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House Passes Amtrak Bill That Could Boost Northeast Service

In a rare burst of bipartisanship, the House moved Wednesday to boost Amtrak’s popular service between Boston and Washington while giving states a greater say in the local routes they help subsidize.

03/04/2015

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Park Holding First Meeting On C&O Canal Fee Plan

The National Park Service has canceled its first public meeting about charging entrance fees along the entire, 185-mile length of the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park.

01/21/2015

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Metro Seeking Larger Subsidy From Local Government

Metro says it may have to cut back service unless Washington-area jurisdictions increase their subsidies to the transit agency for next year.

11/30/2014

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Famed Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Lauded At Funeral Service

Ben Bradlee, the longtime executive editor of The Washington Post during some of its proudest moments, was remembered as a “journalistic warrior” Wednesday during his funeral at Washington National Cathedral.

10/29/2014

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National Cathedral To Host Funeral For Ben Bradlee

A funeral service will be held at Washington National Cathedral for Ben Bradlee, the former editor of The Washington Post.

10/22/2014

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Metro: Some To Wait Longer For Weekend Trains

Metro says riders on some lines will wait longer for trains this weekend and that only the silver line is unaffected.

09/17/2014

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Perryville & Aberdeen MARC Service Cancelled Through Wednesday Morning

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor service resumed Tuesday afternoon after being shut down for a time. Downed lines have canceled MARC service through Wednesday morning at Perryville and Aberdeen stations.

09/16/2014

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New Regulations Could Drive ‘Uber’ Out Of Maryland

New regulations could drive Uber out of Maryland. The popular car service is battling back, appealing the new rules. But state officials say there needs to be more oversight.

08/07/2014

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Maryland Commission Rules Uber Must Be Regulated

The Maryland body that oversees transit ruled that a popular web-based ride sharing service is subject to state regulation.

08/06/2014

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Elkton Man Charged For Faulty Fire & Life Safety Services At JD’s Smokehouse

An Elkton man—whose license was revoked after a 2013 investigation—has been arrested for performing fire and life safety maintenance at a local restaurant. Officials say the services would have failed in a real emergency.

06/13/2014

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Seniors Gear Up For Service Academies

As graduation looms, many high school seniors are prepping for college or perhaps for the workforce, uncertain of what the future will bring. But several local students have already chosen a career path. In the fall, they’ll head to a service academy to take courses and begin training for the military.

06/01/2014

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Severe Weather Delays Train Service Between Baltimore And Washington

Severe weather is delaying train service between Baltimore and Washington.

05/22/2014

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