Good morning, Washington area -- Five stories to keep you informed and get you going:
Secret Service prostitution scandal roils D.C.: A prostitution scandal involving the Secret Service has grown in scope, with the disclosure that U.S. agents and military personnel had been with at least 20 women in hotel rooms before President Barack Obama arrived in Colombia for a summit with Latin American leaders. http://bit.ly/I1ThxB
Virginia government at risk of shutdown: For the third time this year, Virginia's two-year budget has died in the Senate's partisan crossfire, risking shutdown of state government operations and construction projects and leaving local government budgets in limbo. http://bit.ly/IxrmmO
Invention aims to clean up dirty phone talk (VIDEO): Are you a toilet-texter? Then you could use this. http://bit.ly/I1U0Ph
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