Fairfax County workers will get a pay boost. Federal spending cuts could chill the Maryland economy and a strange club-wielding attack on the Beltway. These are the morning headlines from around the region.

Examiner

 

MetroAccess growth slows as fares raised, rules tightened

Legal defense fund being setup for Harry Thomas, Jr.

Fairfax plans to use surplus to boost employees salaries

Federal spending cuts would boost Maryland jobless rate

Montgomery schools officials reconsider site selection process

Montgomery tries to stop jobs slide

NBC

Fatal crash involving police cruiser leads to change  in Va. law

Slain psychiatrist remembered as innovator

WAMU

New buoy seeks to boost security

Minister is on mission to help the Anacostia

D.C. schools chancellor talks test scores, teacher evaluations and next year

WUSA

Woman alleges car towed and sold while she was in coma

WJLA

Man wields wooden club against other man on Beltway

WTOP

‘Dead zone’ growing in Chesapeake Bay

The ban is back: No more H20 on Metro

Baltimore Sun

Consumer advocates call for review of BGE program

State seeks private partner for two I-95 travel plazas