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A Grand Jury Indicts Two Abortion Opponents Who Made Undercover Videos Of Planned Parenthood

A grand jury in Texas investigating Planned Parenthood instead indicted two abortion opponents who made undercover videos of the organization. We discuss what makes an undercover investigation criminal and the ongoing political battle over Planned Parenthood's role and funding.

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Why Are There 'So Many Sirens' In D.C.?

A newcomer to D.C. noticed that the piercing wail of sirens seemed to be more prevalent here than other cities. In WAMU's second What's With Washington story, reporter Matthew Schwartz explores whether the newcomer is onto something.

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Police Reform And The Emotions Shaping Our Local Politics

Conversations about police accountability and race have ignited emotions across the political spectrum in the Washington region recently - running the gamut from fear to frustration. But it's an open question as to whether those emotions are pushing people to engage with local and national political systems to seek lasting, practical changes. Kojo explores the dynamics affecting activism in our region and how emotions are pushing participation and skepticism with our criminal justice and political systems.

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What We Know: Key Takeaways From Massive Winter Storm

High winds are making it hard to get accurate measurements of snowfall except in official locations, meteorologists said.

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Blizzard Update: Big Numbers, Big Dangers

Wind speeds picked up Saturday afternoon as precipitation intensified. The storm is already one of the 10 worst in history, meteorologists say.

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LISTEN: Apologies And Preparations In D.C. As Storm Heads In

Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney talks with WAMU 88.5's Matt McCleskey about D.C.'s reaction to a storm on Jan. 20, and how it set the table for the city's response to the weekend's incoming blizzard.

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What We Know About This 'Potentially Crippling' East Coast Storm

Should we worry? When will it hit? Is Washington ready?

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Overscared and Overprepared? The Sense In Snow Panic

For many weather-wary Washingtonians, this week's pending snowstorm is eliciting groans about over-hyped winter weather. We find out why pressing the panic button during storms can be a good thing, and how it helps communities stay safe.

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New Efforts To Address America's Growing Addiction Crisis

Tens of thousands of Americans are dying each year from overdoses from prescription pain killers and heroin. We discuss new local, state and federal efforts to stem the epidemic.

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As D.C. Braces, Kentucky And Tennessee Feeling Effects Of Winter Weather

As the South and East prepared for a nor'easter with the potential for significant snowfall by week's end, snow began to blanket much of Kentucky and Tennessee and contributed to at least one traffic-related death Wednesday.

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