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Lawsuits settled over 2016 explosion that killed 7 in Silver Spring (access required)

SILVER SPRING — Lawsuits have been settled over a 2016 explosion that killed seven people and destroyed two apartment buildings in Silver Spring. The Washington Post reported that the settlement was reached Friday. The lawsuits stemmed from an explosion at Flower Branch ...

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Senators: Feds must wrap up probe into deadly Maryland blast (access required)

Maryland's two U.S. senators say federal investigators need to wrap up an inquiry into an explosion that destroyed two Washington, D.C.-area apartment buildings and killed seven people in 2016.

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NTSB: Federal government should assume oversight of Metrorail (access required)

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators recommended Wednesday that the federal government assume oversight of Washington’s troubled subway system, an unprecedented step for an urban mass transit network. The National Transportation Safety Board said the Federal Railroad Commission should take over safety ...

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