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City State is The Washington Times' roundup of the best breaking news and original observations across Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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Morning Roundup, Nov. 14

Cathedral reopens after quake; Police have arrest warrant for shots fired near White House; Metro bus passenger shot; Prince George to vote on slots-related bill; In Virginia, rural Democrat is becoming extinct; Fundraising already started for Maryland's 2014 governor race; O'Donnell considering Hoyer challenge.

What's up with that?

A Prince George's County town ended its contract with a speed camera vendor after cameras caught a bicycle going 57 mph. What's up with that?

Morning Roundup, Nov. 10

Election results still in doubt but not McDonnell; Evans' challenger quits, say victim of 'intimidation campaign'; Nationals' Ramos kidnapped in Venezuela; Bowie Police: Girls Scouts robbed of cookie dough; Occupy Wall Streeters marching to D.C.; Thousands arrested in D.C. for expired tags, registration; Maryland residents filing civil rights case against new redistricting; D.C. juvenile justice agency settles with ex-employee.

McDonnell and Co. off to Israel, India

After briefing reporters on Tuesday's elections Wednesday afternoon, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, along with his wife Maureen and several state officials, jetted off to Israel as part of an 11-day trade mission that will also include stops in India.

Morning Roundup, Nov. 9

Virginia GOP appears to have slight edge in state Senate races; D.C.teen shot on Halloween dies; Cheverly ends deal with speed-camera company after inaccuracies; Chairman Brown talks ethics reform on TV; District's War Memorial to reopen Thursday; Conservancy releasing new grade on Potomac water quality; GOP Bongino filing today for Maryland Sen. Cardin's seat; Currie acquitted; Groups make bids for slots at Rocky Gap in Western Maryland.