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Thursday - 4/26/2012, 9:24am  ET

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Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward is congratulated by teammates after his game-winning goal against the Boston Bruins during overtime of Game 7. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Good morning, Washington area -- Five stories to keep you informed and get you going:

Human error possible cause of Metro derailment: Human error may be to blame for Tuesday's derailment of a Metro train at the Rosslyn station.

Drivers distracted in construction zones: About four out of every 10 drivers passing through a work zone in Northern Virginia are on cellphones, according to a new survey of law enforcement officers in Northern Virginia.

The '92 riot: Revisiting a dark day in history: Henry Keith Watson remembers April 29, 1992, as if it happened just last week. History won't allow him to forget it.

Capitals beat Bruins 2-1 in OT to advance: Tim Thomas had every reason to be confident heading into overtime of Game 7 in Boston's first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals.

Vibrant RGIII to join Redskins' serious Shanahan: Robert Griffin III is vibrant and fun-loving. Mike Shanahan is businesslike and no-nonsense. If the Redskins take the Heisman Trophy winner in tonight's NFL Draft as expected, will their two styles clash or combine to bring the team back to glory?

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