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A.M. Buzz: Work takes a toll

Good morning. You’ve got to work, whether you’re a teacher, a waitress, an athlete or you’re in the tourism trade. But it isn’t easy.

In Montgomery County schools, meanwhile, the school board is expected this morning to approve the contract and salary of new superintendent Joshua P. Starr.

Redskins defensove linman Albert Haynesworth (John McDonnell/THE WASHINGTON POST)

Virginia dithers. Virginians are about evenly split on gay marriage, a new Washington Post poll says, which is a shocker since, just five years ago, the commonwealth’s voters amended its constitution to ban the same.

Terrapins find a coach. Mark Turgeon of Texas A&M will be Maryland’s next men’s basketball coach.

More tourists, we bet. Destination DC, the capital city’s tourism bureau, will reveal this morning how much visitors spent here in 2010. The 2009 number was $5.2 billion.

All the local breaking news can be found at our PostNow blog; all local news at PostLocal.

Patricia Sullivan covers government, politics and other regional issues in Arlington County and Alexandria. She worked in Illinois, Florida, Montana and California before joining the Post in November 2001.


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