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WASHINGTON (AP) A Washington man who went on a shooting rampage after an argument that killed one person and injured three has been sentenced to 105 years in prison. Thirty-three-year-old Seneca Benjamin was sentenced today.

WASHINGTON (AP) House Speaker John Boehner and Sen. Joe Lieberman are introducing legislation to revive a school voucher program for District of Columbia students nearly two years after Congress began phasing out the program. Boehner says the D.C. voucher program is a model that can work well in other cities across the nation.

WASHINGTON (AP) The federal government is letting employees get a head start on the commute home. Heavy snow is expected to fall during the evening rush hour today and school systems that were not already closed for the day are canceling evening programs.

WASHINGTON (AP) Metro's red line trains are sharing a single track near Friendship Heights, but the transit agency says earlier delays have been resolved. This morning, there were significant delays a track insulator caused smoke near the Dupont Circle station. The problem was discovered about 8:30 a.m. Trains were delayed until late morning.

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