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Sewer break, signals delay MARC trains into DC

ROCKVILLE — A sewer line break between Rockville and Garrett Park and signal problems are causing delays for MARC riders on all Brunswick Line trains into Washington. The Maryland Transit Administration says all trains into Washington are expected to be ...

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$9.6 million levee project to protect D.C. set to begin

WASHINGTON — Construction on a new barrier to protect downtown Washington, D.C., and the National Mall from Potomac River flooding during a massive storm will soon be underway. Officials said Monday that the $9.6 million levee project, which has been ...

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Stewart, Colbert rally brings out the best in signmaking

Saturday’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, held on the National Mall in Washington drew an estimated crowd of more than 200,000. The event featured Jon Stewart’s and Stephen Colbert’s routine shtick, as well as a several A-list musical performers ...

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Segway tour operator sues D.C. over rules

WASHINGTON — Tour operators Bill Main and Tonia Edwards understand Washington, D.C.’s need to regulate certain aspects of their Segway sightseeing tours to make sure, for example, that clumsy tourists don’t become two-wheeled gyroscopic menaces on city sidewalks. What they ...

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