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Man Arrested After Va. Carjacking Ends With Arrest In Md.

Suspected carjacker arrested. The man police say is behind two carjackings and abduction cases is off the streets after being police caught up with the man in Baltimore County.


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Metro Running On Saturday Schedule For July Fourth

Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.


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D.C. Officials To Break Ground On Metro Memorial

District of Columbia officials are set to break ground on a memorial for nine people who died during a 2009 Metrorail crash.


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Metro To Cut Price Of SmarTrip Cards In October

Metro is reducing the price of its rechargeable SmarTrip fare cards to $2 beginning in October.


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Metro To Run Extra Trains For Fireworks In D.C.

Metro says it will operate extra trains during the evening of the July Fourth holiday to help passengers get to and from the National Mall for the fireworks display.


“The timing was perfect for the peak blooming of the Yoshino Cherry Trees in Washington on Tuesday March 29, 2011.  According to the National Park Service and also my accounts from my trip show peak bloom was officially reached midday on March 29th, 2011.”--Photos by James Schuyler

Metro To Take Break From Weekend Work For Blossoms

Metro says it will take a break from weekend track work for cherry blossom season.


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Metro: Silver Line Track Not Damaged In Tests

Metro officials says new Silver Line tracks don’t appear to have been damaged in an incident during testing that caused major rush hour delays.


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Metro Trains Moving Again After Computer Issue

Metro says trains are moving again after an earlier computer glitch caused officials to hold trains at stations.



Metro Blue And Red Lines Affected By Weekend Work

Metro is suspending red line train service to three stations for weekend track work as well as service to one station on the blue line.


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Metro Board Votes To Hold Public Hearings On Fares

Metro’s board has voted to hold public hearings on a proposed fare increase to address a $116 million budget shortfall.



D.C. Metro Bus, Subway Service To Run As Scheduled

Public transit in the Washington area is expected to run on a regular schedule as Hurricane Irene moves north.



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