More Metro trains on July 4

The D.C. region is gearing up for the big Fourth of July celebration. With a parade, the Foo Fighters concert, a Nationals game, the Capitol Fourth concert and fireworks, Metro plans to add extra trains and has advice for anyone planning to take the subway.

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