Archive for August 2014

Domestic Violence in Pr. George's; Franchot Unveils School Proposal; Red-Hot Nats; Pet Medical Care

August 22, 2014 - 02:01 PM
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Prince George's State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks talked about the county's response to the domestic violence crisis.

Should the new school year start before or after Labor Day? Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot offered his plan.

Sports journalist Dennis Tuttle discussed the red-hot Nationals and their battle with MASN.

And our Friday Focus on You looks at what happens when pets need medical care their families can't afford.

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Mayor Vincent Gray

August 21, 2014 - 01:53 PM
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Our monthly 1-on-1 conversation with DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray.

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Chief Cathy Lanier

August 20, 2014 - 12:45 PM
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DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier talked about the unrest in Ferguson, the District's marijuana referendum and the recent ruling against the city's gun laws.

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Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Executive Rushern Baker; Maryland Senior Olympics

August 19, 2014 - 01:02 PM
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Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) talked about the unrest in Ferguson, the midterm elections and President Obama's relationship with congressional Democrats.

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker talked about the death of a 3-year-old at the hands of her father.

And we talked with Ted Wroth, executive director of the Maryland Senior Olympics.

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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton

August 18, 2014 - 01:56 PM
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Are local police over-militarized? We asked Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).

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McDonnells on Trial; Obama Vacation; Managing Your Boss

August 15, 2014 - 12:52 PM
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As the prosecution rests, reporter Jeff Goldberg takes us inside the courtroom in U.S. vs. Bob and Maureen McDonnell.

Politico's Steve Shepard discussed President Obama's 'vacation from hell.'
And in our Friday Focus on You, workplace expert Mary Abbajay talked about the importance of 'managing up.'

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VA Same Sex Marriage; James Brady's Death Ruled Homicide; Candidate Proposes $15 Minimum Wage

August 14, 2014 - 12:36 PM
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A federal appeals court ruling clears the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia. We got analysis from reporter and author Ken Jost.

Should John Hinckley face murder charges in the death of James Brady? We asked legal analyst Jim Shalleck.

And DC Council candidate Eugene Puryear (Statehood/Green) talked about his proposal to require a $15/hr. "living wage."

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Suicide Prevention; Teen Killed By Police; Clinton Critiques Obama Policy

August 13, 2014 - 12:44 PM
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A new focus on people suffering from depression. We talked with psychologist Dr. Desi Griffin of Medstar Washington Hospital Center.

Legal analyst A. Scott Bolden discussed the shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri.

And reporter Scott Thuman talked about Hillary Clinton's criticism about the Obama foreign policy. Also, should the president be vacationing on Martha's Vineyard during a time of world crises?

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Remembering Robin Williams; Treating Depression; McDonnells on Trial; Roller Coaster Rescue

August 12, 2014 - 12:23 PM
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Psychiatrist Jay P. Singh, an expert on depression and suicide, talked about the death of Robin Williams.

Then, WAMU's Michael Lee Pope talked about the trial of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell.

Prince George's County Assistant Fire Chief Paul Gomez discussed the roller coaster incident at Six Flags.

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Virginia Makes Supreme Appeal; Promoting Trade With Africa; Local Real Estate Snapshot; McIlroy Wins PGA Championship

August 11, 2014 - 12:55 PM
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Virginia petitions the Supreme Court to rule once and for all on gay marriage. Washington Blade reporter Michael Lavers joined us with the latest.

We talked about last week's U.S-Africa summit with the director of Prince George's County's Africa trade office.

MRIS CEO David Charron provided the latest snapshot on the area's real estate market.

And Capital Golf Weekly host Dave Lucas talked about the dramatic conclusion to the PGA Championship.

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Larry Hogan; DC Marijuana Referendum; Sklns Preason

August 8, 2014 - 12:14 PM
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Maryland gubernatorial hopeful Larry Hogan discussed his campaign.

Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe talked about the District's marijuana legalization referendum.

And Tom Threlkeld discussed the NFL preseason.

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Michael Steele; Remembering Watergate

August 7, 2014 - 01:05 PM
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Former RNC Chairman and Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele talked out the immigration crisis and the upcoming midterm elections.

And Politico's Roger Simon recalled the resignation of Richard Nixon, 40 years ago this week.

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Federal Whistleblowing; Obama Speaks; Tea Party Meetings; Tiger Woods

August 6, 2014 - 11:54 AM
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Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold talked about retaliation against federal whistleblowers.

Two Virginia office-seekers move their meeting with Tea Party activists to a secret location. Politico's Steve Shepard explained.

And Capital Golf Weekly's Dave Lucas looked at whether Tiger Woods' latest injury could be a significant blow to golf's most popular player.

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Remembering James Brady; The Fight for the FBI; Nats Claim 1st Place; Importance of Mentors

August 5, 2014 - 12:29 PM
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Bloomberg's Del Quentin Wilber talked about the life of James Brady.

ABC 7's Brad Bell discussed the FBI's search for a new home.

Journalist Elliott Smith has the latest on the first-place Nationals.

And local mentor Archie Beslow, a member of Mayor Gray's security detail, talked about his new book.

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The Ebola Crisis; Government in Gridlock; Barry Cited; Streetcar Training Begins

August 4, 2014 - 01:23 PM
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Infectious disease specialist Dr. Jeffrey Elting talked about Ebola.

We talked politics with former White House special counsel Lanny Davis.

Political strategist Doug Sloan discussed the latest Marion Barry mishap.

And we got  the latest on streetcar training in DC.

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Contract Fraud Investigation; Financial Management 101; The Dangers of Tanning; Summer Pet Safety

August 1, 2014 - 12:26 PM
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Associated Press reporter Ben Nuckols discussed his exclusive report on the federal probe into possible contracting fraud in the District.

We discussed the U.S. Surgeon General's warning about tanning.

In our "Friday Focus on You" segment, Alexandra Dilley of the Washington Animal Rescue League joined us with summer pet safety tips.

And, we took a lesson in Financial Management 101.

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