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WASHINGTON (AP) A D.C. fire official says two people were seriously burned when a fire broke out on the campus of Georgetown University. The fire broke out on the second floor of the campus' New North building in the 3700 block of O Street northwest around 2:45 a.m. today.

WASHINGTON (AP) Tea party activists are ending a cross-country tour in a place and on a day that inspires much of their discontent. The place is Washington, and the day the April 15 deadline to file federal income taxes. The Tea Party Express tour wraps up at Washington's Freedom Plaza with an 11 a.m. rally.

WASHINGTON (AP) Maryland's congressional delegation will hear about the status of Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts at a hearing this afternoon in Washington. The Environmental Protection Agency has said the strategy will put the bay on a "pollution diet," establishing limits for various pollutants.

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