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City State Archive: May 2011


  • Morning Roundup: May 5

    Congress revisits offshore drilling in Va.; Two Md. lawmakers want re-regulation of electric companies; Montgomery Co. cracks down on take-home vehicles; D.C. mayor says he'll look into proposed, more expensive Dulles Metrorail station; Dulles Toll Road fees could hit $19. 25 to cover rail-extension project; Fifteen of the 'D.C. 41' in court today Published May 5 2011

  • Virgina lures Spielberg's "Lincoln"; hopes incentives pay off

    Offering incentives for film companies to come to Virginia appears to be paying off for the commonwealth. Published May 4 2011

  • Morning Roundup: May 4

    A Montgomery Co. house explodes early this morning; Va. Gov. McDonnell aims to cut PBS funding; Prince Charles visits LeDroit Park garden; Gang discussion in District; D.C. students get electronic transit card; Va. has first candidate for new state Senate seat Published May 4 2011

  • Farewell Sekou

    The D.C. council sent off at-large member Sekou Biddle through gift and song at his last legislative meeting. Published May 3 2011

  • Morning Roundup: May 3

    SEALs return to Virginia Beach sans fanfare; Metro, Capitol Police increase security; Richmond wants tighter gun laws; Escaped D.C. teen returned; D.C.'s Graham wants to change laws on escaped youths; Va. offers too few mental health services for children; Prince Charles arrives today; Howard Co. gets speed cameras; Levy docudrama premieres Sunday. Published May 3 2011

  • Maryland officials praise U.S. military

    Maryland officials praised military members Monday who successfully hunted down and killed Osama bin Laden but called for continued vigilance in the nation's battle against terrorism. Published May 2 2011

  • Morning Roundup: May 2

    Hundreds gather outside White House after bin Laden's death; Allen, Radtke respond; Navy SEALs from Virginia Beach killed Bin Laden; O'Malley's 'One Maryland' often a divide house; Suspect in Lululemon killing has violent past; Trial starts today for former Va. legislator Philip Hamilton; Ben's loses reputation for top half-smoke? Published May 2 2011

  • What's up with that?

    The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a high-speed vehicle escort given to a celebrity. Published May 1 2011