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  • D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton join officials from Amtrak and representatives from Akridge developers to announce the Washington Union Station Master Plan at Union Station on Wednesday in the District. The proposed development is still in the initial planning stages. (Raymond Thompson/The Washington Times)

    EDITORIAL: Monumental waste

    Government waste is so prevalent that it rarely comes as a surprise. Bureaucrats partying at public expense, inefficient labor-union contracts and massive cost overruns are the natural consequence of giving civil servants the ability to spend money earned by others.


  • D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton join officials from Amtrak and representatives from Akridge developers to announce the Washington Union Station Master Plan at Union Station on Wednesday in the District. The proposed development is still in the initial planning stages. (Raymond Thompson/The Washington Times)

    Amtrak’s Union Station plan sketchy on funding

    Amtrak unveiled Wednesday a massive $7 billion plan to expand Union Station that has many tentative components -- including how to pay for it.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    D.C. resident readies for city hall recall effort; Joint effort in Virginia to challenge Romney, Paul certifications; Perry files ballot suit in Va.; Some Va. Assembly bills appear ghostwritten; Norton calls for full audit of Union Station; Va. merchants push for Amazon to pay state sales tax; More speed cameras planned for Prince George's; Maryland lawmaker wants to ban Internet 'sweepstakes' gambling.


  • This March 29, 2011 photo, musician Alison Krauss, center, poses with Union Station, from left, Ron Block, Dan Tyminski, Krauss, Jerry Douglas, and Barry Bales in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Ed Rode)

    Krauss & Union Station release first LP since 2004

    Alison Krauss & Union Station needed songs _ bad.


  • UPDATE: Metro board nixes 5-cent surcharge for Union Station rail riders

    Metro's board of directors on Thursday withdrew a proposal to add a 5-cent surcharge on trips to and from Union Station to pay for improvement projects. Board members said more research and input is needed.


  • "Paper Airplane" is Alison Krauss' first album together with Union Station in seven years, but the bluegrass stars show no trace of rust from the hiatus. (Rounder Records)

    LISTENING STATION: Krauss soars with 'Paper Airplane'

    With 27 Grammy Awards under her belt and a new swell of fans, Alison Krauss is at the pinnacle of her career. She's the queen of bluegrass. Where do you go once you've reached the throne?


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