Gentrification; Rape comments cause stir; RG III and Strasburg

August 20, 2012 - 02:55 PM
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Today on NewsTalk we spoke with Pete Tucker, Scott Thuman, Alexander Burns and Tom Threlkeld.

Today on NewsTalk, WPFW’s Pete Tucker talked about the impact gentrification is having on area communities. Although development often brings neighborhood renewal and job opportunities, many residents say they’re being priced out.

WJLA’s Scott Thuman and Politico’s Alex Burns talked about the ‘legitimate rape’ comments made by Rep. Todd Akin (R-Missouri), the man hoping to unseat incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D).

And Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report discussed the Redskins loss to the Bears, the decision facing the Nationals regarding Stephen Strasburg, and the Nats-Braves series that starts tonight.

Watch the rest of today's show after the jump.

Tuesday at 10am: DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier

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