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Posted at 06:15 AM ET, 10/05/2011

A.M. Buzz: The five stories you should read today

Here are our picks for the top five local stories you should know about as you start your day.


Woodrow Wilson, a decidedly low-profile president in the U.S., will be honored in Prague this week. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Woodrow Wilson is a rock star. Or at least he is in the Czech Republic, where a monument of the former U.S. president will be dedicated at Prague’s main train station. Two Washingtonians and a D.C.-based organization spurred the rebuilding of the monument.

Redskins owner Dan Snyder is making news again, this time in the luxury boat market after he bought a 224-foot, $70 million “super yacht.”

“Prostitution-free zones” in Prince George’s County? The council is considering the measure in an effort to snuff out prostitution in the county, where residents in some areas say visible evidence of the practice has become all too common.

Six newborn puppies are dead in Virginia, but three others survived, after someone stuffed them all into a trash bag that was left in a King George’s landfill. See video of the three pups that survived.

We’re searching for a mysterious D.C. street musician, and asking for your favorite buskers. Tell us where, who and what about your fave street performers’ songs appealed to you.

Closing arguments in the trial of the Virginia woman accused of killing her granddaughter are expected today. Stay with PostLocal for this and other news from around the region.

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