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Good morning, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the web this AM.

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City police have released the name of a 17-year-old girl who was shot and killed yesterday in Southeast DC.

After having to mask disappointment behind her sparkling smile too many times, US gymnast Shawn Johnson finally collected a gold medal on the balance beam today.

Virginia Governor Tim Kaine has announced significant cuts to the state's budget. No official numbers have yet been released, but some suspect the number to  be as high as $1 billion.

We're not surprised: Survey finds Democrats tip best; Republicans drink most. To be fair though, the survey is completely unreliable.

Pervez Musharraf's resignation as president of Pakistan is raising concerns among US officials about the country's future cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

The case of a historic African American church in McLean defaced with a racial epithet is currently under investigation.

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