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Little consensus on Metro funding from regional leaders

Oct 12, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The governors of Maryland and Virginia and the mayor of Washington found little consensus on how to fund the struggling Metro subway system at a regional meeting to discuss economic development.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will join District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan next month to discuss economic issues impacting the Mid-Atlantic region.

The event at the Washington Hilton on Oct. 12 will bring the leaders together to talk about issues like transportation and the Metro, economic development and diversifying the regional economy.

The Capital Region Business Forum is being put on by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Prince George's Chamber of Commerce.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will join District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan next month to discuss economic issues impacting the Mid-Atlantic region.

The event at the Washington Hilton on Oct. 12 will bring the leaders together to talk about issues like transportation and the Metro, economic development and diversifying the regional economy.

The Capital Region Business Forum is being put on by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Prince George's Chamber of Commerce.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says his delegation has made several successful business transactions with Israeli companies during a weeklong trade mission.

Hogan said in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday that "there is a real synergy between this nation and our state."

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Wilmington stores that sell alcohol could extend their hours of operation on Sundays if a new ordinance is passed.

The News Journal (http://delonline.us/2crTvRz ) reports that the Wilmington City Council is considering an ordinance that would allow liquor vendors to open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays from October to December. For the remaining months of the year, stores would be allowed to open on Sundays from noon until 5 p.m.

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