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Ocean City's Pier To Get Post-Hurricane Facelift

The destruction of the Ocean City pier was one of the more dramatic moments in the D.C. area when Hurricane Sandy made landfall, but efforts are already underway to restore the landmark.

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TSA Pushes PreCheck Program Before Holiday Rush

Before the holiday crush at area airports, the TSA is pitching expedited screening processes to frequent fliers, as well as reminding travelers what holiday items are allowed.

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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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