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WASHINGTON (AP) An 11-year-old Texas boy has died after being struck by a car in Georgetown over the weekend. He suffered a severe head injury and died yesterday. Police say it appears the boy had been with his parents and a brother at the time.

WASHINGTON (AP) Metro officials are taking steps to enhance security at Metro facilities. They say they will increase security presence at Metrobus facilities over the next week and begin further security checks of personnel at bus facilities. Metro is already installing more fencing, lighting and security cameras.

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