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GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) Authorities say three southbound lanes of Interstate 270 in the Gaithersburg area have reopened after being shut down for several hours. Police say the interstate was closed after a tractor-trailer hit a pole, bringing down power lines. Northbound traffic is exiting at Shady Grove Road.

BALTIMORE (AP) Transit officials say train traffic between Washington and Baltimore was halted because thunderstorms brought down power lines and trees have fallen on tracks. One track has reopened following last night's storm.

BALTIMORE (AP) Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff is getting back to his roots in a way. he once owned a kosher restaurant in D.C. Abramoff began work Monday at a new job at a kosher pizzeria in Baltimore after serving about 3 1/2 years of a federal fraud and corruption sentence.

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