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Wednesday - 6/13/2012, 9:16am  ET

The Nats' Ryan Zimmerman tosses the ball to first baseman Adam LaRoche to out the Toronto Blue Jays' Kelly Johnson during the second inning of the Nationals' win Tuesday night. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Aaron Vincent Elkaim)

Good morning, Washington area! Here are five stories to keep you informed and get you going:

New D.C. brewery taps into growing craft-beer scene: In a previously empty warehouse in Northwest D.C., two longtime friends are hoping their soon-to-open brewery will solidify the District's growing reputation as a world-class craft beer destination.

District's U.S. Attorney in the eye of the storm: On the heels of corruption-related guilty pleas from former D.C. politicians and staff, Ronald C. Machen was appointed last week to investigate a politically laced national security leak scandal.

Pranksters banned from Herndon graduation: A prank at Herndon High School could mean some seniors will be banned from Thursday's graduation ceremonies. Http://

Night owls not as happy as early bird peers: It turns out the chipper mood of "morning people" is real, and on top of being happier, they feel healthier too.

Father's Day gifts dad really wants: Father's Day is this Sunday, so if you haven't bought a card or gift for Dear Old Dad yet, it's getting close to the last minute.

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