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A subway train arrives Jan. 13, 2015, at the L'Enfant Metro Station in Washington, which is part of the region's public mass transit network. (Associated Press) **FILE**

D.C. Metro train derails; 1 passenger hurt

Associated Press

Metro says a train has derailed in northern Virginia, and fire officials say one of about 75 passengers on the train was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Children form a drum circle to learn African drumming, music and dance from teaching artists Sylvia Soumah and Abdou Muhammad for Inner City-Inner Child, an arts outreach program. (Aubri Juhasz/The Washington Times)

Teaching artists embrace alternative styles to reach different children

- The Washington Times

Sylvia Soumah is a teaching artist for Inner City-Inner Child (ICIC), an arts outreach program that works with preschools in low-income areas of the District. Since she began working with the program 20 years ago, her goals have been simple: Inspire children to learn, while keeping their minds open to diversity.

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld said Red Line repairs are slated for the month of August and riders should expect lengthy delays. (Associated Press)

Red Line repairs in August to cause major delays

- The Washington Times

If you ride the Red Line, don’t head to work, head to the beach, Metro officials are saying as they encourage Maryland commuters to stay off the busiest subway line for much of the month of August while tracks are repaired.

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