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PM Buzz: SEALS seek the fit, a vet saves pups

Navy SEALs test mettle at Howard University Only 52 African Americans are among the 2,500 Navy SEALs in uniform today, so the rapid-reaction squad stormed Howard University this weekend, looking for the fit and mentally tough recruit who might actually survive Hell Week.

Thief steals tribute to soldiers’ sacrifice Adorned with images of Purple Hearts, a soldier’s Harley-Davidson was supposed to be a rolling tribute to those wounded or killed in the nation’s service, until it was stolen from a garage in Alexandria.

Cabbie gets $22,000 in Fairfax ‘Beltway sex’ trial The man who claimed he was having sex in a speeding car on the Beltway last year has been ordered to pay $22,000 to the cabdriver whose minivan was struck from behind in an apparent drunk-driving episode.

Veteran finds peace in a pup from the pound After hitting rock bottom, Air Force veteran David Sharpe found a reason to live and launched (Pets to Vets) to help scruffy shelter animals have a chance at helping vets and first responders who have their own battles to fight.

Airports authority to announce new chief The governing body of the area’s two main airports is expected to hire as its chief executive the former head of the U.S. Postal Service.

THATIntern Have you been following Jenna Johnson’s #THATintern series? Hilarious. Today’s stereotype: The Super Shy intern. Previous ones: party intern, reply-all intern, gossip intern, secretly dating interns ... you get the idea.

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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