Archive for October 2014

Vacant House Seat; Sports Coverage;PG Term Limit Law

October 30, 2014 - 04:12 PM
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We talked with about the John Foust-Barbara Comstock race with Charlie Jackson, head of the 10th District Democratic Party. The head of the GOP in the 10th District cancelled. WTOP's Noah Frank looked at the return of Robert Griffin III to the starting lineup, the Giants World Series win over the Royals and the inaugural college football Top 25 playoff rankings. And should Prince George's County's term limit law be extended from two terms to three? We asked Del. Aisha Braveboy and Len Lucchi. click continue to read to see segments 2-4

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The Midterm Elections; Halloween Safety; VA To Remove Guardrails

October 29, 2014 - 01:01 PM
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Strategists Bob Rusbuldt and Andrew Feldman talked about the midterm elections.

Mark Brady of Prince George's Fire-Rescue offered Halloween safety tips.

And, our Jeff Goldberg discussed Virginia's plan to remove guardrails with a potentially deadly design flaw.

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'Skins Beat Dallas; Q&A With Chief Lanier

October 28, 2014 - 11:43 AM
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DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier talks about the city’s new gun law, the marijuana referendum, MPD’s use of body cameras and more. And we talked with "SportTalk", Alex Parker about the victory that the skins pulled off aginst the Cowboys

 

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Election Coverage; Preparing For Ebola; Previewing the Washington -Dallas Game

October 27, 2014 - 12:19 PM
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ABC-7/NewsChannel 8 reporter Sam Ford and Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talk about the race for mayor, attorney general and DC Council. Dr. Joxel Garcia, head of the DC Health Department, discused the city's efforts to prepare for Ebola. Then, Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report previews the Washington-Dallas game. clic "continue to read" to see segments 2-4 ABC-7/NewsChannel 8 reporter Sam Ford and Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked about the race for mayor, attorney general and DC Council. Then, Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report previewed the Washington-Dallas game. And Dr. Joxel Garcia, head of the DC Health Department, will discussed the city's efforts to prepare for Ebola.

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Carol Schwartz Closing Arguments; Marijuana Debate; Jimmy John's Noncompete Agreement

October 24, 2014 - 08:45 AM
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Our DC mayoral “Closing Arguments” series concluded with independent candidate Carol Schwartz.

Activists Ambrose Lane and Adam Eidinger debated the marijuana legalization referendum.

And Huffington Post reporter Dave Jamieson talked about a national sandwich chain’s attempt to require its employees to sign non-compete forms.

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Mayoral Candidate David Catania; Another White House Jumper; Switch up in the Presidents Administration

October 23, 2014 - 01:07 PM
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DC mayoral candidate David Catania discussed his campaign. Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino talked about White House security and his bid for the seat now held by Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.). And Politico's Dan Berman on the reconstruction that could be happening at the White House. Click "continue" to see segments 2-4

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Your Ebola Questions Answered; Muriel Bowser; Remembering Ben Bradlee

October 22, 2014 - 12:52 PM
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DC Mayoral hopeful Muriel Bowser talked about her campaign.

Dr. Jeffrey Elting, an expert on infectious disease, answered your questions about Ebola.


And former Washington Post reporter Tom Shales remembered legendary editor Ben Bradlee.

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Inside look into McDonalds; Federal workers Paid to Stay at Home; Reactions to Gruden's Choice to play McCoy

October 21, 2014 - 02:00 PM
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Washington Post reporter Lisa Rein talked about why tens of thousands of federal workers get paid to stay home. McDonalds launches a campaign to woo health-conscious consumers back to its restaurants. Advertising guru Dave Marinaccio on whether it's working. Politico's Josh Gerstein looked at conservatives' concerns about Chief Justice John Roberts. And reporter Monica McNutt had analysis of Jay Gruden's decision to start Colt McCoy against Dallas. click continue to read segments 2-4

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Mid-term Elections;McDonell Deserves Prision; Skins QB Shake Up

October 20, 2014 - 12:16 PM
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Former congressman Tom Davis (R-Va.) talked about the government’s response to the Ebola crisis, the Warner-Gillespie race, Comstock-Foust and the midterm elections. Should former governor Bob McDonnell face prison time following his conviction on bribery charges? We talked with political science professor Stephen Farnsworth about the latest polling. Also talked to "SportsTalk" host Alex Parker about the QB shake up with the Skins watch today show bleow, click to continue reading to see segments 2-4

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Mayor Vincent Gray

October 16, 2014 - 12:22 PM
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Our monthly one-on-one interview with DC Mayor Vince Gray.

We discussed the city's Ebola preparedness plan,  the future of the DC General shelter, the District's new concealed carry law, the 2014 campaign and more.

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The Foust-Comstock Race; Protecting Workers From Ebola

October 15, 2014 - 12:22 PM
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Virginia Congressional hopeful John Foust (D) talked about his bid for the 10th District seat now held by Frank Wolf. Rival Barbara Comstock (R) has declined our invitations.

Then, the challenge Ebola poses to government and NGO personnel overseas. We talked with Amaury Cooper, Deputy Director of Security for International Relief & Development (IRD).

And, Meteorologist Brian Van DeGraaff provided an update on today's potentially severe weather.

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Gubernatorial debate recap; Mayoral Race; Skins and their season

October 14, 2014 - 12:30 PM
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Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney and Baltimore Sun reporter Erin Cox offered analysis of our Maryland gubernatorial debate. Then, with three weeks to go until DC voters choose a new mayor, we discussed the race between Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz. Tom Threlkeld of DC Pro Sports report joined us by phone to discuss the 'Skins and whether or not they can turn things around this season. Watch today's full hour in the clips below. Click Continue Reading to see segments 2 through 4.

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Maryland Gubernatorial Debate

October 13, 2014 - 02:02 PM
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You can watch our full debate between the candidates running for Maryland Governor. Republican Larry Hogan and Democrat Anthony Brown discussed a number of issues concerning voters.

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Paul Zukerberg Running for AG; Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain; Wall Street's Highs & Lows

October 10, 2014 - 02:02 PM
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Paul Zukerberg talked about his bid to be DC's first elected Attorney General.

Fitness expert Josef Brandenburg helped us develop a strategy to avoid holiday weight gain.

And Politico's Dave Clarke joined us to discuss the latest on Wall Street's recent volatility.

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AG Candidate; Millennials Moving In; NATS Reaction

October 9, 2014 - 11:26 AM
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Our series of interviews with the candidates for DC Attorney General Candidate continues. Karl Racine joined us in studio. And, DC is the hottest real estate market in the nation for "millennials." We talked with Real Estate Broker Donna Evers. Also we talked about your Washington NATS with Dennis Tuttle Mike Conneen hosts.

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Same-sex marriages;NATS and Redskins; AG Candidate

October 7, 2014 - 12:38 PM
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Washington Blade reporter Michael Lavers joined us to discuss the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriages. Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report talked about the Nationals and Redskins games. And, we introduced you to DC Attorney General candidate Lateefah Williams Jennifer Donelan hosts.

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"Smitty" Smith's Bid for AG; Domestic Abuse Awareness; Employing Disabled Workers

October 6, 2014 - 09:47 AM
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We kicked off our series of interviews with the candidates running for DC Attorney General. Today we talked with Edward "Smitty" Smith.

And, it's Domestic Abuse Awareness month. Lyn Twyman of L.A.S.E.R.S shared her story of survival, and offered advice for those needing help.

Plus, we learned how DC is making the workforce more inclusive for people with disabilities.

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DC's Reliance on Traffic Fine Revenue; The Hannah Graham Case; Digital Eye Strain

October 3, 2014 - 11:31 AM
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DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson talked about the CFO's warning about the city's dependence on traffic ticket revenue.

Legal Analyst A. Scott Bolden discussed the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

And, we learned about "digital eye strain."

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Fight for Statehood;NATS preview for Fridays game; Bids for DC council; Race for Virginia 10th congressional district

October 2, 2014 - 01:38 PM
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DC Councilman Tommy Wells discussed the fight for statehood, the marijuana referendum and more. The Washington Nationals prepare for the playoffs. Sports Journalist Elliott Smith joins us with a preview of Friday's game. And, Rev. Graylan Hagler discussed his bid for an At-Large seat on the DC Council. We talked with Bill Redpath, the Libertarian candidate in the race for Virginia's 10th Congressional District. Click to continue to segment 2-4 Brianne Carter hosts.

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Eobla in the U.S; Breast Cancer Awareness; CyberSecurity; H.O.P.E

October 1, 2014 - 01:08 PM
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October kicks of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We talked with Dr. Michelle Gaskins-Craig and Falasha Culpepper of the DC Pink Divas. Recent data breaches at major retailers reveal the nation's vulnerability to cyber attacks. How can we defend ourselves against cyber threats? Karen Evans of US Cyber Challenge talks to us in studio. And, we got an update on the HOPE Project from Raymond Bell. Click to continue reading to see segments 2-3

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