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Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 05/25/2011

PM Buzz: We’ve been hit, fit and ready to quit (Oprah)

Since you were at work, here’s the local news that’s been happening:

Man struck by train at Metro Center

A man was been struck by a train at Metro Center on the Blue and Orange lines about 1 p.m. He survived and D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Service employees removed him from beneath the train.

Two injured in carjacking at Largo Metro garage

A woman was shot and a man injured during an armed robbery that turned into a carjacking this morning at the Largo Town Center Metro Station. The suspects remain at large.


Better hit the exercise machines, Washington; Minnesota has overtaken us. (Susan Biddle - FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)
DC drops from top of ‘fittest cities’ list

Residents of Minnesota’s Twin Cities displaced the D.C. area from the top of the American College of Sports Medicine’s American Fitness Index this year. But we’re still #2!

Advice for northbound holiday drivers

If you are accepting the northbound I-95 challenge during Memorial Day weekend, be sure to heed Dr. Gridlock’s advice, and avoid Friday afternoon and early evening, and most of Monday.

U.-Va. agrees to provide global warming records

The University of Virginia and a conservative advocacy group have agreed the university will turn over, by late August, documents related to the work of a former university climate scientist.

Redskins gather for informal workout, despite NFL lockout

It’s been 70 days since the NFL shut down its camps, but 41 Washington Redskins gathered for a second day of informal workouts, to keep in shape and familiar with the playbook.

Washington National Opera replaces Placido with an ‘advisor’

Acclaimed stage director Francesca Zambello has been named the Washington National Opera’s new artistic advisor, on the heels of the departure of general director Placido Domingo.

Share your Oprah pain

You may be mourning the end of Oprah’s network show, and you may want company. We’ve got you covered. There’s a viewing party in Dupont Circle and there are sure to be more. Or you may want to talk to our TV columnist Lisa de Moraes about the O. She’s blogging the final shows and will chat Thursday at noon; submit your questions now!

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