Archive for April 2014

Building trust in the workplace

April 7, 2014 - 01:50 PM
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Mary Abbajay, a workplace expert from Careerstone Group, joined us to talk about how to build and maintain trust in your professional relationships.

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Using blogs and social media to grow your business

April 7, 2014 - 01:46 PM
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Meg Biram, a lifestyle blogger, consultant, and entrepreneur, came on the show to talk about how to implement blogs and social media to promote and improve your business.

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Week of the young child

April 4, 2014 - 02:55 PM
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It's a time to raise awareness about the impotance of preparing children to be successful learners, even before they start elementary school. Today we were joined by: Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat (Interim President for the Washington Area Woman's Foundation); Jack McCarthy (Managing Director for the Appletree Institute for Education Innovation); and Lydia Carlis (Chief of Research and Innovation at the Appletree Institiue).

 

 

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Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

April 4, 2014 - 02:48 PM
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But why not take it a step further and actually wear a flower, leaf or even an insect! Nature's Creations makes wearable copper jewelry from natural botanical items. Finishing artist, Mary Anna Barratt was here to show us how they do it.

 

 

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Tiempo Libre

April 4, 2014 - 02:35 PM
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The band originally is from Cuba, but they left to pursue dreams of living in America. They were on set today to talk about their music, which they call a reinterpretation of traditional Cuban music, with a youthful, modern sound. The members: Jorge Gomez, Leandro Gonzalez, and Xavier Mili joined us.

 

 

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Train like a pro baseball player

April 4, 2014 - 02:29 PM
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Not if you don't train like Bryce Harper. Fitness Expert Lisa Reed was here to show us how to train like a pro baseball player.

 

 

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Nationals Home Opener

April 4, 2014 - 02:16 PM
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And our own John Gonzalez gave us a pre-game preview of everything we needed to know for the game.

 

 

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"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

April 3, 2014 - 04:15 PM
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Three of the actors from Ford's Theatre's production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" came on the show to discuss their roles in the musical. Felicia Curry, Kristen Garaffo and Vishal Vaidya joined us on set.

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Things to consider before marrying someone with kids

April 3, 2014 - 04:09 PM
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Claudette Chenevert, a life and relationship coach for step moms, came on the show to share her advice on building a new family as a step parent.

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National Empanada Month

April 3, 2014 - 04:05 PM
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Matt Zagorski, the chef at Cuba Libre Restaurant and Rum Bar, came on the show to teach us how to make empanadas.

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"Walking with the Enemy" star Jonas Armstrong talks about the film

April 3, 2014 - 03:20 PM
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Jonas Armstrong, who plays the lead in "Walking with the Enemy," came on the show to talk about the film, which premieres on April 25th.

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Walk for PKD

April 2, 2014 - 05:00 PM
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But sadly, there is no treatment or cure. Though to help bring awareness to the disease there is an Annual Walk for PKD. The DC walk coordinator, Rodney Grandon, was here to tell us all about the event.

 

 

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Earth Month Beauty

April 2, 2014 - 04:57 PM
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And to celebrate our planet, we had some eco-friendly beauty products on set. Style expert Lauren Rothman was here to tell us about a selection of products that are environmentally sustainable.

 

 

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Is too much homework harming students?

April 2, 2014 - 04:53 PM
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The study found a correlation between homework, stress, and physical ailments -- including migraines, ulcers and weight loss. Ann Dolin, the president of Educational Connections joined us to explain more.

 

 

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Race for Ellie

April 2, 2014 - 04:47 PM
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It benefits a local 6-year-old girl with a very rare and degenerative brain and spinal cord disease. Ellie McGinn and her physical education teacher, Joe Reed, came up with the idea. They joined us in studio along with Ellie's mother Beth McGinn.

 

 

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The truth about toothpaste

April 2, 2014 - 04:42 PM
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So are all toothpaste created equal? We featured a guest that believed many of the ingredients in some commerical toothpaste could be harmful. Dentist and national oral hygiene expert, Dr. Harold Katz was here to explain more.

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The U.S.A. Olympic team joined us in studio

April 2, 2014 - 04:34 PM
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And today we brought in a couple more olympians. Jordan Malone, who just competed in the short track speed skating event and won a silver medal. And Nick Fairall competed in the ski jump. They both are in town for the team U.S.A official White House visit. 

 

 

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Breast cancer prevention strategies

April 1, 2014 - 01:56 PM
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Dr. Christine Horner, a preventative health expert, came on the show to talk bout important strategies to prevent people from developing breast cancer.

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"10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse"

April 1, 2014 - 01:52 PM
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JJ Smith, the author of the "10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse," joined us to talk about her book, and to make us a few smoothies!

 

 

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"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar"

April 1, 2014 - 01:46 PM
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The team behind "Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" came on the show to talk about their new IMAX 3D film. David Douglas, the director, Drew Fellman, the writer and producer, and Dr. Patricia C. Wright, a lemur expert, joined us.

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