Officials say the recent E. coli-related death of a child in southwest Virginia is not connected to deaths from contamination in Europe, but the state's Department of Health is still urging the public to learn how to recognize and deal with potential E. coli problems.
WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey interviews Washington Post Metro columnist Robert McCartney on the fallout of the many scandals rocking D.C.'s city hall this week, including Mayor Vincent Gray's frustration over the focus on the scandals.
As illegal immigration and the future of undocumented workers is hotly debated across the country and within the D.C. region, leaders in Arlington County aren't shying away from recognizing high achieving high schoolers who are also undocumented immigrants.
Metro is reaching out to other police departments in the region for help in combating an increase in crime. The discussion from the transit police force came on the same day that a D.C. superior court judge had his iPhone stolen on the Metro.
A Metro committee approved the transit system's budget for the coming fiscal year June 9, and it contains no fare hikes and no major service cuts. It's a budget miles away from where Metro was in 2010.
In June, congressional staffers will gather to play the Bay Game, a new tool developed by professors at the University of Virginia. The game is growing in popularity and was most recently played by students from seven universities across Virginia.
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