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Dana Hedgpeth

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Giant panda cub Bei Bei climbs tree at National Zoo with a little help from mom. Popular cub is hitting his big milestones.

  • Feb 9, 2016

Amazon.com ranked the top 20 most romantic cities in the U.S., based on sales of love-related books, music.

  • Feb 9, 2016

More than 4,700 vehicles were stopped for traffic violations ranging from speeding, aggressive driving and distracted driving.

  • Feb 9, 2016

Delays remain on Metro’s Yellow and Green lines. There was a signal problem at the Archives-Navy Memorial stop.

  • Feb 9, 2016

Wet, slushy roads make for messy commute Tuesday

  • Feb 9, 2016

The winners of two lottery tickets from the historic $1.5 billion drawing on Jan. 13 have not come forward.

  • Feb 8, 2016

It was not immediately known if anyone was injured in the incident near Route 123.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Darnell Tyres Bogan and Darshe Tyre Bogan were charged in the death of 19-year-old Maurice Larnell Sinclair.

  • Feb 8, 2016

There was a switch problem near East Falls Church.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Delays on Baltimore-Washington Parkway after crash

  • Feb 8, 2016
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About
Dana Hedgpeth is the Washington Post’s lead reporter in covering the Metro rail and bus systems in the D.C. region and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) that runs them. Dana joined the Washington Post in 1999 and has spent more than a decade covering a variety of subjects, including local government, the federal court in Alexandria and government contracting and the defense industry, plus commercial real estate, the building of the D.C. convention center and the redevelopment of the area around the Nationals baseball stadium.

Dana lives in the District with her husband and daughter. Follow her on Twitter @postmetrogirl and on Facebook for transportation news (and the occasional cute picture of her kid). She’d love your tips on Metro at dana.hedgpeth@washpost.com.
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