DC Fire/EMS Chief Ken Ellerbe talked about the purchase of new fire trucks and ambulances, the hiring of new paramedics, recent ambulance fires and the friction between the department’s leadership and the firefighters union.
Then: Universities and TV networks rake in millions of dollars from college sports. Should athletes be paid? We talked with Washington Post reporter Gene Wang, former Univ. of Maryland basketball player Dave Neal and Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report.
WAMU's Patrick Madden talked about the latest 2010 campaign plea and the problems with DC's ambulance fleet.
Former Attorney General Peter Nickles discussed political wrongdoing, the DC attorney general election and Wall Street fraud.
And UDC law professor Andrew Ferguson talked about his new book, "Why Jury Duty Matters."
Politico's Darren Samuelsohn talked about the latest Pentagon plan to curb military sexual assault.
We talked with Derrick Butler of Black and Missing Foundation. The organization is working to draw media attention to the plight of people of color who go missing. *We incorrectly stated their website address during the segment. You can find more information about the organization at www.bamfi.org*
In our second half hour, author Elliott Smith talked about the Nationals prospects for a playoff run and the Washington-Tennessee NFL preseason game.
We discussed the race for Virginia governor with former Virginia congressman Tom Davis and state senator Adam Ebbin.
Attorney Greg Rinckey talked about the court-martial of accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nadal Hasan.
And, President Obama cancels his plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Politico White House reporter Josh Gerstein joined us to discuss that, and the worldwide terror alert.
Washington City Paper reporter Will Sommer discussed DC's marijuana decriminalization bill, and the new push to legalize the drug.
Plus, it's National Night Out. Americans all across the country are coming together to build safer communities. We talked with Chris Soule, a member of NextDoor.com
And, Political Analyst Andrew Feldman joined us to discuss the fight to implement ObamaCare.