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No serious injuries were reported, but tracks were significantly damaged between West Falls Church/McLean and Ballston.

Metro workers examine a train that derailed near the East Falls Church station. (Christian K. Lee/The Washington Post) (Christian K. Lee / The Washington Post)

A roundup of news from the Washington region for July 28, 2016

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Retiring lawmaker Barbara Mikulski seems to be everywhere at the Democratic convention, rallying Democrats and basking in her legacy.

He was the author of widely anthologized essays and short stories, including “Elbow Room.”

Storms will probably arrive between 4 and 7 p.m., from west to east, and then continue intermittently through the evening.

The signing is the capstone of a years-long process of working to meet federal construction grant guidelines for design and funding.

Charles Kibler is facing a second-degree murder charge in the killing of Jose Cisneros.

The parents, both D.C. police officers, used a rental property’s address to send their three kids to the city’s top public schools while living outside of the city.

He also drew posters for films such as “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” and Woody Allen’s “Bananas.”

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The ground stops were prompted by severe weather in the region.

It's a stormy end to our extended heat streak.

A flurry of funnel clouds has spun up on the Delmarva Peninsula.

A private operator would have the option of collecting higher tolls from tractor-trailers.

“I’m like, ‘No, black people play rugby, too,’ ” one coach said.

Prosecutors have dropped the murder charge against Ingmar Guandique, the man accused in the 2001 killing of federal intern Chandra Levy. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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Virginia transportation officials have approved 10 programs to ease traffic inside the Beltway.

“He is looking forward to resuming his position as sheriff,” his attorney said.

Mosquitoes love hot and humid days.

The agency says it will use the trip data to improve service.

Marvin Diaz-Marin was found with trauma to the body on Wednesday, police said.

See (and smell) a funky flower, sing a song with the Piano Man and party like you're in Wyoming.

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