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Woman falls on tracks at Metro station, causing Red Line delays

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metro logoD.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department units transported a woman with non-life threatening injuries after she fell on the tracks at Van Ness Metro Station Friday morning, causing delays in both directions of the Red Line, a spokesperson said.

Metro said in an alert that Red Line trains were being single-tracked between Friendship Heights and Van Ness stations due to the medical emergency.

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Spirit back on the bottom again

On Saturday, the Washington Spirit (4-9-4) took on the Boston Breakers (3-7-7). A win would have moved the Spirit into eighth place. Instead they came up with a 2-2 draw, dropping them back into last place in the league. While the Spirit has 16 points, the same number as the Boston Breakers, their larger negative goal differential, -7, puts them back on the bottom. It’s hard to see a team with a storied reputation for being formidable league leaders sitting at the bottom of the rankings.
The Spirit has played matches where it looks like they are going to turn a corner towards stringing some wins together. Most recently they played Sky Blue FC on Saturday, Aug. 4. They won that match 4-1. All four Spirit goals were in the second half showing off their physical stamina and mental willingness to play hard until the end.
Four days later, the team who had just crushed Sky Blue FC is playing the Orlando Pride in Orlando. Orlando, like Washington was coming into this match with only four days since their last match. The Pride controlled the pitch and left the Spirit with zero goals while scoring three of their own. Orlando added three points to their standings, the Spirit added none.

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Metro accident examined

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WMATA metro logoROCKVILLE – As recently as December Montgomery County fire fighters trained alongside  employees of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) at a Gaithersburg rail station on how to respond to a variety of emergency scenarios.

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