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Broken traffic cameras contributed to revenue decline

(Joel Richardson / The Washington Post)

D.C. police initially claimed the drop was because more drivers were obeying the law.

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    Broken traffic cameras contributed to revenue decline

    D.C. police initially claimed the drop was because more drivers were obeying the law.

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