Here are our picks for the top local stories to start your morning:
Priest defends denying Communion to a lesbian. In a statement, the Rev. Marcel Guarnizo says he was right to refuse the sacrament.
Working without the Internet: Federal workers at the Economic Development Administration have been grappling with a cyber-blackout for the past eight weeks. Tell us what it’s like to work without Internet or e-mail.
An inside view of the Va. assembly. Sarah Deible, a Va. Senate Page from Annandale, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a page — running errands, fetching papers, and witnessing some of the most contentious debates in recent memory.
Coming up today on PostLocal:
— Could thundershowers break the March “heat wave”? The Capital Weather Gang has the latest forecast.