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WASHINGTON (AP) The North American Aerospace Defense Command and the Continental U.S. NORAD Region plans a training flight exercise over the Washington area. The exercise, called Falcon Virgo 10-03, will take place late Tuesday evening and early Wednesday. It will include civil air patrol aircraft and Coast Guard helicopters.

WASHINGTON (AP) A longtime neighborhood leader plans to meet with members of Congress on Thursday about his request to oppose a proposed law that would allow same-sex marriage in Washington. Bob King sent the request by fax on Friday to every member of Congress.

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