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Metro board moves to make ethics probes public post scandal

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is seen in his office with a map of the subway system on the conference table beneath his hands, in Washington, Thursday, July 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority board want to make future ethics investigations public after the secrecy surrounding one this summer was widely criticized and culminated in two resignations.

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Maryland withholds $50M from DC Transit amid funding dispute

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld talks in his office in Washington, Thursday, July 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

WASHINGTON — Washington’s Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is asking Maryland to release over $50 million the state has withheld for a month amid ongoing funding disputes. The Washington Post reports Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld recently sent a letter to Maryland officials ...

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