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Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

Traffic, transit tips for the weekend

It’s the last weekend for holiday shoppers and the start of the December getaway season.

As faulty air bags cause millions of auto recalls, who pays?

As faulty air bags cause millions of auto recalls, who pays?

Car owners won’t, but automakers may want air bag manufacturer to foot the bill.

40 percent say they’ll bail out of D.C. area for holidays

40 percent say they’ll bail out of D.C. area for holidays

AAA forecast says it will be a record number of departures for the region.

Tricky gun owner gets nabbed by TSA

Tricky gun owner gets nabbed by TSA

TSA says he took handgun apart and hid it in a PlayStation in hope of eluding security officers.

South Capitol Street SE reopens after fire

A fire in the basement of an apartment building led to the road closure.

Metro delays on the Orange, Blue and Silver lines

Riders should expect delays because of an earlier train malfunction

D.C. Metro stops with the highest name recognition

D.C. Metro stops with the highest name recognition

Remember Spring Hill? How about Naylor Road? Quiz tests how many Metro stops you can name

Drive a cab? Hollywood wants to make you a star!

Better hurry. Auditions will be held via Skype Wednesday and Thursday.

Road closed in Arlington for water main repair

The westbound lanes of Four Mile Run Drive are closed.

Column

It didn’t take politicians to kill idea of closing I-395

It didn’t take politicians to kill idea of closing I-395

The amount of study needed to shut the commuter artery rendered the proposal impractical.

D.C. plans experiment for downtown parking

D.C. plans experiment for downtown parking

The pilot program, set for 2015, targets the busy Gallery Place, Chinatown, Penn Quarter area.

AAA: 98.6 million plan holiday travel

AAA: 98.6 million plan holiday travel

With the economy looking up and gas prices down, more people plan December travel.

Water main break closes part of 15th Street NW in DC

Water main break has part of 15th Street NW near R Street closed. Drivers should avoid the area.

Traffic backups at 3rd Street tunnel in D.C. because of overturned vehicle

Three to four mile backups because of overturned vehicle at 3rd Street tunnel

Crews fixed broken water pipe, 12th Street NW reopens

Crews fixed broken water pipe, 12th Street NW reopens

A water main break caused havoc in Tuesday morning’s commute and forced Metro to cut some of its service on three lines

61-year-old water main to blame for prolonged mess that snarled commute

61-year-old water main to blame for prolonged mess that snarled commute

Flooding from the underground pipe, young by D.C. standards, caused havoc for thousands on Metro.

From the war on terrorism to a tranquil college campus

From the war on terrorism to a tranquil college campus

TSA chief John S. Pistole leaves a job he loves for a setting he adores.

Md. ethics law doesn’t cover Hogan transition team member, panel says

Md. ethics law doesn’t cover Hogan transition team member, panel says

But the state ethics panel says the governor-elect should consider limiting a Purple Line bidder’s role.

Arts group signs lease for Dupont Circle trolley station

Arts group signs lease for Dupont Circle trolley station

Abandoned trolley station will be revamped to host cultural events, nonprofit group says.

So that’s what a Metro station looks like when it floods

A water main break near Metro Center caused floods in stations.

Metro service restored on Orange, Blue and Silver lines

Metro service restored on Orange, Blue and Silver lines

A water-main break forced the closure of parts of all three lines in downtown D.C. during rush hour.

Bad morning commute on Metro? Tell us about it.

A water main break in downtown D.C. caused flooding at Metro Center and service was suspended on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines.

Alternate routes for commuters to avoid Metro mess

Dr. Gridlock gives tips on getting around during problems on Metro’s Blue, Orange and Silver lines.

Volunteers for veterans’ memorial overwhelmed Metro station

Volunteers for veterans’ memorial overwhelmed Metro station

An unusually large crowd for Wreaths Across America got stuck behind the fare gates.

Part of New York Avenue NE closed in both directions

New York Avenue in NE closed in part because of gas leak

MARC service resumes after fatal accident shut down line

A pedestrian was hite by a train and killed in Beltsville.

Interstate 66 eastbound has traffic delays after crash

Incident involved a tractor trailer.

Monday morning problems on Metro

First there was a medical emergency on Metro’s Red Line. Then there were delays on the Orange Line because of a disabled train.