Archive for category What's On May 2015

Gyrocopter Pilot Shares His Story; Memorial Day Travel Forecast; Letterman Leaves 'Late Show'

May 21, 2015 - 01:46 PM
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We talked with Doug Hughes, the man who flew a gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn.


AAA Mid-Atlantic unveiled its summer travel forecast just in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. We talked with John Townsend.


And, David Letterman retires from ‘The Late Show.’ We discussed his legacy with Media Critic Tom Shales.

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Our Aging Infrastructure; Pats Won't Appeal Deflate-gate Penalties; Spring Allergy Relief

May 20, 2015 - 09:25 AM
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Maryland Rep. John Delaney discussed the impact of our nation's aging infrastructure.


We'll talked about the Patriot's decision not to appeal the "Deflate-gate" punishment with Washington Post Deputy Sports Editor Cindy Boren.


And, Dr. Talal Nsouli joined us with tips for spring allergy sufferers.

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Monthly Q&A With DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier

May 19, 2015 - 09:42 AM
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DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier talked about the quadruple homicide in Northwest, the latest ruling on concealed carry, the president's order regarding local police use of military surplus and much more.

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Baker Asks Council to Hike Taxes; Will Gov. Hogan Approve the Purple Line?; "Capital Murder"; Self-Driving Cars

May 18, 2015 - 01:17 PM
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Jeb Stumbles; Military Pays NFL to Salute Troops; Millenials in the Workplace

May 15, 2015 - 01:37 PM
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Jeb Bush stumbles on Iraq. Analysis from reporters Scott Thuman and Ed O'Keefe.

Why is the military paying NFL teams to thank the troops? We asked nj.com reporter Jonathan Salant.

And in our Friday Focus on You, work life expert Mary Abbajay talked about millenials in the workplace.

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Pr. George's Tax Debate; Double Dose of Disappointment

May 14, 2015 - 01:29 PM
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Should the Prince George's County Council approve Executive Rushern Baker's request to raise the property tax?

We asked Former Councilman Jim Estepp.

And, the Caps and Wizards fail to clinch a win.

Sportswriter Sky Kerstein joined us to discuss last night's disappointing losses.

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Deadly Amtrak Derailment; Voters Unimpressed with 2016 Candidates; Pepco-Exelon Merger; Meet "Ginger"

May 13, 2015 - 01:33 PM
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The latest on the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.


GW political science professor Michael Cornfield explained why voters are unimpressed with the presidential candidates.


DC Councilwoman Mary Cheh talked about the proposed Pepco-Exelon merger.


And we discussed the opening of a new adoption center at Homeward Trails with HT volunteer Cindy Williams.


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Metrorail Issues; Republican Party 2016; NSA Data Collection

May 12, 2015 - 02:36 PM
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Police-Community Relations; Local Sports Roundup

May 11, 2015 - 12:56 PM
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Delroy Burton, head of the DC Police Union, talked about body cameras and police-community relations.

And the DC Pro Sports Report's Tom Threlkeld talked about the Capitals, Wizards and Nationals.


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Memorial Day Travel Forecast; DOJ to Investigate Baltimore Police Dept; Baker Proposes Tax Hike; Fitness Tips for People 50+

May 8, 2015 - 12:31 PM
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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan cuts tolls, and AAA released their Memorial Day Travel Forecast. We talked with AAA's John Townsend II.

We also took live coverage of Attorney General Loretta Lynch's announcing plans for the Department of Justice to investigate Baltimore police.

Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler joined us by phone immediately following her remarks.

The latest on Executive Rushern Baker's bid to bust through a tax cap that Prince George's has had since the 1980s. Journalist Miranda Spivack and activist Bradley Heard joined us.

And in our Friday Focus on You, Josef Brandenburg provided fitness advice for people 55+.


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Gov. Terry McAuliffe; Monthly Q&A With DC Council Chair Mendelson; TX Guard to Track U.S. Military

May 7, 2015 - 12:41 PM
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We talked live and one-on-one with Gov. Terry McAuliffe and DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson.

Also -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott orders the State Guard to shadow a U.S. military training exercise in response to internet-fueled concerns about the Pentagon's real intentions.

"The Common Sense Show" host Dave Hodges joined us by phone.


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Ignition Interlock Bill Dies in MD; Did Prosecutor 'Over-Charge'?; The Race for the White House

May 5, 2015 - 01:50 PM
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What's Next For Baltimore?; Busy Sports Weekend

May 4, 2015 - 10:02 AM
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In the aftermath of the crisis in Baltimore, how do we lift up low-opportunity communities? We talked with Raymond Bell of the HOPE Project, commentator Sharrarne Morton and community activist Bryan Weaver.


Then -- a wild weekend in sports. We discussed the draft, the fight, the Caps, Wizards and Nats with wtop.com's Noah Frank and Michael Williams 106.7 The Fan.


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Where is Walter Fauntroy?; Caps Defeat Rangers; 'Skins Pick Scherff

May 1, 2015 - 01:56 PM
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Reporter Sam Ford talked about his interview with Dorothy Fauntroy. The whereabouts of her husband, civil rights leader and former DC Delegate Walter Fauntroy, are not known.

Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report talked about the Capitals, NFL draft and Nationals.

**Our second half hour included breaking news coverage from the Baltimore State's Attorney on the Freddie Gray death investigation.**

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