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Morning Roundup: July 20

Accuracy of Prince George's speed cameras questioned; Airports authority meets amid pressure to reverse decision on Dulles Metrorail station; Airports authority considering $7.2 million boardroom amid outcry for choosing pricier Dulles station; Maryland's home delivery of wine soaring; Five injured when tree branch falls in Capitol Hill park; Snakeshead fish on Maryland menus?

Maryland wine list: Updated July 19

The Maryland comptroller's office said Tuesday that 150 wineries have requested permits allowing them to ship wine to Maryland residents. A new law allowing direct wine shipping took effect July 1, and 66 of the wineries -- 11 in state and 55 out of state -- have received permits.

Morning Roundup: July 19

Post: Gray campaign accepted cash donations above legal limit; D.C. Lottery postpones online games; Final decisions on Metrorail to Dulles expected this week; Virginia ends fiscal 2011 with surplus; Vulnerable candidates in Virginia congressional delegations stockpile cash; DYRS employee accuses boss of sexual abuse; D.C. shootings close to firefighter patrol.

Thomas response expected on Friday

A prominent D.C. attorney says he will file an answer within days to a lawsuit alleging council member Harry Thomas Jr. siphoned off more than $300,000 in public funds earmarked for youth baseball.

Morning Roundup: July 18

D.C. Council recess gives members time to reflect; Virginia Democrats have fundraising edge; Maryland robo-call case going to court; Metro starts aggressive social media effort; Allen, Kaine spar over debt ceiling; Tour bus that crashed in New York started in Washington; Federal employees worry about paychecks amid debt limit debate.

What's up with that?

Should the District deploy firefighters on city streets to deter crime and protect participants in a summer jobs program on payday?

Morning Roundup, July 11

Report: Pepco most hated U.S. company; Gray nominee rejected; fight for control of Virginia Senate taking shape; McDonnell endorses congressional plan to cut spending; District won't meet deadline on national sex-offender registry; District among hottest U.S. cities.