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Metro's board of directors voted to approve fare hikes at a meeting today.
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Metro's board of directors voted to approve fare hikes at a meeting today.

It's official: fares are going up on Metro trains and buses. The agency's board of directors voted to approve the hikes at a meeting this afternoon.

David Schultz has details from Metro headquarters...

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