.C.-area forecast: Much cooler air rides in on a gusty breeze through tomorrow Fall is back. Temperatures run about 15 degrees cooler than yesterday.
  8. Deadlines arrive for school staff to be vaccinated in Washington region Some unvaccinated employees placed on leave for failing to show weekly testing results.
  9. Stuff your 5,000-word limit! Students dare to write longer history papers. Given such passion, why do high schools almost never encourage big writing projects?
  10. Door by door, a push to rename Confederate streets for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor At least 41 streets in Alexandria are named for Confederate generals, largely thanks to a 1951 city ordinance that at one point required it for all new north-south streets.
  11. Man slain on Capitol Hill Saturday night Killing was near site of earlier Capitol Hll homicide.
  12. Tom Morey, inventor of wave-riding Boogie Board, dies at 86 His short, flexible board made catching a wave accessible to millions.
  13. After many dry days, Saturday was wet, or at least fairly wet Gray skies gave us the rainiest day in more than three weeks.
  14. Our animal kin get the Covid jab at the National Zoo, zoo says Monkeys, gorilla, other primates were vaccinated last week, zoo says.
  15. Officer at D.C. jail receives minor injuries after being struck by inmate A spokeswoman said the officer was transported to the hospital Saturday.
  16. D.C. to hire permanent substitute teachers, contact tracers and more to help overburdened administrators during pandemic The school system will spend nearly $40 million on new employees whose jobs are tied to dealing with the coronavirus.
  17. Flights delayed at Reagan National due to disabled aircraft, officials say Two of the airport’s three main runways have been closed.
  18. An art project visualizes the toll of gun violence with 200,000 origami boxes The Soul Box Project on the National Mall brings home the scope of a national tragedy.
  19. Alexandria school board race: Meet the candidates running in each district Nine seats are open in the Northern Virginia school system of 16,000.
  20. During the Cold War, D.C. was ringed by Nike missile sites. One had an accident. The sites were designed to protect the capital against Soviet bombers.
  21. McAuliffe outraises Youngkin with big national donations in September Gubernatorial candidates Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin have together raised $88 million. In September, McAuliffe pulled ahead of Youngkin for fundraising in the tight race.
  22. PM Update: Sunny, cooler and a bit blustery on Sunday. Temperatures will be a good 15 degrees cooler on Sunday compared to today.
  23. D.C. police identify officer who shot and wounded man in Northeast Authorities said the man had a large knife and a fired a weapon that they later learned was a paintball gun
  24. D.C. should consider excluding gun offenders from Youth Act leniency, police chief Contee says His concerns about the law were echoed by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and others after The Washington Post revealed that 51 percent of those sentenced under the act between 2019 and 2020 had committed a crime with a gun.
  25. ‘Justice for J6’ rally cost government agencies that assisted Capitol Police at least $790,000, according to estimates This is not the total cost to taxpayers as it does not include the response of U.S. Capitol Police.
  26. D.C. wants you to ride bikes. This month it raised the cost to ride Capital Bikeshare. The prices changes are intended to recoup costs and to allow for expansion and improvements.
  27. Back in the Virginia political spotlight, Winsome Sears seeks to lift GOP in bid for lieutenant governor Either Sears or Democrat Del. Hala S. Ayala will be the first woman of color to win a statewide office in Virginia.
  28. From gas station clerk to bid for Virginia lieutenant governor: Democrat Hala S. Ayala aims for history Ayala seeks to become the first woman of color to hold a statewide office in Virginia, as does her Republican opponent, Winsome E. Sears.
  29. D.C.-area forecast: Gusty showers and storms blow through today, then much cooler air spills in It could be a little turbulent around here this afternoon. After that, a big taste of fall.