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The Local Effect Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Kojo will examine Maryland's economy and this race through the lens of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest trade deal in a generation.

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In John Geer Shooting, An Involuntary Manslaughter Plea From Former Officer

Adam Torres struck the plea bargain just before his murder trial was scheduled to begin in Fairfax. It calls for him to serve a 12-month sentence for killing John Geer of Springfield.

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Metrorail Won't Get Federal Bailout, House Republicans Say

The Washington area's struggling subway system won't get a federal bailout, GOP Rep. John Mica said Thursday as Republicans blamed the Metro system's recent series of crises on poor management rather than a lack of funding.

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Washington: Not Just Government Jobs Anymore (But Government Still Matters)

What's the prospect for economic growth and jobs in the Washington region as the federal government cuts back on spending? It's not as bad as you think.
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Dedicated Bus Lanes Planned For Most Of Route 7 Between Tysons Corner, Alexandria

Local officials are seeking the public's input on a plan that would bring a bus rapid transit system between Tysons Corner and Alexandria instead of a light rail line.

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Gov. McAuliffe Seeks To Keep Execution Drug Suppliers Secret

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has rejected an effort to force Virginia's condemned inmates to die in the electric chair, replacing the proposal with one that would keep secret the identities of pharmacies that supply lethal injection drugs to the commonwealth.
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Virginia Governor Vetoes Sexually Explicit Books Bill

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that seeks to force schools to notify parents if their children will be assigned books with sexually explicit content.
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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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