Archive for the 'General' Category

Sep 14 2009

Repost – Washington Tourism Launches ‘Lost Symbol’ Web Site

Washington is anticipating a flurry of visits from fans of Dan Brown’s new thriller, “The Lost Symbol.” Fans of “The Da Vinci Code” novelist flocked to the Louvre in Paris and other sites in Europe that were featured in that book. One church in Scotland, the Rosslyn Chapel, saw a threefold increase in visitors after […]

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Jul 08 2009

July 8, 2009 – Metrorail Operator Caught Texting on Job

More bad publicity for Metro By JIM IOVINO Updated 9:01 AM EDT, Wed, Jul 8, 2009 A YouTube video apparently shows a Metrorail train operator texting on the job. There’s more bad publicity for Metro after a YouTube video surfaces of a Metro train operator apparently texting while on the job. Metro officials said the […]

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Jun 22 2009

June 22, 2009 – Metro Crash

Published by under Breaking News,General

From WASHINGTON – At least two people have died and several people are trapped and injured after a Metro Red Line train derailed and collided with another Metro train, officials say. The six-car train derailed and then collided with another train between the Takoma Park and Fort Totten stations around 5 p.m. Monday. The […]

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Apr 15 2009

Redskins Open At Giants…Again

Here we go! The NFL released the 2009 regular season schedule this week and has complete coverage. The Redskins open the season at New York for the second year in a row and play three prime time home games against NFC East opponents. — Redskins 2009 Regular Season Schedule — A Closer Look At the Redskins’ Schedule — […]

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Mar 27 2009

Repost – 3 Fairfax Metro stops could be in jeopardy

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Washington Business Journal – by Mara Lee Staff Reporter With the battle over federal funding for the first phase of the Silver Line to Dulles behind them, proponents of the Metrorail extension have to scale another mountain: getting Fairfax County landowners along the second phase to agree to tax themselves. Fairfax officials want to raise […]

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