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New Beltway lanes seek to break gridlock in D.C.

McLEAN, Va. — In a city filled with iconic landmarks, perhaps nothing better symbolizes how metropolitan Washington operates than the Capital Beltway: the physical embodiment of the gridlock that also grips Washington politics. For decades, it has been the eight-lane ...

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Thousands still in the dark after storms in mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people remain in the dark more than three days after summer storms clobbered the mid-Atlantic region. At 5:15 a.m. Tuesday, Pepco was reporting about 116,570 power outages on its website. Montgomery County had the ...

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Schneider, Silverman join Hord Coplan Macht (access required)

Joe Schneider and Barbara Silverman have joined Hord Coplan Macht’s Northern Virginia regional office. Schneider will join HCM’s multi-family studio and focus on mid- and high-rise urban developments. He holds a master’s in architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and ...

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Virginia governor wants increased transit funding

NORFOLK, Va. — Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled a list of transportation proposals on Thursday that call for increased state funding to reduce gridlock, which he says would help boost economic development and create jobs. Virginia has some of the ...

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