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Metro Board Calls Failure To Fix Bad Track ‘Unacceptable’

Metro’s board of directors says the failure to repair a track problem that led to a derailment represents “a breakdown of the organization’s chain of command” and “an unforgivable breach of safety.”


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63 Were Atop Washington Monument When Elevator Failed

The National Park Service says there were 63 people at the top of the Washington Monument when an elevator failed, not one person as the agency originally reported.


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Law Enforcement Study: War On Drugs Is A Failure

Some of the people who made careers out of arresting and locking up drug offenders are calling on the president to stop doing it. They say their study shows the war on drugs is a failure, and it should end.


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Metro Escalators Fail In 2 Dupont Circle Incidents

More escalator problems are being reported at Metro stations in Washington.


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Power Failure Causes Wastewater Overflow

Anne Arundel County officials say a power failure during the snowstorm caused some 263,000 gallon of wastewater to overflow in Mill Creek.


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Pepco Execs Take Responsibility For Outages

Pepco executives are taking responsibility for poor service after recent power failures and repeating a plan to improve reliability.