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Jesse Matthew Case Prompts Push For Information Sharing On Sexual Assaults

College campuses should do a better job of sharing information on sexual assaults, say advocates citing the case of Jesse Matthew, who before his recent murder charges, was accused of sexual assault in 2002.

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D.C. Police Chief Says Cabbies Shouldn't Qualify For Concealed Handguns

The application process begins later this week for concealed carry permits in the District, but D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says licenses should not be extended to cab drivers in the city.

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Ocean City's Water Supply Tests Negative After Two Cases Of Legionnaire's Disease

Tests conducted after two Ocean City tourists contracted Legionnaire's Disease found no presence of bacterium legionnella.

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Maryland Is Prepared For Any Ebola Cases, Governor Says

The state has instituted a coordinated plan involving multiple agencies and cooperation with health officials from Northern Virginia and D.C., Gov. Martin O'Malley says.

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Montgomery County Students Take The Bus To School Across The Street

Many students going to Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg, Maryland, cannot easy walk to school, even when they live right across Snowden Farm Parkway.

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Loose Definition Of 'Lead Free' Causes Problems For Virginia's Groundwater

Water in about 1 in 5 Virginia wells tests positive for the presence of lead, which experts say comes from lead in brass fixtures.

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Bike Accidents And D.C. Liability Rules

The D.C. Council is weighing a major change to liability rules for accidents involving bicycles and cars. We explore the law, potential changes and what it could mean for District residents.

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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier On Body Cameras

Kojo talks with District Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the initial rollout of new body cameras for metropolitan police, their implications on the ground and their impact.

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Congress To Grill Head Of Secret Service On White House Gate Jumper

Following news that Army veteran Omar Gonzalez penetrated further into the White House than originally reported, Congressional lawmakers will demand answers today from the head of Secret Service.

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Secret Service Bungles

A recent Washington Post article details a 2011 incident in which an attacker fired on--and hit--the President’s private residence. It took four days for the Secret Service to realize what had happened. We explore the implications for a security branch under fire.

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