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DC Warns Against Eating Some Local Fish

DC Warns Against Eating Some Local Fish

D.C. is warning residents not to eat some fish caught in District waters -- including rockfish -- because of elevated levels of toxins.

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MD Lab Working to Eradicate Zika Virus in Brazil

MD Lab Working to Eradicate Zika Virus in Brazil

A Rockville, Maryland, company called GenArraytion is working to eradicate the Zika virus in time for the Olympics this summer in Rio. "If you consider this a flood, we're trying to turn off the spigot.

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Metro Board Upset After Learning Details of Close Call

Metro Board Upset After Learning Details of Close Call

Three Metro employees have been suspended after a train ran a red signal last week and came dangerously close to another train on the same track. Transportation reporter Adam Tuss says Metro board members...

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Program Offers Treatment Instead of Jail in Mental Health Crises

Program Offers Treatment Instead of Jail in Mental Health Crises

Fairfax County Police officers now have a new option when they encounter minor offenders experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Juvenile Arrested in Jewelry Store Robbery

Juvenile Arrested in Jewelry Store Robbery

A juvenile boy has been arrested and charged in the Sophia’s Jewelry Store robbery on February 1. He has been charged with two felony offenses: Abduction and robbery.

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DC Firefighter Circumvented 911 for Dying Infant Nephew

DC Firefighter Circumvented 911 for Dying Infant Nephew

The call for help for an infant dying in D.C. Wednesday didn’t go to 911 and wasn’t made by one of the baby’s siblings as police originally said.

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