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Posted at 5:59 AM ET, 11/15/2010

Lori's A.M. Buzz: Big bucks in higher ed

By Washington Post editors
Washington Post editors

Is it Monday already?

The weekend certainly went by quickly -- and what a lovely weekend it was. Hope you got a chance to get out and enjoy the sun because it looks like it may be taking a bit of a vacation. The Capital Weather Gang says clouds will move in today and there will be a chance of rain late tonight. But temperatures are expected to reach 60 degrees, so grab that jacket and get going.

The arrest of Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson is still reverberating throughout the region, and county residents are taking it very personally. Johnson and his wife, who was elected to the County Council in November, have been charged with destroying evidence and tampering with witnesses.

Johnson is expected to head back to work today. His successor Rushern Baker, is expected to hold a news conference today, NBC 4 reports.

In other news:

-- If you want to be a millionaire you might consider higher education. Thirty college presidents made more than seven figures in pay and benefits in 2008. George Washington University President Steven Knapp, the best paid college chief in the D.C. area came in just shy of a mil at $985,353.

-- Make sure the home you enter is your home. A Montgomery County man was shot after he entered what he thought was his apartment, NBC 4 reports. It wasn't. He is expected to be OK.

-- Police continue to search for mother who left her just hours old newborn girl in a Springfield church parking lot on Sunday. The baby is in good condition.

And coming up today: There's a football game tonight, and it's kind of a big deal. Washington has a rematch with Philadelphia, and the outcome may hang on how well quarterback Donovan McNabb and coach Mike Shanahan click going forward.

Stay with Postlocal.com throughout the day for the latest news.

By Washington Post editors  | November 15, 2010; 5:59 AM ET
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