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D.C. Debates Changes To Building-Height Limits

Local and federal officials are butting heads over the possibility of changing building-height limits in Washington, D.C.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Ups And Downs

From the roller coaster ride of the government shutdown to a woman who teaches aerobatics in the sky, we take a look at "ups and downs."

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From Shark Fins To Sales Taxes, New Laws Go Into Effect In Maryland And D.C.

If you live in D.C. or Maryland, there are some new laws and policies taking effect that you might want to be aware of.

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Gun Sales in Maryland Rise Before New Law Takes Effect

A group has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court to block Maryland's new gun legislation from taking effect Oct. 1. But gun collectors and enthusiasts are still rushing to their local gun store before the law kicks in.

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Hearing On Maryland Gun Law Set For Tuesday

A hearing will be held Tuesday to determine whether a portion of Maryland's extensive new gun law will go into effect.

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Congress Agrees To End Federal Government Shutdown And Avert A U.S Debt Default

Congress passed a last-minute spending bill to end the government shutdown and temporarily lift the debt limit. Diane and her guests discuss how the deal happened and what this crisis could mean for the future of the U.S. political process.

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Opponents Of New Maryland Gun Law File Lawsuit

Opponents of a new gun control measure in Maryland have filed a lawsuit to block the legislation from taking effect.

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Entering Adulthood When You're Locked Up

What does it mean to come of age when you've spent most of your childhood in foster care or the juvenile justice system?

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This Week On Metro Connection: Coming Of Age

This week we'll bring you stories of how we grow up, grow wise, and come into our own.

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Md. Court Rules That Poor Defendants Are Entitled To Attorney At Bail Hearings

The Maryland Court of Appeals has again ruled that poor defendants are entitled to have an attorney present at bail hearings.

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