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This Week On Metro Connection: Ups And Downs

From the roller coaster ride of the government shutdown to a woman who teaches aerobatics in the sky, we take a look at "ups and downs."

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Gun Sales in Maryland Rise Before New Law Takes Effect

A group has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court to block Maryland's new gun legislation from taking effect Oct. 1. But gun collectors and enthusiasts are still rushing to their local gun store before the law kicks in.

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Hearing On Maryland Gun Law Set For Tuesday

A hearing will be held Tuesday to determine whether a portion of Maryland's extensive new gun law will go into effect.

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Entering Adulthood When You're Locked Up

What does it mean to come of age when you've spent most of your childhood in foster care or the juvenile justice system?

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This Week On Metro Connection: Coming Of Age

This week we'll bring you stories of how we grow up, grow wise, and come into our own.

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A Standoff In Kenya And Terrorism Around The World

Kojo explores the impact of the rapidly developing standoff in Nairobi, Kenya, -- and what it means for efforts to combat terrorism in East Africa and around the world.

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Analysis: Questions Linger Regarding Capitol Police Response Time In Navy Yard Shooting

David Hawkings talks about reports that the Capitol Police were initially ordered to "stand down" during this week's Navy Yard shooting.

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Lawmakers Look Into Tactical Response To Navy Yard Shooting

Officers with a specialized unit trained to respond to mass shooting events are asking why they were told to stand down during Monday's shooting at the Navy Yard.

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D.C. Launches Citywide Effort To End Bullying

This school year will be the first in which the city's new anti-bullying policy goes into effect.

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Interactive Video Aims To Improve Hiring For Veterans

We visit the set of a a new interactive video aiming to smooth out the hiring process for veterans transitioning to civilian life.

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