Archive for August 2014

World Mosquito Day

August 20, 2014 - 02:51 PM
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More than 100 years ago, scientists discovered that malaria is transmitted from mosquitoes to humans. And today we know that mosquitoes are responsible for more human deaths than any other animal. Josh Blumenfeld and Hannah Bowen from the organization, Malaria No More, were here with more information. Joining them was Damien Sanchez from DC Mosquito Squad.

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Taste Prince George's Food & Wine Festival

August 20, 2014 - 02:45 PM
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It promises to bring the best food and music in the DMV area to one place. Quianne Perrin, the founder of the festival was here. And joining her was Ron Reid, the chef at Stonefish Lounge.

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Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August 20, 2014 - 02:41 PM
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So, in honor of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, three-time Olympian Dominique Dawes was back with us to talk about her experience with breastfeeding. And she was joined by Dr. Amy Banulis, an OBGYN with Kaiser Permanente.

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Local chef competes tonight on Bravo's "Top Chef Duels"

August 20, 2014 - 02:35 PM
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And now he's back with a vengeance in Bravo's newest culinary competition series called "Top Chef Duels." It pits chefs against one another in head-to-head battles in the kitchen. Local chef Mike Isabella is battling it out tonight. He was here to give us a preview.

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College-friendly cooking

August 19, 2014 - 02:00 PM
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Chef Dupree Braswell, from the Common at College Park Marriott, joined us to demonstrate how to cook a few simple dishes that are perfect for chefs in training.

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A healthy start to the school year

August 19, 2014 - 01:55 PM
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Natacha Moorer, a nurse practitioner with MinuteClinic, joined us to discuss how to ensure that your kids have a healthy start to the new school year.

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Bug cuisine inspired by "The Boxtrolls"

August 19, 2014 - 01:38 PM
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Chef Alfio Blangiardo from Casa Oaxaca joined us to cook up some grasshoppers in honor of the boxtrolls' unusual diets. Two boxtrolls also joined in the fun!

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Fostering honesty in relationships

August 19, 2014 - 01:13 PM
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Communication Expert Steven Gaffney came on the show to tell us what you can do to encourage people to be honest with you.

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Stairwell work out

August 18, 2014 - 04:06 PM
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Maybe you can't find a good gym, or didn't know a good route for your run. But chances are, your hotel has a stairwell! CosmoBody Celebrity Trainer, Rique Uresti was here to give us a full body workout on the stairs.

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DC Beer Week with City Tap House DC

August 18, 2014 - 03:57 PM
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It's seven days of delicious events celebrating craft beer in the District! And City Tap House DC is joining in all the fun. Dave Donaldson, the Beverage Director for the City Tap House was here. And he was joined by their Executive Chef, Matt Ifkovitz.

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Redemption round with Chef Matthew Britt

August 18, 2014 - 03:46 PM
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But, one local chef did just that. Matthew Britt, the Executive Chef at Ceiba Restaurant, was here to tell us all about his experience on the Food Network's cooking competition show, "Beat Bobby Flay."

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Traci Braxton joined us in studio

August 18, 2014 - 03:37 PM
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She also is the third child of the famous Braxton Sisters. Currently, she can be seen on WeTV's Thursday night hit show, "Braxton Family Values," with sisters: Toni, Towanda, Trina, Tamar and brother Michael. Traci Braxton was in studio this morning to talk all about her new single off her upcoming album, "Crash and Burn."

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SynchroSwim performance art competition

August 15, 2014 - 03:01 PM
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Lisa Gold, the executive director of the Washington Project for the Arts, and two members of the DC Synchromasters, Susan Horab and Anne Bernier, joined us to discuss SynchroSwim 2014.

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National Rum Day

August 15, 2014 - 02:55 PM
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Vance Henderson, the beverage and nightlife manger at Cuba Libre Restaurant and Rum Bar, joined us to whip up a few classic rum cocktails.

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Inaugural DC Tour de Cure

August 15, 2014 - 02:39 PM
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Dr. Michelle Magee, the director of the Medstar Diabetes Institute, and Colin Bunn, a red rider and a youth ambassador for the American Diabetes Association, joined us to talk about the inaugural DC Tour de Cure and how you can participate.

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Should kids get paid to go to school?

August 14, 2014 - 03:52 PM
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We'll one anti-poverty initiative is being tested in Memphis. It involves cash incentives for school-aged students that have good attendance, grades and other academic achievements. But, many question whether this should be implemented across the country to decrease the poverty rate? Blake Hounshell, the deputy editor of Politico Magazine joined us to explain more.

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Huggy Lowdown and Chris Paul's newest DVD hits network TV

August 14, 2014 - 03:46 PM
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And there are tons of events in our area to celebrate the launch. The two comedians, as well as Lee Smith Jr., the organizer of the DC Bachata Latin Music Festival and the co-producer of the festival, Kat Aguilar joined us on set.

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How to sell your home with a great open house

August 14, 2014 - 03:32 PM
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And real estate agents are getting more creative about the way they market houses. The client alliance manager at MRIS, Kim Mingo, joined us on set to give us tips on how to take your home from "for sale" to "under contract."

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DC's most famous dog joined us in studio

August 14, 2014 - 03:12 PM
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He has been dubbed the "King of Adams Morgan," and in his spare time, he loves cuddling and just hanging out at his famous window. Romo, "The Adams Morgan Dog" is sadly moving from his DC apartment in a few months, but not too far. His owner, Tiffany Bacon, was here to tell us where!

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Why women should strength train

August 13, 2014 - 01:42 PM
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Don Saladino, a CosmoBody celebrity trainer, joined us to demonstrate a full-body strength training workout for women.

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