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Metro has money, governance on its mind
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 20:03:07 -0400

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Yeah! The board of the regional mass transit agency known as Metro is finally getting around to what matters, now that safety and maintenance concerns are being routinely tending to — reforming itself from within and ginning up ways to generate new revenue streams without opening the floodgates to ...


Sean Urbanski, suspect in University of Maryland stabbing, indicted on murder charge
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:40:21 -0400

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A man arrested in a fatal stabbing at the University of Maryland that has been under investigation as a possible hate crime has been indicted on a murder charge.

The Prince George's County Office of the State's Attorney said in a statement Thursday that a ...


Another Maryland town considers enfranchising noncitizens
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:06:04 -0400

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland university town is considering allowing residents who are not United States citizens to vote in municipal elections.

WTOP-FM reports College Park's mayor and council have taken up the issue, which will be put to a vote Aug. 8. Residents offered their perspectives on ...


Corey Stewart, a Republican, seeks to unseat Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:11:39 -0400

Corey Stewart vowed Thursday to run a "vicious" campaign as he announced he will seek to unseat Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine in the 2018 midterm election.

Fresh off his narrow loss in last month's GOP gubernatorial race in Virginia, Mr. Stewart, chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, ...


Rare tiger cub born at National Zoo
Sumatran tigers now number only a few hundred in the wild worldwide, zoo says.

Sumatran tiger born at the National Zoo
8-year-old Damai gave birth to a cub on July 11 at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.


Snooze you can use: Sleep is important, so dreams must be, too, right?
We spend a third of our lives sleeping. Scientists aren’t sure exactly why.

Record-challenging heat arrives in force: Mid-90s likely today, near 100 Thursday
Factor in the humidity, and it will feel about five degrees hotter each day.


Police arrest Md. man in District Heights double homicide
The victim of another fatal shooting in the city was identified as a D.C. resident.

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