Archive for category Update July 2014

Metro's Silver Line; WTT Playoffs Begin; The Clinton Wars, Again; 'Skins Training Camp

July 24, 2014 - 01:09 PM
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WTOP's Max Smith talked about the opening of Metro's Silver Line.

Washington Kastles owner Mark Ein previewed tonight's Eastern Conference playoff battle against Philadelphia.

Politico's Steve Shepard talked about the renewal of the 'Clinton wars.'

And as Washington's training camp opens in Richmond, Q&A with our Monica McNutt.

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DC Police Conduct Controversial Sting Ops; Obamacare Legal Battle; Obama Backs DC Statehood

July 23, 2014 - 12:49 PM
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Washington Post reporter Ann Marimow described the undercover sting operations MPD uses to ensnare potential criminals.

Politico's Joanne Kenen talked about this week's conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies.

And President Obama backs DC statehood. Now what? We asked DC Vote's James Jones and District delegate candidate Nelson Rimensnyder.

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MGM Casino Plan Approved; Sports Roundup; School Lunch Reform

July 22, 2014 - 12:45 PM
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Reporter Brad Bell talked about the vote to move forward with a casino in Prince George's.

Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report discussed the Nationals push into first place, the Wizards and the start of training camp.

And Politico's Jennifer Epstein joimed us with the latest on the fight over healthier school lunches.

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UMC CEO Speaks Out; Bowser on the Defensive; Being Gay in the South

July 21, 2014 - 01:35 PM
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United Medical Center CEO David Small talked about efforts to improve health care east of the Anacostia River.

Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis discussed the Park Southern controversy.

And what's it like to be gay in the South? We asked Washington Blade reporter Michael Lavers, who is just back from a trip to the region.

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Malaysia Airlines Plane Downed; Ft. Washington Slope Failure; Cutting Carbs for Weight Loss; GOP Targets DC Laws

July 18, 2014 - 12:28 PM
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Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) talked about the downing of a Malaysian jetliner.

We discussed the latest on the Prince George's slope failure from Washington Post reporter Arelis Hernandez.

Fitness expert Josef Brandenburg discussed the link between carbs and weight gain.

And Mark Plotkin talked about Congress's assault on DC's guns and pot laws.

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DC Mayor Vincent Gray

July 17, 2014 - 12:39 PM
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Mayor Vince Gray talked about congressional interference in the city's marijuana and gun laws.

Also: that DC resident who had to show his passport to the TSA to return to the District.

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Affordable Housing;Evanegelicals and Gay Marriage

July 16, 2014 - 12:00 PM
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The Community Foundation's Terry Lee Freeman and Peter Tatian of the Urban Institute talked about the region's affordable housing squeeze, which a new report says is "acute."

And Evangelicals sing a new tune on same-sex marriage. The Orange County Register's Jim Hinch reports.

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'Ban the Box'; Route 1 Safety; DC Budget Veto Override

July 15, 2014 - 09:42 AM
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DC Councilman Kenyan McDuffie talked about 'ban the box' legislation, the override of the Mayor's budget veto and streetcar funding.

AAA's John Townsend II discussed the safety improvements coming to Rt. 1.

Also, how changes at Union Station make it more likely you'll miss your train. And, City Paper's Will Sommer on what the veto override says about the Mayor's status at City Hall.

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Electronic Medical Records; CitiGroup Settlement; World Cup Review

July 14, 2014 - 11:40 AM
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Why your health records may be vulnerable to hacking. Politico's David Pittman reports.

Former DC Attorney General Peter Nickles talked about AG Eric Holder's "major" financial fraud announcement.

And Coach Richard Broad talked about the World Cup.

 

 

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Immigration Crisis; Repealing Obamacare; Disconnecting from the workplace; Sarvis for VA Senate

July 11, 2014 - 11:49 AM
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Politico's Roger Simon talked about the border crisis.


Do you have trouble disconnecting from work while on vacation? We talked with workplace expert Mary Abbajay.

And Libertarian Robert Sarvis discussed his bid for the U.S. Senate from Virginia

 

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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton; "S Street Rising"; The Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

July 10, 2014 - 12:59 PM
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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about the Hobby Lobby ruling and the border crisis.

Former Washington Post reporter Ruben Castaneda discussed his new book, "S Street Rising."

And, Lola Adele-Oso discussed the latest efforts to rescue the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls.

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Pop-Up Homes; Immigration Crisis; Remembering Wayne Curry; Improving Bike Safety

July 9, 2014 - 12:51 PM
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Greater Greater Washington's David Alpert talked about pop-up townhomes, McMansions and "nasty" cyclists.

And Prince George's Executive Rushern Baker remembers his predecessor, the late Wayne Curry.

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Boehner VS. Obama; Bowser Turns Down Debates; World Cup Semis Preview

July 8, 2014 - 02:01 PM
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Politico's Dan Berman discussed House Speaker John Boehner's threat to sue President Obama.

Washingtonian editor-at-large Harry Jaffe shared his thoughts on former mayor Anthony Williams's endorsement of Muriel Bowser.

And Coach Richard Broad previewed this week's World Cup semi-finals.

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Phil Mendelson; Hurricane Arthur; Peaceoholics' Rise and Fall

July 3, 2014 - 11:40 AM
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DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson joined us for our monthly Q&A.

Meteorologist Brian van de Graaff joined us with the latest on Hurricane Arthur.

And Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked about the rise and fall of the Peaceoholics.

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Gerry Connolly; Ft. Washington Slop Failure; Hillary's Money Problem

July 2, 2014 - 12:49 PM
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Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) talked about President Obama's decision to send American military personnel to Iraq and the debate over whether Virginia should expand Medicaid.

Politico's Katie Glueck discussed Hillary Clinton's jumbled description of her financial situation.

And Prince George's County CAO Nick Majett talked about the slope failure that threatens to leave two dozen families homeless.

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SCOTUS 2014 Rulings; DC Chancellor Wants Longer School Days; DC Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

July 1, 2014 - 11:23 AM
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Reporter Ken Jost talked about the big decisions of the just-completed Supreme Court term.

Washington Post reporter Emma Brown talked about DC Chancellor Kaya Henderson's push to lengthen the school day.

And psychologist Gregory Jones discussed the proposal to ban reparative therapy for gays and lesbians.

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Factory Farm Abuse; VA GOP Prevails on Medicaid; Low Voter Turnout

July 1, 2014 - 08:58 AM
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Erica Meier of Compassion Over Killing talked about the proposal to ban the shooting of undercover video at factory farms.

Plus, we discussed the latest on the Virginia legislature’s battle with Gov. McAuliffe over Medicaid expansion. Delegates Mark Sickles (D) and Tag Greason (R) shared their views.

And, Montgomery County sees unusually low turnout in the gubernatorial primary. Councilman Hans Riemer talked about possible ways to boost voter participation.
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