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WASHINGTON (AP) A former D.C. firefighter cadet and her boyfriend have been sentenced for shooting the woman's former boyfriend in 2007. Prosecutors say 23-year-old Dominique Taylor was a cadet at the D.C. fire academy when she helped cover up the shooting.

WASHINGTON (AP) Metro's maintenance problems could jeopardize federal funding for new transit projects in the Washington area. Many of the new projects, including the planned Purple Line light rail in Maryland and streetcars in Arlington County and the District of Columbia, are not part of Metro itself, but would feed into the subway system.

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