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NTSB Recommends New Ventilation Procedures Following Metro Incident

The National Transportation Safety Board has released new recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration in light of recent emergency events after a woman died during fire on a Metro in D.C.

02/11/2015

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Md. Woman Recounts Terrifying Moments Inside Smoke-Filled DC Metro

In WJZ exclusive, a Maryland woman who was on a D.C. Metro train when it filled with smoke last month, describes the terrifying moments she spent trapped underground waiting to be rescued.

02/10/2015

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Manfred Predicts Resolution In Orioles, Nationals TV Dispute

New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred predicts an end to the long-running dispute between the Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over payments to Washington from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, which the teams co-own.

02/05/2015

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Union Leaders: D.C. Firefighters Still Having Radio Problems

Union leaders say emergency responders are still having communication problems in Washington subway tunnels in the wake of a fatal accident on the system last month.

02/05/2015

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Workers Return To Navy Yard Building Where 12 Were Killed

The Washington Navy Yard building that was the site of a mass shooting in 2013 has reopened after extensive renovations.

02/02/2015

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Montgomery County Firefighters Discover Metro Radio Trouble

Fire officials in Montgomery County say they’ve discovered trouble using their radios in some portions of the Metro system, an issue that follows similar problems for District of Columbia firefighters.

02/02/2015

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D.C. Groom-To-Be Killed After Car Hits Him, Fiancee

The U.S. Park Police says a Washington, D.C., couple engaged to be married were hit by a car as they changed a tire, killing the groom-to-be.

02/02/2015

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DC Prepares To Deploy Snow Trucks For Sunday Into Monday

The District of Columbia plans to deploy more than 200 snow trucks this weekend for a potential winter storm that could bring snow and rain to the area.

01/31/2015

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Sons Of Woman Who Died On Smoke-Filled Subway File Lawsuit

$50 million. That’s the amount a family is going to court for, following the death of a woman in a smoke-filled D.C. metro subway.

01/30/2015

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Relatives Of Woman Who Died In DC Subway Accident To Sue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of a woman who died when smoke filled a Washington subway train earlier this month are filing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Metro transit agency. Attorneys for the family of Carol […]

01/29/2015

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Cancellations, Delays Continue At D.C., Baltimore Airports

Dozens of flights were canceled and delayed at the three major airports in the Washington-Baltimore region as the Northeast recovers from a powerful winter storm.

01/28/2015

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Smithsonian Exhibits Documents, Early Recordings From Bell

The National Museum of American History is hosting a series of programs this year about American innovation, and the first exhibit is focused on early sound recording.

01/28/2015

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