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Laurel Traffic Jam Exacerbated By Driver Misbehavior


At the intersection of Route 198 and Van Dusen Road early this morning, driver tomfoolery worsened an already severe traffic jam in Laurel, Md.

Downed power lines shut down 198, creating a logjam: As drivers exiting Interstate 95 attempted to merge into a single traffic lane, some waited patiently like adults, and others—like one particularly brash Mercedes Benz driver—did not.

Stream two full reports below.


A Hollywood Animal Trainer's Secrets For Getting Dogs To Act On Cue

Teresa Ann Miller often works with distracted performers, but the Hungarian film White God was especially challenging. "The dogs just thought it was a party," she says of the film's dog-pack scene.
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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.


Texting While Walking: Are You Cautious Or Clueless?

People who text while walking change their pace and seem to walk more cautiously, a study says. But that doesn't mean you're not a menace to yourself and others.

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