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Montgomery, WMATA sue firms for $160M over troubled transit center

County and transit agency, which sparred over project for years, join forces to sue contractors.

DCist Interview: Screaming Females

In advance of tonight's show at Rock n Roll Hotel, we talked with Paternoster about her hatred of math, the band's slow, incremental changes and the reasons she was able to relax while recording Rose Mountain. [ more › ]

Teacher keeps his job despite racking up 111 tardies

The teacher told the AP that he was late because he was eating breakfast.

Single-tracking on the Red Line

Trains are single-tracking from Rhode Island Avenue to Fort Totten.

In a bankrupt Pa. school district, teachers plan to work for free

Local mismanagement, budget cuts and charter schools have pushed the district to insolvency, an official says.

Go Home Already: Façade

End-of-day news: A PoPville reader sparks outrage for not being a good samaritan, and more. [ more › ]

Lanier Defends Bowser's Crime Fighting Proposals And Announces Arrests In Three Homicide Cases

The police chief spoke about the spike in crime and the tensions with activists who are opposed to more officers on the street during an appearance on the Kojo Nnamdi hour this morning. [ more › ]

PM Update: Turning up the heat this weekend, but dry

It's nothing we can't handle and many will welcome it sitting poolside.

A welcome report on a Metro failure

Equipment designed to detect track problems alerted Metro employees to the dangerous condition that led to a train derailing last month, but an employee deleted the information by mistake, according to a report from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority on the incident. According to the report, the track geometry vehicle spits out warnings as it […]

Why social media would’ve saved lives during Hurricane Katrina

If social networks were as vibrant and ubiquitous as they are today, many lives would likely have been saved.

Additional mental health tests for D.C. man charged in fatal Metro stabbing

Jasper Spires had three interactions with mental health facilities in months leading up to fatal July 4 Metro attack.

Out of Frame: Z for Zachariah

This post-apocalyptic thriller is unsatisfying but features great, understated performances. [ more › ]

A crumbling, 200-year-old log cabin in Frederick will finally be demolished

Frederick’s preservation commission has agreed to let Habitat for Humanity tear down the Rose Log Cabin.

Most Of The D.C. Council Will Face Off At The Ping Pong Table

The first D.C. Council Table Tennis Tournament is scheduled for September 4. [ more › ]

WUSA9 meteorologist Erica Grow hopping to WNBC New York

Erica Grow has accepted a new position broadcasting the weather in the country's number one market.

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