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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011

A.M. Buzz: Fear the Dino?

Good morning. A warm, sunny day is ahead.


We used to call our college professors dinosaurs and fossils, but we never expected to find a real one on campus. But then we were not University of Maryland students, who may have to change their slogan -- Don’t fear the Turtle — fear the nodosaur.

Seven shots ring out in a residential neighborhood on a June night. A man is dead. Nobody hears anything? Unlikely. Residents say police are unreasonable in asking for their help.

Antiabortion activists who have sought for months to shut down a Germantown clinic picketed its landlord’s daughter’s school in Rockville, according to school and police officials.

Arlington’s links to 9-11: Interesting story out of Florida about a house that was regularly visited by the 9-11 hijackers, and whose owner also owned property in our area. The FBI withheld the Sarasota, Fla. house information from the joint Congressional inquiry into the attacks, and that it was not mentioned in the Sept.11 National Commission’s final report.

Later today, watch PostLocal for the release of the latest U.S. News & World Report college rankings — and much more Tuesday news.

Question of the day: Where do you see diversity? Read our story and let us know where you find the “cosmopolitan canopy.”

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