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    WASHINGTON (AP) Metrorail riders will start paying another 20 cents for rides during the height of the morning rush this week. The 20-cent peak-of-the-peak fee will be charged for Metrorail trips taken between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. on weekdays.

    WASHINGTON (AP) On this trip to Washington, Roger Clemens will be in a courtroom, not in Congress. The seven-time Cy Young Award winner is scheduled to be arraigned today in the nation's capital on a six-count indictment alleging he lied to Congress when he said he never used steroids or human growth hormone.

    WASHINGTON (AP) Voting for the September primary election in Washington will start this week. Today is the first day voters can cast a ballot in the Sept. 14 election.

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