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Posted at 07:36 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Va. Tech’s unshakable curse; Leslie Johnson sentencing; D.C. area’s best pizza (A.M. Buzz)

Here are five local stories to get your Friday started:


Virginia Tech students Maggie Cashion, left, and Kasey Kraft pause to remember the police officer killed on campus Thursday. (Chris Keane - Reuters)
Virginia Tech’s unshakable curse. Post columnist Petula Dvorak explores how, on a campus tucked in the Blue Ridge Mountains and prepared with an alert system, lockdown plan and evacuation routes, blood could spill once more. Tune in for our live chat with a Va. Tech freshman at 11:30 a.m.

Leslie Johnson to ask for probation. The ex-Prince George’s council member who hid bribes in her bra is expected to be sentenced today.

The DMV’s upper crust. In the past decade, boutique pizzerias have raised the bar for capital city pies. We review 24 of the best. Vote for your favorite.

Probe widens in dumping of remains. An investigation of an Air Force mortuary will check reports that it sent troops’ remains to a Va. landfill.

D.C. Tweeps: Q&A with top fashionista. Kelly Collis was among your favorites last year. Get your votes in for this year’s contest.

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