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WASHINGTON (AP) Firefighters have been rescuing stranded motorists as heavy rains flood roads around the mid-Atlantic region. A D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman says several vehicles were stranded on Broad Branch Road northwest this morning and at least four people were rescued from a car there.

WASHINGTON (AP) A D.C. judge has scheduled a civil trial to begin June 13, 2011, in the lawsuit stemming from the mysterious stabbing death of attorney Robert Wone. Authorities say the attorney was drugged, sexually assaulted and stabbed after arranging to spend the night at the D.C. town home of three romantically linked men.

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