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Officials Warn of Possible Flaw in Nation's Bridges

Federal authorities are warning that there may be a design flaw in bridges nationwide. The problem is not limited to bridges similar to the one that collapsed in Minneapolis. They're also warning about the extra weight put on a bridge during repairs.

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Jason Beaubien
Jason Beaubien is a Peabody award-winning journalist. He's filed stories from more than 60 countries around the world. His reporting tends to focus on issues in lower-income countries. Often his reports highlight inequities, injustices and abuses of power. He also regularly writes about natural disasters, wars and human conflict. Over the last two decades he's covered hurricanes in the Caribbean, typhoons in the Philippines, multiple earthquakes in Haiti, the Arab Spring, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the drug war in Mexico.