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Year in review: Metro sliding backward

As a transplant from Texas, where highways dominate the landscape, I was unaccustomed to an efficient mass transit system when I moved to the region. I marveled at how someone could get across the District, Maryland and Virginia in minutes....

By Donavan M. Wilson, Germantown  | December 27, 2010; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Year in review: Sporting seasons to forget

Some questions have easy answers. For instance, what state is colder than South Dakota? North Dakota, of course. Now, name an American city whose major sports scene was as unlucky, mismanaged, confused, bungled and even downright cursed as was Washington’s...

By William Byron, Takoma Park  | December 26, 2010; 2:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Year in review: A time of grief — and grace

A year in which one loses a parent stands out as the absolute pits. In my case, though, losing Dad was mitigated by seeing his legacy, right here, in the cityscape of Washington. My father, Roger Morris, designed the volleyball...

By Bonnie J. Morris, Washington  | December 26, 2010; 2:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Year in review: What works in D.C.

Complaining is one of our favorite pastimes in the D.C. area. We complain about crime, construction, corruption, traffic, bad weather, lousy sports teams and bad coffee at the office. But in 2010 I noticed three things in our area that...

By Jim Fowler, Ashburn  | December 24, 2010; 2:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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