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Endangered Shrimp-Like Creature Is In The Path Of The Proposed Purple Line

Environmentalists vow to fight that construction and urge transportation officials to route the proposed purple line around the endangered Hay’s Spring amphipod.

12/03/2013

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Fight Results In Gunfire On Metro Train

Metro officials say a gunshot was fired inside a Metro train during an argument between two men.

12/01/2013

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D.C. Food Truck Lottery System To Start Monday

After years of parking where they choose, food truck operators in the District of Columbia are preparing to have their spaces assigned by lottery.
District officials say the lottery will bring “predictability and certainty” to the city’s food truck scene.

11/29/2013

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Man Charged After He Purposely Slips On Banana Peel To Sue Metro

A Maryland man is charged with fraud after Metro says he staged a fall on a banana peel in a southeast Washington station elevator.

11/27/2013

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Metro Contractor Accused Of Stealing Copper Wire

Metro Transit Police say they’ve arrested a Maryland man for stealing more than $10,000 worth of copper wire from Metro facilities.

11/21/2013

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Metro: Longer Waits For Weekend Trains On 3 Lines

Metro says some travelers will wait longer than usual for trains this weekend because of track work.

11/19/2013

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No Yellow Line Service On D.C. Metro This Weekend

Metro says there will be no yellow line train service this weekend, and buses will replace trains on a section of the green line.

11/13/2013

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Montgomery County Woman Dies After Being Struck By Metro Train

Transit officials say a woman has been struck by a train at the Silver Spring Metro station and has died.

11/10/2013

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Metro Completes More NTSB Recommendations

Metro says it has completed 20 of the 29 recommendations the National Transportation Safety Board made following the 2009 crash of two red line trains that resulted in the deaths of nine people.

11/07/2013

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Board OKs Purple Line Public-Private Partnership

Plans for a light rail line to ease traffic congestion around the nation’s capital moved forward Wednesday.

11/07/2013

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Weekend Work To Close 3 Red Line Metro Stations

Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Veterans Day, which is Monday.

11/06/2013

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Red, Orange, Blue Lines Affected By Weekend Work

Metro says shuttle buses will replace trains on a section of the blue and orange lines this weekend.

10/31/2013

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