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U.S. Airlines And A Shortage Of Pilots

U.S. airlines could soon be facing the biggest shortage of pilots in decades. How the industry is coping with mandatory retirement and stricter rules on flight experience.

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Cheryl Strayed: "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" (Rebroadcast)

Heartbreak and loss led a young woman to embark on an epic journey. Cheryl Strayed describes how she put her life back together while hiking the 1,100-mile Pacific Crest trail alone.

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PreCheck Program Speeds Up Security At Dulles

TSA administrator John Pistole

Frequent fliers can now submit to screenings well in advance of their flights, allowing them to use new dedicated security lines at airports like Dulles, skipping length waits altogether.

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Study Tracks How School Start Dates Affect Tourism

Does the date of the first day of school have an effect on family travel patterns? According to a new study they do, which supports claims by the proponents of Virginia's "King's Dominion Law."

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New Concerns Over Air Traffic Safety

Recent accounts of near collisions. Ensuring the safety of air travel as traffic increases and the Federal Aviation Administration transitions to a new control system.

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Delaware Braced For Traffic Influx From Firefly Festival

Tens of thousands of music lovers are headed to Delaware this weekend to see acts like Jack White and the Black Keys at the Firefly Festival. Officials are braced to try and prevent a traffic nightmare for beachgoers in the area.

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Leaning Utility Pole Presents Danger On Wisconsin Avenue

A damaged utility pole continues to lean along Wisconsin Ave. NW and presents a danger for the Shell gas station 100 feet away.

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Strolling Through History: Civil War Tourism Around DC

As the nation marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, we explore well-known and well-hidden landmarks in the Washington region.

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Spring Bird Watching With Kenn Kaufman

Every spring, millions of small birds pass through our region on a migratory path from Central and South America to summer homes as far away as Alaska.

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Tourists Expected To Flock To Cities This Summer

Cities will be the hotspots for tourists this year, according a transportation advocacy group.

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