Pepco lowers rates for customers in Md. A major seizure of poached rockfish and a WWII soldier is finally laid to rest. These are the headlines from around the region.

Examiner

Pepco reduces rates for Md., D.C. customers

D.C. Council questions schools budget

Jail escapee from D.C. captured in southwest Va.

NBC 4

Council to consider new D.C. flag for voting rights

D.C. leaders want to extend unemployment benefits

D.C. adds hybrids to offset gas prices

WTOP

Va. transportation initiative claims millions in commuter savings

East Coast rapist tipster to receive award

WAMU

D.C. Council may wave waiting period for gun owners

Baltimore Sun

Second largest seizure of poached rockfish this year pulled from Bay

Body of WWII soldier returned to Dundalk