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Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 04/02/2012

The face of diversity of Thomas Jefferson High; Facebook for veterans; prepping for Tuesday’s primaries in D.C., Md. (A.M. Buzz)

Michael Wattendorf, president of the Black Student Union at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria. (Nikki Kahn - THE WASHINGTON POST)
The face of diversity at elite TJ. Thomas Jefferson High’s Black Student Union made a “kind of odd” choice for president, but members laud the student leader’s efforts to attract minorities to the magnet school.

Facebook for veterans? An ex-defense contractor and local Web whiz create a social network to help address the challenges veterans face.

Prepping for primaries in D.C., Maryland: As candidates make last pitches in Maryland, rivals in the District’s at-large and Ward 7 races dash for votes. Before heading to the polls on Tuesday, check out voter’s guides for the primaries in D.C. and Maryland, and for school board races in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

Coming up on PostLocal:

Power to the Peeps: At 11 a.m., join the live chat on this year’s “Peeps Show,” the sixth annual diorama contest involving the holiday marshmallow candy.

Talking traffic and transportation: Join Dr. Gridlock for a weekly live discussion at noon.

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