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WASHINGTON (AP) All of the principal cast members from Arena Stage's 2010 revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" will return for another run this summer. The theater says the production will run from July 8th through October 9th.

WASHINGTON (AP) Officials say a police campaign will target and ticket people who don't obey traffic laws. That includes pedestrians, bikers and drivers. City officials say the number of walkers and cyclists struck in the city increased by nearly 25 percent compared to the previous year.

WASHINGTON (AP) City records show that for more than six months D.C. Council member Marion Barry has been driving a silver Jaguar that has "inactive" tags and isn't registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles. Documents obtained by The Washington Post show the license plate on Barry's car belonged to the BMW he had been driving before he sold it.

WASHINGTON (AP) Two lawmakers are working to revive legislation in Congress to create a National Women's History Museum in Washington after an earlier effort expired in the Senate. The House passed a bill in 2009 to create the museum, but time ran out during that congressional session for the Senate to vote.

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