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D.C. Fire Chief: All Firefighters To Get Metro Training

Washington’s fire chief says all the city’s firefighters will be trained on how to respond to emergencies on the subway system.

02/25/2015

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Smoke Reported On Metro At Woodley Park Station In D.C.

Metro says a disabled train has been taken out of service at the Woodley Park station where there were reports of smoke in the station.

02/21/2015

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D.C. Area Readying For Chinese New Year

The Washington region is getting ready to celebrate Chinese New Year.

02/18/2015

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First Phase Of National Cathedral’s Restoration Finished

The Washington National Cathedral has finished the first phase of restoration work needed after an earthquake in 2011.

02/18/2015

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Amtrak Between D.C., Boston At Half Capacity For Second Day

Amtrak’s busy Northeast Corridor is running at about half its normal capacity for the second day in a row Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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Descendants Of Nevada Senator Join Debate Over D.C. Fountain

The debate is heating up over the name of a Washington, D.C. fountain built in honor of an early-20th-century U.S. senator from Nevada who had white supremacist beliefs.

02/18/2015

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Park Service Rescinds C&O Canal Entrance Fee Proposal

The National Park Service is rescinding a proposal to start charging entrance fees along the entire, 185-mile length of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

02/06/2015

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Union Leaders: D.C. Firefighters Still Having Radio Problems

Union leaders say emergency responders are still having communication problems in Washington subway tunnels in the wake of a fatal accident on the system last month.

02/05/2015

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Montgomery County Firefighters Discover Metro Radio Trouble

Fire officials in Montgomery County say they’ve discovered trouble using their radios in some portions of the Metro system, an issue that follows similar problems for District of Columbia firefighters.

02/02/2015

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D.C. Groom-To-Be Killed After Car Hits Him, Fiancee

The U.S. Park Police says a Washington, D.C., couple engaged to be married were hit by a car as they changed a tire, killing the groom-to-be.

02/02/2015

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Sons Of Woman Who Died On Smoke-Filled Subway File Lawsuit

$50 million. That’s the amount a family is going to court for, following the death of a woman in a smoke-filled D.C. metro subway.

01/30/2015

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Charges Dropped In Alleged Squatting Case At D.C.-Area Home

Charges have been dropped against a man arrested after police said he tried to move into a Montgomery County home he didn’t own.

01/28/2015

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