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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Gay judicial candidate rejected in Va.; George Huguely police interview made public; D.C.’s Kenyan McDuffie wins Ward 5 seat (A.M. Buzz)

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Tracy Thorne-Beglan. (ALEXA WELCH EDLUND - AP)
Openly gay judicial candidate rejected by Virginia legislature. Conservative lawmakers insist Tracy Thorne-Begland’s advocacy for gay rights disqualifies him from being an impartial judge.

George Huguely V’s police interview. The recording was made public following his conviction in the Yeardley Love murder case.

Democrat Kenyan McDuffie wins the D.C. Council’s Ward 5 seat. He’ll replace Harry Thomas Jr., who resigned after pleading guilty to stealing more than $350,000 from the city.

Teaching for all levels — in one class. In some Maryland classrooms, separating students into tracks is out. Customized lessons are in.

Nationals fans, beware! Follow Post columnist John Kelly’s strange trip to a mysterious shop where, he says, there is a diabolical explanation of the team’s numerous injuries.

Coming up on PostLocal:

— More evidence from George Huguely V’s murder trial is on display in Charlottesville.

— Special session in Maryland legislature continues today with final House vote expected on tax package.

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