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Are Roads Becoming More Dangerous For Bike Riders?

The number of bicyclists killed in crashes with cars is on the rise, according to a new report, reversing a downward trend going back three decades. But is it actually more dangerous?

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A Transportation Plan For Our Region

Long-range transit plans for our region aim to hold car traffic steady while expanding other modes of transportation, including using congestion pricing for cars downtown.

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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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