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National Transportation Safety Board investigating fatal track accident near Union Station in D.C. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a fatal incident Wednesday involving an Amtrak train near Washington, D.C. Two CSX employees were struck and killed by the train north of Union Station in Northeast. Their names have not been relea
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Crab season shortened in Virginia, Maryland ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland and Virginia will end their respective crabbing seasons early this year, following a report indicating a drop in the Chesapeake Bay blue crab population. News outlets report that the Maryland Department of Natural Reso
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Amtrak: 2 people struck on train tracks in D.C. WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak says there's been a fatal incident involving two people who were struck while on the train tracks in Washington. In a news release, Amtrak says a train traveling from Boston and New York was approaching Washington's Union St
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LeadingAge leads protest against proposed cuts in affordable housing for elderly people A nonprofit group that advocates for senior citizens rallied Tuesday near the U.S. Capitol to protest proposed funding cuts in the federal budget for affordable housing for low-income elderly people. D.C.-based LeadingAge said the budget proposal does not
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HIV cases in D.C. are curbing downward: Report The District, which leads the nation in the rate of HIV infection, has seen modest gains over the past year in its fight against HIV/AIDS, according to an annual report published Tuesday. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Tuesday announced data from the 2017 Hepatit
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Metro to close early on Fourth of July; fireworks set for 9:09 p.m. over National Mall Metro will close at 11:30 p.m. on the Fourth of July, the transit system said in a service announcement. The annual fireworks display is scheduled to start at 9:09 p.m. over the National Mall. The closing time is subject to change, but the earlier closing
The Washington Times | Jun 27, 2017 3:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Larry Hogan puts schools probe on right track ANALYSIS/OPINION: Maryland's probe into whether Prince George's County administrators, teachers and others changed students' grades and credits to boost graduation rates is no small undertaking. Currently, fraud and corruption are the chief allegations. I
The Washington Times | Jun 26, 2017 11:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
D.C. has worst record for number of HIV infections D.C. officials are aiming to focus public attention on the ongoing HIV crisis with events around the city on Tuesday, which is National HIV Testing Day. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the District leads the nation in
The Washington Times | Jun 26, 2017 10:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Sears, Kmart to close 20 stores this summer: Report Sears Holdings will close 18 Sears department stores and 2 Kmart locations this summer, Fortune magazine reported Friday. That brings the total store closures this year to 260. In a statement, the company said it expects to complete the round of closures
The Washington Times | Jun 23, 2017 5:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Ringling Bros.' closure has opened the door for smaller circus tours Reports of the death of the circus are proving exaggerated. There were plenty of obituaries when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, the leading name in classic clowns-acrobats-and-lions circus, shut down in May after 146 years of operation, harassed
The Washington Times | Jun 23, 2017 12:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia