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D.C. officials announce Veterans Day traffic rules

WASHINGTON — Transportation officials in the District of Columbia say traffic patterns and restrictions typically used on Sundays will be in effect on Friday for the Veterans Day national holiday. As a result, officials say there will be no rush ...

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A final speed bump for Grand Prix

Here at last. After 18 months of planning, racing begins Friday for what organizers hope to be the first of many Baltimore Grand Prix weekends. City officials are expecting at least 100,000 visitors to watch cars race along a 2.1-mile ...

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Streets cleared, IndyCars prepped for Grand Prix

In the final hours before cars start racing through Baltimore's streets in the Grand Prix, the final preparations are being done. Both the 2.1-mile racetrack and the cars are being readied for the inaugural weekend of the event, which is expected to draw 100,000 visitors to the city.

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City official disputes Post Office’s release on reduced service

The U.S. Postal Service said Monday that pickup and delivery of mail for business and residents near the Baltimore Grand Prix course would be curtailed, but at least one city official said he was “stunned” by the announcement. Grand Prix ...

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Maryland launching 3-digit phone line for traffic news

Motorists in Maryland can now receive up-to-the-minute traffic information through a new phone system. Beginning Thursday, drivers can dial “511” to get the latest on traffic-related news, such as traffic jams, lane-closing roadwork and weather-related delays. Maryland State Highway Administration ...

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BWI sets passenger traffic record in May

LINTHICUM — Passenger traffic at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has set another record. Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday that 2,078,548 passengers traveled through BWI in May. That is an increase of 6.8 percent over May 2010 and is an ...

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Giant transformers to slow traffic in Harford County

Traffic in parts of Harford County will be slowed this week by 1.3 million pounds of electrical equipment winding its way to Pennsylvania at a speed of five miles per hour. A pair of plus-sized transformers — they weigh 335 ...

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