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D.C. readers: You're invited to Innovating the American Metropolis on Wednesday at 8am ET. Axios' Kim Hart will explore the forces transforming cities nationwide with: Sen. John Thune, Rep. Yvette Clarke, CTA CEO Gary Shapiro, and Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. RSVP here

Onto music and happy birthday to the late Ray Manzarek of The Doors. Last weekend also marked 49 years since the release of "Morrison Hotel," so one of those tracks gets us into the news...