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Bay Bridge Crash Restarts Talk Of Additional Span

An accident last month that saw a woman plunge into the Chesapeake Bay has lawmakers renewing calls for an additional span on the Bay Bridge.

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Breathalyzer Use On The Rise For Virginia Drivers

The use of ignition interlock devices are on the rise as a new law requiring drunk drivers to sample blood alcohol content has taken effect over the last year.

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The Future Of The Bay Bridge

With investigators looking into a nightmarish crash and beachgoers idling in miles-long backups, we explore the condition and future of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

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New Details On The Scope Of NSA Surveillance

The National Security Agency's surveillance network can tap into about 75 percent of all U.S. Internet traffic. New details on how the program operates and its reach into the communications of ordinary Americans.

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The Future Of Guantanamo Bay's Detention Facility

Lawmakers are once again focusing their attention on the future of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay in the wake of a hunger strike by inmates and renewed calls by the president to shut it down.

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How Safe Is D.C. For Pedestrians?

As the District's population grows, what can we do to make our streets safer for pedestrians?

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Mother Copes With Loss Of Child By Educating Others

Every year, dozens of children die after being forgotten in a hot car. One Virginia mother is working to change that — by sharing her own story.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Safety

From crime in our neighborhoods to dangerous driving on our highways, we'll focus this week on safety and how we learn to live with risk.

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New Efforts To Prevent Domestic Homicide

Police and domestic violence organizations are trying a new approach to curb domestic homicide. Law enforcement, the courts and victim advocates are starting to work together to prevent murders by predicting when they might happen by using a checklist of high-risk factors.

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Prince George's County Water Emergency Update

Kojo gets the latest on how southern Prince George's County residents are preparing for a water shutdown during the hottest period of the summer so far.