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Baltimore Residents Say Wall-To-Wall Media Coverage Missed The Real Story

Baltimore has been all over the news during the past few weeks. But some residents say the media focused too much on the rioting and not enough on the societal problems behind the unrest.

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D.C. Police Body Camera Policy Needs More Transparency, Council Member Says

Kenyan McDuffie is hosting a roundtable Thursday at the Wilson Building on the issue, and he says city leaders should be more mindful of several issues as they push forward with equipping all officers with the cameras.

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The Freddie Gray Case, From The Vantage Of A Former State's Attorney

Glenn Ivey, a former state's attorney for Prince George's County, Maryland, discusses the charges filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, and what shape their trials might take.

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Maryland National Guard To Be Pulled Out Of Baltimore

At the behest of Gov. Larry Hogan, the Maryland National Guard will begin pulling out of Baltimore, where they have been stationed since last week when rioting broke out.

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Structure In Watergate Garage Collapses, Injuring 1 Person

First responders are picking through the rubble Friday after a structure within the Watergate complex collapsed.

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Washington Post Reporter Michael Fletcher Explains His Baltimore Essay

"It was only a matter of time before Baltimore exploded," the longtime resident of the city contends. WAMU 88.5's Elliott Francis talked to him about it.

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Different Energy, Then Familiar Tension, On Baltimore's Streets

During the day, one demonstration felt more like a festival. When curfew rolled around, the conflict between police and protesters took a familiar turn.

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Metro Takes Further Safety Steps After L'Enfant Smoke Disaster

Metro has announced they are going beyond NTSB recommendations to shore up their safety processes following the smoke incident earlier this year that killed one rider and sent dozens more to the hospital.
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Speed Does Kill: Study Reaffirms Ideas Behind D.C. Pedestrian Safety Plan

As D.C. becomes the seventh U.S. city attempting to eliminate all traffic deaths, a new study is cementing the link between high speeds and the failure to yield to pedestrians.

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Baltimore Protests Continue Over Freddie Gray's Death

"He was a typical Sandtown kid," one neighbor said about the man critically injured while in police custody. Demonstrators marched onto a highway onramp and faced a line of officers blocking their way Wednesday night

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