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Saturday Road Closures In Logan Circle For Parade

Portions of roads around Logan Circle will be closed this afternoon for a Memorial Day parade sponsored by the United House of Prayer for All People church.

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Metro To Shorten Station Names

Metro has a problem. The names of some of its train stations are too long, and the transportation agency is now attempting to shorten some of those lengthy names.

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Metro Track Work To Shut Chunks Of Orange, Blue Lines

Large portions of Metro rail's Orange and Blue lines will be closed this weekend as the system undertakes a major track improvement.

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After Wheelchair Incident, Metro Reviews Policies

After a video surfaced on the Internet of a confrontation between a man in a wheelchair and Metro police, the transit agency is discovering its officers have very little guidance on how to treat people with disabilities.

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Heading To The Beach Friday? Leave Before 10 A.M.

The number of travelers to the Eastern Shore over Memorial Day weekend is expected to grow from last year's numbers, and transportation authorities have a suggestion to avoid the crunch.

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Carjackings Raise Concerns About Safety Of Metro Garages

A string of two carjackings at Metro stations in Maryland have some fearing for their safety when they park in Metro facilities.

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Parking Rate Increase Coming To Montgomery County

Montgomery County is raising parking rates and bus fares in its attempt to balance its 2012 budget. The plan is expected to be approved later this week.

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BRAC Delay Out Of Local Va. Officials' Hands

The fight to delay the September arrival of more than 6,000 federal workers at the Department of Defense's new Mark Center complex off Interstate 395 in Alexandria continues, but lawmakers are finding that there's little then can do to stop the move.

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