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  • Federal money could have paid settlements

    An official of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services said Wednesday that some federal money may have been used to pay former state employees to keep quiet about settlement agreements, which one lawmaker suggested could potentially be a serious problem for the state.


  • Throngs to hit road for holiday weekend

    A drop in gas prices means a boost in Memorial Day travel for D.C.-area vacationers, officials with AAA Mid-Atlantic said Tuesday.


  • Traffic begins to back up at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Annapolis over the Labor Day weekend last year. More than 900,000 D.C.-area residents are expected to travel over the Independence Day weekend. (Associated Press)

    Travel likely to be down over July Fourth weekend

    High gas prices will mean fewer people traveling by car this Independence Day weekend, according to travel estimates released Monday, but steep charges at the pump don't mean that highways won't still be jammed.


  • **FILE** Cars back up in both directions waiting to make left hand turns from M Street onto South Capitol Street in Southeast. (The Washington Times)

    D.C.'s motorists race to the bottom

    The District has the highest percentage of "unfit" motorists, who do not have the basic knowledge to pass a written driver's test, according to a national study by GMAC Insurance.


  • July 4 wrecks deadliest of all holidays

    An estimated 634,200 area residents taking vacations over this Fourth of July holiday will set a record for summer travel, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.


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