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As SafeTrack Carries On, Metro's Usual Problems Persist

Metro is setting about fixing many of its maintenance problems, but a signal overrun by a Metrorail operator and problems with trains themselves is a reminder that many of the problems go deeper.

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Where The Sidewalk War Begins...Again

In a tree-lined suburb in Northwest D.C., a debate over sidewalks is resurfacing a years-long tension.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Turkey arrests more than a dozen people in anti-ISIS raids after the Istanbul airport bombings. EU leaders meet to grapple with a future without Britain. And Colombian troops work to demobilize FARC rebels after a peace deal. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Update On The Investigation Into The Turkey Bombings

Authorities in Turkey are investigating Tuesday's deadly attack on Istanbul's main international airport. The Washington Post's Hugh Naylor gives us the latest from Istanbul.

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Metro Says It Responded Correctly To Monday Track Fire, Despite Confusion

A track fire Monday at Gallery Place on the Green/Yellow Line caused a major meltdown for Metro riders commuting home, but General Manager Paul Wiedefeld says the transit agency responded correctly.

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What Brexit Means For The U.S.

With a now-likely U.K. exit from the EU, America’s relationship with a key intelligence and global trade ally will change. Please join us to discuss what the British vote means for the U.S. economy, the 2016 presidential campaign and global security.

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Understanding Zika And Mosquito Control In The Washington Region

It's hot, humid and officially summer, which means mosquito season is upon us. Kojo discusses local prevention efforts and the ways to keep yourself and your family safe from the viruses they can carry.

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D.C. Addresses Safety Of Local Water System

Kojo chats with D.C. Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Kevin Donahue about how the city is responding to concerns — old and new — regarding its water system.

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As Capitol Hill Debates Gun Measures, Lawmakers Target D.C. Gun Laws

Kojo explores how the District's local gun restrictions became part of the national debate about reducing violence.

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Who's The D.C. Local Running The General Services Administration?

In the Washington metropolitan region, the General Services Administration is in charge of more than 100 million square feet of federal workspace.

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