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CIA Leaves Explosive On Loudoun Co. School Bus After Training Exercise

An explosive device was left on a Loudoun County school bus after a CIA training exercise earlier this month, and was discovered only after the bus had returned to service.

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George Mason University Names Its Law School For Scalia

The announcement follows an anonymous $20 million donation from a Scalia admirer and a $10 million donation from the foundation of industrialist and philanthropist Charles Koch.

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Sex Abuse Scandal Hits Two Suburban Churches

A recent Washingtonian magazine investigation details years of alleged child sex abuse -- and cover-up by clergy -- within the congregations of Sovereign Grace Ministries. Kojo learns more about what happened inside two of the organization's local churches.

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Shutdowns Of Individual Metro Lines? Board Chairman Says It Might Be Necessary

Jack Evans says Metro's maintenance needs are so extensive that closing lines or portions of them on nights and weekends won't be sufficient.

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Plan To Create Two Majority Minority Elementary Schools In Loudoun County Defeated

The Loudoun County School Board adopted a compromise redistricting plan Tuesday night that it says will alleviate overcrowding and close an achievement gap among English-language learners while keeping school populations diverse.

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FBI Probing Computer Virus Behind Outage At MedStar Health Facilities

A computer virus has crippled information systems at the major Washington-area hospital chain MedStar Health Inc., the FBI says.

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40 Years Of Metro: Was D.C.'s Transit System Always Like This?

Kojo examines 40 years of Metro history and how the transit system's bright beginnings shed light on its current troubles.

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LISTEN: What Did Virginia's Lawmakers (And Governor) Accomplish This Session?

WAMU 88.5 reporter Michael Pope discusses what the Virginia General Assembly achieved in 2016, and what it means for Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who still has one more legislative session left in his governorship.

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Controversial Arlington Gun Store's Owner Breaks His Silence

Dennis Pratte, the owner of a gun store opposed by residents in Arlington's Lyon Park neighborhood, reiterated his threat to sue members of the General Assembly and assured concerned neighbors his store would not stock machine guns.

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Metrorail Reopens Thursday After 26 Defects Found And Repaired

Metro service has returned to normal on Thursday after emergency repairs shut down the entire system on Wednesday, in an unprecedented closure which rippled throughout the region.

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