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      Montgomery County to buy 28 new Ride On buses after fires

      (Photo: Brad Bell/ABC7)

      ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County is expected to pay a total of $12.3 million for more than two dozen new Ride On buses.

      The Washington Post (http://tinyurl.com/d56fj8f) reports the 28 buses will replace 62 buses that were bought five years ago.

      The county pulled the buses off the roads earlier this month after a seventh bus caught in downtown Silver Spring.

      The new buses from Gillig of Hayward, Calif., won't be delivered until early next year.

      Information from: http://www.washingtonpost.com

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