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Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is announcing right now that his administration will not give D.C. cab drivers an extension for their May 1 deadline to place meters in their taxis. The matter is in the news lately, thanks to a lawsuit by the drivers that challenges the administration’s ability to ram through this regulation.

A D.C. Superior Court judge yesterday ruled against the cabbies, leaving them little more than a week to get their meters installed. The situation prompted some talk about pushing the deadline back, but Fenty this morning closed the door on such leniency.

—-reporting by Mike DeBonis

UPDATE, 12 P.M.: Turns out that though Fenty says there’s no extension, there actually is an extension. Read more.