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A top state senator in Virginia believes President-elect Barack Obama may be the force that finally gets new transportation funding passed in the General Assembly.
In Maryland's Prince William County, volunteers with the Salvation Army's toy drive worry that, without last-minute donations, there won't be enough presents to go around this year.
Washington-area realtors say they're cautiously optimistic that the area's real estate markets will begin recovering over the next year.
The current state of early childhood education in D.C. reveals a huge discrepancy between income groups.
In Maryland's Montgomery County, teachers and support staff have agreed to give up yearly raises to help close a county budget shortfall.
A mystery Santa Claus has delivered nearly 500 toys to a northern Virginia church.
First, Inauguration planners warned there were no rooms left. Then they predicted roads and subways would be overwhelmed by the crush of visitors.
The Justice Department has reached a settlement with the D.C. government that requires the city to make homeless shelters more accessible to people with disabilities.
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