The Night Note: 8/25/10

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By Brendan Williams-Kief
|  Wednesday, Aug 25, 2010  |  Updated 6:16 PM EDT
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The Night Note: I-95 Delays and Fire-Breathing Bartenders

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MD AG OFFICIALS: NO RECALLED EGGS FOUND IN STATE
Maryland officials working to make sure that recalled eggs aren't being sold in the state.

Officials from two Iowa farms recalled more than a half-billion eggs after learning that salmonella may have sickened as many as 1,300 people. (WTOP)

MONT AMBULANCE FEE PETITION TOSSED ON LEGAL TECHNICALITY
The county Board of Elections has dismissed a citizens' petition to let voters decide in November whether to keep a county ambulance fee, but the issue is far from over.

Supporters say they are considering a legal challenge over a new interpretation of Maryland law that dismisses signatures that do not meet a more rigid standard. Critics say the decision has disenfranchised voters by taking away their right to referendum. (Gazette.net)

I-95 DELAYS TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT
Virginia Department of Transportation officials said motorists should expect overnight delays tonight and Thursday on northbound Interstate 95 at the Pohick Creek Bridge while crews repair potholes.

VDOT crews are expected to shut down multiple lanes between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. between exits 163 and 166. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. each morning. (Washington Examiner)

PROSECUTOR WON'T GO AFTER FIRE-BREATHING BARTENDERS
Prosecutors have filed a motion to drop felony charges against two bartender who performed a fire-breathing trick at a Herndon bar, according to court records.

Manassas resident Justin Fedorchak and Tegee Rogers, of Herndon, both bartenders at Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern in Herndon, were each charged with three felonies after a Fairfax County fire marshal saw them breath fire at the tavern on July 24. (Inside NoVA)

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