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Regional Officials Urge Metro To Hire General Manager To Address Safety, Finances

Elected leaders in the D.C. region say Metro must hire a general manager as soon as possible.
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Virginia Seeks To Extend HOT Lanes In Maryland Over American Legion Bridge

The results of congestion study are in, and Virginia transportation officials are expected to announce their recommendation that the Potomac River crossing at American Legion Bridge be expanded.

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MoCo Legislators Fight To Stop Cuts To Program To Help Homeless Vets

A recent Supreme Court decision is forcing Montgomery County lawmakers to cut the recently passed county budget, and a program designed to end homelessness among military veterans might be on the chopping block.
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The Politics Hour - July 10, 2015

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Virginia Sen. Adam Ebbin and D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson.

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Door To Door: Petworth D.C., And Laurel, Maryland

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This time, we'll visit Petworth in Northwest D.C., and Laurel, Maryland.

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Hogan Opposes Changing Maryland State Symbols With Confederate Ties

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is pushing back against efforts to change or remove official state symbols that have Confederate ties, including the state flag and the state song.
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Amateur Photographer Brings Baltimore Protests To Life In New Exhibit

Baltimore native Devin Allen was the third amateur photographer ever to make the cover of TIME Magazine. Now his images of the Baltimore riots are going on display in his home town.

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Maryland's Ash Trees At The Mercy Of Invasive Asian Beetle

The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive beetle native to China, has made its way to Maryland's Eastern Shore. The pest already has killed millions of ash trees across North America.

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Clearing The Path For Higher-End Booze At Montgomery County Bars, Restaurants

When it comes to nightlife in the D.C. region, Montgomery County lags behind. But lawmakers there are implementing changes they hope will help make the county a bigger nightlife destination.
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Search Of Walter Reed Campus Finds No Evidence Of Gunfire

For the second time in less than a week, a false report of gunfire forced authorities to lockdown a prominent military institution.

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