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Dalai Lama prays, Clemens stands trial, Obama tweets

Good morning. Welcome back after the long holiday weekend.

More than a decade after a young scientist was sexually assaulted and beaten to death in Georgetown, police believe that her killer is linked to eight sexual attacks in Montgomery County, and they are launching a Web site they hope will help catch him.

Yes, it was hot in June but not a record-breaking heat. Just try to put June 9, when we hit the record-tying 102 degrees, out of your mind.

A Prince William County mother is expected to turn herself in today, to face charges that she left her almost-three-year-old son in a minivan for seven hours June 17, where he died.

The Maryland program to defer foreclosures isn’t working as well as expected, staff writer Ovetta Higgins reports. Only 100 homeowners have received a loan modification in the past year.

Forgive me if you’ve seen this already, but were you one of hundreds of pedestrians turned away from the Key Bridge during the Fourth of July fireworks show?

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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