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WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Tuesday - 6/26/2012, 9:05am  ET

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Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond tags second base to force out the Colorado Rockies' Jordan Pacheco during the sixth inning Monday. The Nats lost 4-2. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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

UVa. community awaits Board of Visitors vote: The scene will come to life at the University of Virginia Tuesday afternoon when the Board of Visitors, under sharp criticism from the campus community, will meet again to reconsider the removal of President Teresa Sullivan from her job. http://bit.ly/KKgyGW.

Make sure to tune in to "Ask the Governor" on WTOP at 10 a.m. to hear Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell weigh in.

Source: Redskins QB Griffin target of extortion: A former Baylor basketball player is facing a federal extortion charge for allegedly threatening to release "derogatory information" about Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III unless he was paid. http://bit.ly/KKgTJD

Facebook draws user ire with email switcheroo: Facebook has changed your email address. At least that's how many felt after a quiet but vast change in the way the company displays users' contact information. http://bit.ly/Lyse0F

Consumer Reports debunks gas myths: Some people buy fuel from expensive gas stations thinking it's better for their cars, but that's not typically the case, according to Consumer Reports. http://bit.ly/MqlhM3

Bride sings Christina Aguilera on walk down the aisle (VIDEO): Hey, it's your wedding, so you can sing Christina Aguilera if you want to. That apparently was the choice of one bride recently, who decided to memorialize her walk down the aisle by singing "The Right Man" by the pop diva. http://bit.ly/KKhAmh

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