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Lashing Back at Taxes
In growing numbers, Montgomery residents are demanding an end to rising property taxes.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM
Tested at the Pumps
Washingtonians, like counterparts across the country, are paying a lot more for gas because they drive more guzzlers than before.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM
Despite Law, D.C. Jail Conditions Unimproved
Mayor Anthony A. Williams and the Department of Corrections have failed to comply with a 14-month-old law negotiated with the D.C. Council to improve conditions and operations at the District's main jail after the stabbing deaths of two detainees and other inmate violence.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM
Md. Issues Sunny Forecast for Bridge Traffic
With the summer beach season approaching, Maryland officials are promising a spate of measures intended to reduce headaches for motorists crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge -- and for Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., who could suffer politically if chronic congestion continues to worsen.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM
Pr. George's Gas Fears Still Intense
Washington Gas has found 1,400 leaks in Prince George's but considers them nonhazardous because the vapors are underground and not traveling into homes.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM
Area Catholics Reflect on New Leader
The newly elected prince of the church was foremost in the hearts and minds of hundreds of thousands of area Catholics.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM
Condolences Pour In for Va. Crash Victims
When they heard about Monday's fatal school bus crash in Arlington, the students -- from John Adams and James K. Polk elementary schools -- wanted to help.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM
D.C. Police Seek Help Finding U-Md. Student
D.C. police are seeking the public's help in locating a university student who was last seen more than a week ago at a nightclub in the city.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM
Advice, Fear at D.C. Stadium Session
In one corner of the room, citizens made suggestions about how the District's new baseball stadium should look. On the opposite side, residents of Southwest and Southeast Washington expressed fears about parking and traffic.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM
30 Years Later, Immigrants Shed Vietnam War's Burden
Thirty is now the median age of the 1.2 million people of Vietnamese heritage living in the United States. Thirty is young enough to be haunted by Vietnam, old enough to have created new lives.
04/24/2005 02:20 AM