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Major Delays On Beltway After Accident

An accident involving a fire truck, a tractor trailer and an SUV on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway is causing major delays on the east side of the highway near the U.S. Route 50 interchange this morning. 

Seven people, including four Prince George's County firefighters, have been taken to the hosptial, according to WTOP. One of the firefighters is in critical condition, according to NBC Washington

Another crash on the Baltimore Washington Parkway inside the Beltway is leading to other backups in the area; southbound B-W Parkway is closed at the Route 410 interchange, according to WAMU 88.5 traffic reporter Jerry Edwards; as of 7 a.m., the backup stretched for 4 miles. Follow @JerryEdwards on Twitter for updates.


'Hollywood Reporter' Ending Annual Index Of Powerful Women In Entertainment

Janice Min, president of The Hollywood Reporter, tells Steve Inskeep why the magazine will stop publishing its "Women in Entertainment Power 100" list as a ranking.

As Big Food Feels Threat Of Climate Change, Companies Speak Up

A warming climate is likely to disrupt global food production, which has Big Food companies worried. Some, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
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U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes On How Money Influences Politics, Locally And Nationally

One of Maryland's federal lawmakers is behind some new ideas about campaign finance reform that have stalled in Congress, but are being taken up by local legislatures, including D.C.

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Computer Guys and Gal sort out all the latest technology news from the last month.

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