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Nathaniel Ward, who has been a taxi driver for 36 years, gives D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray his opinion about the new “smart meters” to be installed in cabs operating in the District after the mayor’s press briefing on Wednesday. The city plans to equip about 6,500 cabs with the new credit-card-reading meters within 90 days. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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