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WASHINGTON (AP) Authorities are investigating a fight that happened over the weekend at a Metro rail station involving dozens of teenagers and young adults. Police say a fight was reported late Friday evening at L'Enfant Plaza.

WASHINGTON (AP) The widow of an attorney mysteriously killed in 2006 is seeking the phone and e-mail records of three romantically linked men who lived in the town house where he was fatally stabbed. Lawyers for Katherine Wone want a judge to subpoena such records from roughly a month before and a month after Robert Wone's death.

WASHINGTON (AP) "A Masked Ball" will take over Nationals Park next month as the Washington National Opera broadcasts Verdi's opera live in the ballpark. As many as 20,000 people will be able to see it for free on September 19th on the ballpark's high definition scoreboard.

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