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Former Rep. Anthony Weiner is running for mayor of New York City, but new information about lewd online behavior have some calling for him to quit the race. A woman's car plunged off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on Friday in an episode straight out of many local drivers' worst-case scenario. And the Food and Drug Administration has set the stage for possible restrictions or a ban on menthol cigarettes after new research was released this week. We talk about those and other headlines catching your eye this week.

Weigh In On The Week's Headlines

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