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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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The Latest On The Flint, Michigan, Water Crisis

The latest on the Flint, Michigan, water crisis and growing calls to hold government officials accountable.

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U.S. Sen. Mark Warner On Encryption, Privacy, National Security

A debate has emerged about whether militant groups are exploiting technologies that allow their communications to "go dark." U.S. Sen. Mark Warner joins Kojo to share details about a proposed solution he has shaped on the issue.

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The Politics Hour – January 15, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett.

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Creation Of New Metro Safety Group Pushed Back To 2017

The federal government’s temporary role of directly watching over Metro will extend into next year. Transportation departments in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. missed their deadline.

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