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D.C. chief: 'Altercation' preceded I-295 shooting

Police now know more detailed information about the minutes before a deadly shooting on northbound Interstate 295 last Thursday. Police Chief Cathy Lanier is asking for help from WTOP listeners. "WTOP has very loyal commuter followers."

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White House ticks off objections to budget bills

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