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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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Hurricane Season Has Officials Pushing Preparedness

Hurricane season begins June 1, and officials say it's time to start thinking about hurricane preparedness and boating safety.

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Fairfax Police See Some Progress In Distracted Driving Fight

In Virginia, police in Fairfax County are finishing up a nine-month initiative putting a focus on the dangers of distracted driving.

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Memorial Day Travelers Expected In Greater Numbers

With the start of the Memorial Day weekend just days away, travel experts predict an uptick in the number of people expected to travel to Ocean City and the Eastern Shore.

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Gas Prices Dip Slightly In D.C. Region

Some regional gas prices appear to be falling just one week before the Memorial Day travel weekend.