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Alexandria May Impose Additional Taxes On Commercial Properties

Commercial property owners in Alexandria could pay higher taxes in the coming year, if the city government decides to implement a transportation fund tax for commercial land.

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Added Security Just A 'Precautionary' Measure, Says Metro

Metro is increasing security on its buses and trains to prepare for any potential reprisals from Sunday's killing of Osama bin Laden.

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Chesapeake Expressway Toll Triples

Millions of tourists making their way to North Carolina's Outer Banks will soon pay more to drive through Virginia to get there.

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Metro Fires Technicians Who Left Escalator Hatch Open, Injuring Rider

A Metro rider is recovering from serious injuries after she fell through an escalator hatch accidentally left open, and Metro’s top safety executives are now wondering how it happened.

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Maryland Governor Pushes For Changes In The Gas Tax

Gov. Martin O'Malley is talking transportation Friday and challenging a panel to come up with new and better revenue plans that move away from taxing gas by the gallon.

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Wanted In D.C.: A New Taxicab Commissioner

Leon Swain, the taxicab commissioner under former Mayor Adrian Fenty, was told by the Mayor Vincent Gray's office he would not be reappointed to the job.

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