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$150 Million For U.S. 1 Too Late To Help With Fall BRAC Traffic

Leaders in Northern Virginia are congratulating their congressmen for securing $150 million to help with the Pentagon's Base Realignment and Closure process. But a meeting Wednesday underscored how much work is left to be done.

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Unions Protest Dulles Rail Press Conference

Local politicians in Northern Virginia want non-union contractors to be able to work on the Dulles Metrorail project, and that view is making union activists furious.

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Federal Funding Aims To Alleviate BRAC Traffic in Md., Va.

Maryland's Montgomery County and portions of Northern Virginia are set to receive $300 million in federal funding to relieve the congestion expected to result from U.S. military's upcoming base closure and realignment.

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D.C., Nationals Still Wrangling Over Late-Night Metro

Better hope the next Nationals home game doesn't go to extra innings.

The baseball team and the District have yet to hammer out an agreement over who foots the bill for any after-hours Metro trains.

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Maryland Acquires Land For Final Part Of ICC

Maryland now has the land in Prince George's County that will allow for the final phase of the Intercounty Connector to be completed.

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I Bought An Electric Car. Now What?

Fairfax County resident Ron Ball was one of the first people in Virginia to buy the Chevy Volt, a new eco-friendly electric car. As an avid environmentalist, he had been dreaming of owning a Volt for years. But now that he has one, he's discovering life as a proud Volt owner is more complicated than he realized.

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