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Va. Senate Panel OKs Governor’s Transportation Bill

Gov. Bob McDonnell’s transportation funding package won a Senate committee’s endorsement Thursday despite the reservations of some of his fellow Republicans and outright opposition from Democrats.


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Md. Senate President Pitches Transportation Funding Proposal

A gas tax increase is among the ideas Maryland’s Senate president is floating to raise badly needed money for transportation.


Preparations continue for the Presidential Inauguration on the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Inaugural Transit Options All Have Drawbacks

If you want to get to the National Mall on Inauguration Day, you’re probably better off not driving.


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Usage Increases on 495 Express Lanes in Va.

Drivers are starting to venture out on the Capital Beltway’s new toll lanes in Virginia more frequently.


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McDonnell to Unveil Highway Funding Reforms

Gov. Bob McDonnell plans to unveil his long-promised transportation funding reform package in Richmond less than a day before state lawmakers convene for their 2013 session.


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Man Admits To Transporting Women For Prostitution

A man from Mexico who was living in the U.S. illegally has pleaded guilty to transporting more than 100 women for sex.


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Air Force Whistle-Blowers To Get Protection

There will be no actions taken against two whistle-blower pilots who complained about problems with the F-22 fighter jet, including comments made during a recent “60 Minutes” television interview, the Air Force said Tuesday.


The Space Shuttle Discovery will not be up for sale during the GSA auction. (Photo Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Puts Fire Sale Online

One space program’s trash is another person’s treasure.


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Congress About To Kill High-Speed Train Program

Republican lawmakers are claiming credit for killing the program. But billions of dollars still in the pipeline will ensure work will continue on some projects.