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  • Gary wants Metro Center to stay on track

    Three years ago, a detailed report studied the replacement of three South Shore stations in Gary with a single regional station east of Interstate 65, on U.S. 20 in Gary. Since then, the report has sat on the shelf gathering dust, and there’s no...
  • Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers

    Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers
    When Dave Taylor decided to buy a new home in Aberdeen a couple of years ago, he made a quick calculation to determine the cost of his commute to Washington as a program specialist for the Department of Homeland Security. At the time, federal employees...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Lia guides Lafayette girls to double-OT victory over Tabb; Godwin's 25 propel Hampton boys

    Girls basketball: Rachel Lia scored 34 points Tuesday night to lead Lafayette to an 80-77, double-overtime win at Tabb. Madison Clemons scored 23 points and Brianna Harper scored 22 for the Tigers, who earned a double-digit lead in the second half. But...
  • Deadly Washington, D.C. subway malfunction leaves many unanswered questions

    Deadly Washington, D.C. subway malfunction leaves many unanswered questions
    For scores of choking passengers caught in a smoke-filled Metro train Monday and waiting to be rescued from a tunnel, the ordeal seemed interminable. By some accounts, 40 minutes or more went by before firefighters showed up and forced open the doors. A...
  • DC subway hobbled after smoke filled train, killing one

    DC subway hobbled after smoke filled train, killing one
    The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says train service in the nation's capital is operating on a modified schedule on some lines the day after an incident at a Metro station killed one person and hospitalized dozens more. Eighty-four...
  • MTA: Service operating on schedule after D.C. metro incident

    MTA: Service operating on schedule after D.C. metro incident
    MTA reported on Tuesday morning that its Washington, D.C. service was operating on schedule the morning after a tragic incident on the city's Metrorail service delayed trains to and from Washington. MTA reported at 8:56 a.m. that all other area commuter...
  • Washington D.C. subway system remains hobbled after fatal accident

    Washington D.C. subway system remains hobbled after fatal accident
    The transit network in the nation's capital remained hobbled Tuesday morning following an electrical malfunction that filled a busy subway station with smoke, killing one woman and sending dozens of people to hospitals. The National Transportation...
  • For new NSX, Acura's designing woman

    For new NSX, Acura's designing woman
    Michelle Christensen wanted to get into the automotive design program at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design. So admissions officers asked her for a portfolio of car sketches. She had none. Christensen had designed prom dresses in high school. She...
  • All-area boys cross country team

    All-area boys cross country team
    RUNNER OF YEAR Josh Jacques Lyman, Jr. The Buzz: Counting Class 4A state championship, finished high-school postseason with four consecutive firsts — Seminole Athletic Conference, district and region. FIRST TEAM William Christian Aman...
  • Venezia: Getting a kick out of a photo shoot

    Venezia: Getting a kick out of a photo shoot
    Sometimes I feel like I'm on a strange reality show, only mine is in print, as I intertwine with the stories I write about. Like a few months ago when I got a call asking if I'd be willing to be photographed in a pair of thigh-high, red, patent-leather,...
  • Firefighters rescue deer from Sacramento canal

    Firefighters rescue deer from Sacramento canal
    Firefighters in Sacramento pulled two deer from a rain-swollen canal on Monday. The process of rescuing an animal "is always risky," said Michelle Eidam, spokeswoman for the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District. "You're trying to protect the animal. At...