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Tracy Thorne-Beglan. (ALEXA WELCH EDLUND/AP)

George Huguely V’s police interview. The recording was made public following his conviction in the Yeardley Love murder case.

Democrat Kenyan McDuffie wins the D.C. Council’s Ward 5 seat. He’ll replace Harry Thomas Jr., who resigned after pleading guilty to stealing more than $350,000 from the city.

Teaching for all levels — in one class. In some Maryland classrooms, separating students into tracks is out. Customized lessons are in.

Nationals fans, beware! Follow Post columnist John Kelly’s strange trip to a mysterious shop where, he says, there is a diabolical explanation of the team’s numerous injuries.

Coming up on PostLocal:

— More evidence from George Huguely V’s murder trial is on display in Charlottesville.

— Special session in Maryland legislature continues today with final House vote expected on tax package.


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