Weather

Weekend Forecast Cloudy with showers today; partly sunny tomorrow. Highs 60 to 65; lows mid- to high 40s.

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Religion

Fish Fight In the ongoing cultural war over evolution, now comes the battle of the bumper fish.

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The Region

Gay Rights at Annapolis A group of gay rights activists pays a peaceful visit to the U.S. Naval Academy to protest the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. B5

The District

Infant Mortality Rate The city's figure hit a low of 10 per 1,000 live births in 2003, putting the critical health statistic on the brink of single digits.

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Maryland

The Pool Widens Anthony G. Brown is the third official to eye the attorney general position.

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Virginia

Laborers Watched A Herndon group plans to patrol day laborer hiring sites and report illegal immigrants and their employers.

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Obituaries

William S. Busik, 85, was a Naval Academy football star whose career punting record lasted 60 years.

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Also Inside

Lotteries

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Crime & Justice

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In Brief

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Obituaries

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Religion

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Best Bet International guitar stars Carlos Barbosa-Lima of Brazil and Berta Rojas of Paraguay perform together for the first time in the United States at the season opener of the 12th annual John Marlow Guitar Series at 8 tonight at Westmoreland Congregational Church, 1 Westmoreland Cir., Bethesda. Barbosa-Lima often played with the late Charlie Byrd, and Rojas tours with the Del Sur Guitar Quartet. Tickets cost $30. Call 301-654-6874. More Best Bets: www.washingtonpost.com.

International guitar star Berta Rojas of Paraguay has recorded classical and traditional albums.Workers at the National Zoo measure Tai Shan's head during his ninth exam. But the cub wasn't as passive when it came time for a vaccination. B3.