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Board Recommends Names For Sliver Line Metro Stations

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The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is recommending the names for eight stations. There are no surprises, with the names showing the area they serve. They include: Tysons-McLean, Tysons Central, Reston Town Center and Herndon-Dulles East.

The names must eventually be approved by the Washington Metro Transit Authority board of directors. In all there will be a total of 11 stations, with three outside Fairfax County.

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At The Purple Pie Place, Where The Crusts Are Just Sweet Enough

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Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.

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