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Morning Roundup: April 14

Congress: Internet poker in D.C. not a done deal; Suspect surrenders in fatal Northern Va. barbershop shooting; UDC exercises scant oversight over president's spending; Metro to discuss spending, less weekend service; Allen uses Obama speech to jab Kaine

Morning Roundup: April 13

Rochelle Webb interview, Part 2; D.C. first to get Internet gambling; Guilty plea in AU murder case; Allen's fundraising beats Radtke's; Va. redistricting on hold for Easter; O'Malley: Assembly lawmakers 'choked'

Morning Roundup: April 12

Rochelle Webb tells her side; Gray, council released around midnight; Md. Assembly closes with tax increase and DREAM Act approval; Va. legislators return to redistricting; Report: Huguely unaware Love was dead; Cuccinelli determines guns OK in churches

Woman hit by Metro train

A woman was struck by a Red Line train at the Bethesda Metro station just before 8 a.m. Monday morning, in what Metro officials are calling an intentional decision to place herself in front of the train.

Morning Roundup: April 11

Va. lawmakers consider redistricting, novelist accused of campaign finance violations, D.C. breathalyzer concerns, D.C. special election, Md. Gen. Ass. winners and losers, rash of homicides in D.C., Construction on Constitution Ave.

What's up with that?

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has opted to build an underground Metro station 500 feet closer to Washington Dulles International Airport than an above-ground alternative that was $300 million less expensive.

What's up with that?

A federal government shutdown could cost the District millions of dollars in revenue, disrupt services and close museums and other tourist attractions.