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Posted at 07:14 AM ET, 11/09/2011

FEMA tests Emergency Alert System; D.C. geeks hit the runway (A.M. Buzz)

Here are five local stories to check out this morning:

Don’t be alarmed — this is only a test. FEMA will hold the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System Wednesday. The alert will be broadcast on all radio and television stations at 2 p.m.

A Marine team carries the remains of a Marine killed in Afghanistan. (Steve Ruark - AP)
Failing the fallen. A federal probe found signs of negligence, including lost body parts and mishandled remains, at Dover Air Force Base’s mortuary.

Cyber-bullying. A new study shows that nine out of 10 teens have witnessed cruel behavior on Facebook and other social networking sites.

Geek 2 Chic. Twenty-five tech titans-turned-models strutted their stuff for a charity fashion show in Chevy Chase Tuesday night. Read more about the event and share your photos here.

It’s supposed to be another beautiful day in D.C., so get outside before temps drop and a chance of rain returns tomorrow.

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