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Public Hearings Begin On Maryland Toll Increases

The Maryland Transportation Authority holds its first public hearing this week on whether to raise tolls around the state. Tolls on the Bay Bridge could increase for the first time in decades.

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Delta Revises Bag Policy For Military Personnel

Two U.S. soldiers returning home from deployment in Afghanistan say Delta Air Lines charged their unit hundreds of dollars in extra baggage. Thursday Delta announced it would allow more bags for service members.

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Virginia Develops New 'Quiet' Pavement

Virginia's Department of Transportation has invented a new blend of pavement that's supposedly better at absorbing sound. This new blend, called a Porous Friction Course, is undergoing testing on the Prince William County Parkway in Manassas.

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Going To The U.S. Open? Driving Is Preferred Option

Even without Tiger Woods, next week's U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., will attract tens of thousands of fans. For this event, traveling by Metro may not be the most convenient method.

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Moran: Congress Could Support Transit Through Tax Policy

Congress isn't likely to spend a lot on local transportation infrastructure projects in the near term, but Northern Virginia Congressman Jim Moran (D) says lawmakers could use tax policy to make communities less congested.

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Power's Back On, But Pepco Still Working On North Capitol Street

The power outage that affected several blocks of North Capitol Street for several days last week is still causing problems in the neighborhood, with several roads expected to be closed throughout the day while Pepco continues its work.

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Overnight Delays On I-95 In Virginia

Overnight roadwork on Interstate 95 in Virginia is expected to cause delays this week.

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Police Step Up Patrol After Attacks On Trail

Police are stepping up patrols on the Metropolitan Branch trail between D.C. and Maryland after several recent attacks.

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