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Video: The Washington Monument Goes Up In Lights

The Washington Monument may be undergoing repairs, but it is glowing more brightly than ever.

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Passengers On Stranded Amtrak Train Dealt With No Toilets, Intermittent A/C

The train was stranded for 14 hours outside of Richmond, leaving 261 passengers to deal with no toilets, intermittent A/C and train personnel who were absent during most of the ordeal.

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Higher Maryland Gas Tax Could Help Fund Widening Of I-270

Some Maryland residents want revenue from the state's increasing gas tax to go to widening I-270 north of Germantown, but smart growth advocates aren't so sure.

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Tips And Destinations For Summer Travel

With the official start of summer last week and July 4 coming up next week, the time is right to plan a summer trip. Two travel experts share tips on airfares, apps and hot destinations for the whole family.

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From A To B: Anger Over Va. Road Plan Boils Over

From taxis to trains to a highly controversial road plan, we'll look at some of the top transportation stories across our region.
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The Elcie Diaries: Setting Sail Across The Pacific

In the latest in our Elcie Diaries series, we'll tag along as Maryland residents Richard and Jessica Johnson begin a long sailing trip across the Pacific Ocean.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Fatherhood

In honor of Father's Day, we've dedicated a show to dads.

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Federal Officials Shut Down Virginia Charter Bus Operator

Springfield-based Advanced Ventures was shut down Wednesday after federal investigators found 39 safety violations.

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Travel Technology

From booking flights and hotels to checking email at 30,000 feet to Google mapping tourist destinations, technology is changing the way we travel.

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Record Number Of Tourists Visited D.C. In 2012

Close to 19 million tourists visited Washington, D.C. in 2012, spending $6.2 billion.