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(The Washington Prowler) - Look for former Virginia Gov. George Allen to begin putting in place the light infrastructure for a possible run for governor again. Allen, who traveled with Sen. Fred Thompson in South Carolina, is believed to have some volunteer staffing commitments in place to at least begin the process of setting up a statewide organization for the 2009 gubernatorial elections.