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News Minute: Here is the latest D.C. news from The Associated Press

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RESTON, Va. (AP) - Metro says the new silver line makes the Washington region's transit system 10 percent larger with the addition of five new stations. The first train departed Reston yesterday after about 50 years of planning and more than 5 years of construction.

WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia police say detectives have arrested a man after a woman reported an Uber car service driver had sexually assaulted her. Police arrested 31-year-old Reshad Chakari of Alexandria, Virginia, yesterday. He is charged with second-degree sexual abuse.

TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Baltimore County rescuers are searching for the body of a man who was last seen falling into the waters of Maryland's Pretty Boy Dam. Police and fire officials say the man was seen hanging over the dam and then falling into the water Friday evening. Rescuers responded and searched until dark.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Washington Redskins' new special teams coach flew more than 1,000 combat missions as a helicopter pilot during the Iraq War. Ken Kotwica is using some of his military background to help organize and inspire the Redskins special teams units, which were the worst in the league last year. Robert Griffin III said he was so inspired he was ready to join the kickoff team.

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