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Family of Metro victim Carol Glover sues WMATA

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The sons of the woman who died after being trapped in a smoky Yellow Line train are seeking $50 million.

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    Family of Metro victim Carol Glover sues WMATA

    Family of Metro victim Carol Glover sues WMATA

    The sons of the woman who died after being trapped in a smoky Yellow Line train are seeking $50 million.

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    Family of Metro victim Carol Glover sues WMATA

    The sons of the woman who died after being trapped in a smoky Yellow Line train are seeking $50 million.

    Transit crime dropped significantly in 2014, Metro says

    The transit agency said crime is down in several areas, including robberies, electronic devices thefts and bike thefts.

    I-66 will provide new test for growing HOT lanes system

    Transportation advocates raise concerns about plans for inside the Beltway lanes.

    Sons of woman who died on smoke-filled subway file lawsuit

    The sons of a woman who died after smoke filled a Washington subway train are suing the Metro transit agency for $50 million.

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