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Hispanics Overrepresented In Local Pedestrian Deaths

A report by Triple-A MidAtlantic shows that Hispanics are disproportionately represented amongst Montgomery County residents killed in pedestrian deaths on area roads.

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Maryland To Offer Preferential Funding For Smart Growth

urban sprawl

Maryland governor Martin O'Malley has issued an executive order which will rein in funding for projects in the state that the government believes contribute to the problem of urban sprawl.

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Search For New City Manager Underway in Ocean City

Ocean City, Md. is undertaking a nationwide search to find the next city manager for the popular coastal resort town.

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Fed Cuts Expected To Hit D.C. Hospitality Industry Hard

Federal budget cuts imposed by President Obama could have a disproportionate effect on the D.C. travel and hospitality industries.

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Virginia Tourism Revenue Up 6.7 Percent

Despite continuing economic woes, tourism in the state of Virginia was actually up almost seven percent in 2010, creating jobs and bolstering badly-needed tax revenue.

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Delays Expected With Weekend Track Work

The yellow and blue lines will face delays this weekend as Metro performs routine inspections on the Potomac River bridge.

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Dulles Plane Carrying Justice Ginsburg Evacuated

Flight 586

United Airlines Flight 586, carrying Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, was evacuated on Wednesday after engine problems caused smoke to be detected in the cabin.

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Fewer Area Residents Traveling for Labor Day

Holiday travelers in the D.C. area can expect the usual bustle that come with Labor Day weekend, but transportation analysts do expect a few more people to simply stay home this year.

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