Archive for category What's On January 2015

Proposed budget cuts; Deflate-gate; Financial squeeze; Winter weather

January 26, 2015 - 01:47 PM
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DC Launches Education Initiative; Metro Smoke Investigation; Gov. McAuliffe Gets Back to Work; Raising a Puppy

January 23, 2015 - 01:02 PM
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Hogan Becomes Governor; Whistleblower Protections; Seahawks Respond to Deflate-Gate; Abortion Vote Pulled

January 22, 2015 - 12:17 PM
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The Free Speech Debate; Nats Sign Max Scherzer; Deflate-Gate; The State of the Union

January 21, 2015 - 12:17 PM
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Ibrahim Hooper of the Council on American-Islamic Relations talked about the terror attack in France and the recent protests against Charlie Hebdo cartoons.

Tom Threlkeld discussed the Nationals signing of pitcher Max Scherzer, the search for a new defensive coordinator in Washington, and the Fritz Pollard Alliance’s opposition to the name “Redskins.”

And local members of Congress react to the State of the Union address.


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Chief Cathy Lanier

January 20, 2015 - 12:41 PM
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We discussed recent police and public safety issues with DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier.

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Metro Smoke Investigation; Kids Walking Alone; Scotus to Take Up Gay Marriage; Early Childhood Literacy; SOTU Preview

January 19, 2015 - 12:01 PM
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Washington City Paper reporter Aaron Wiener talked about the communication problems that first responders encountered at the L’Enfant Plaza incident last week.


At what age should children be allowed to walk to school alone? Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak offered her take on the Maryland family in hot water for letting their 10- and 7-year-old walk home from the park.


Reporter Ken Jost talked about the Supreme Court’s decision to take up same-sex marriage.

And Politico’s David Nather looked at the president’s plan to hike taxes on the rich.

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House Blocks Obama on Immigration; What Businesses Want From VA Lawmakers; Advice for Seasoned Workers; MLK Day Preview

January 16, 2015 - 02:06 PM
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House Republicans respond to President Obama's actions on immigration. We talked with Agenda host Alejandro Negron and Politico's Seung Min.

Fairfax Chamber CEO Jim Corcoran talked about this year's General Assembly session.

How older workers can remain relevant. Mary Abbajay provided advice.

And we previewed Monday's MLK Day events.

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Metro Smoke Investigation; VA General Assembly Convenes; Mary Cheh

January 15, 2015 - 02:11 PM
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Washington Post reporter Peter Hermann joined us to discuss reports that the fire-rescue response to Monday's Metro mishap was delayed.

WAMU's Michael Pope joined us from Richmond, where the Virginia legislature is back in session.

DC Councilwoman Mary Cheh talked about her "death with dignity" bill.

And we previewed tonight's police-community relations forum in Prince George's.

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MD General Assembly Convenes

January 14, 2015 - 12:14 PM
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From Annapolis, coverage of the opening of the 2015 session of the Maryland General Assembly.

Our guests: Senate President Mike Miller, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, Sen. Nancy King (D-Montgomery), Del. Jay Walker (D-Prince George's), Washington Post reporter Jenna Johnson and Center Maryland columnist Josh Kurtz.

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Metro mishap; Rise in Heroin use; College Football Championship

January 13, 2015 - 02:36 PM
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WJLA reporter John Gonzalez and Robert Thomson of the Washington Post discuss the NTSB probe of the Metro mishap that left one dead.

Federal prosecutor Rod Rosenstein and Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy talk about the rise in heroin use.

And Monica McNutt breaks down the college football championship game.

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Coverage on disappearance of Lyon sisters; Preview of VA General Assembly; Mitt Romney's possible 2016 run; College football

January 12, 2015 - 02:52 PM
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Virginia State Senator Barbara Favola and Delegate Tim Hugo weigh in on the 2015 Virginia State Assembly.

Politico's Katie Glueck discusses Mitt Romney's potential 2016 run.

And WTOP's Noah Frank previews tonight's College Football Championship Game

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Why DC Lost the 2024 Games; Terror in Paris; Staying Fit in 2015

January 9, 2015 - 01:20 PM
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Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe talked about the defeat of the DC bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

WTOP's J.J. Green offered analysis of the terror situation in France.

And in our Friday Focus on You, Josef Brandenburg told us how to make our 2015 resolutions stick.

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New Term, New Faces; DC's Affordability Challenges; Snyder Hires McCloughan; Delauter Drops Lawsuit Threat

January 8, 2015 - 12:43 PM
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DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson talked about the challenges facing the city's new leaders.

Tom Threlkeld, editor of the DC Pro Sports Report, discussed Dan Snyder's decision to hire a GM.

And journalist Miranda Spivack looked at why area schools are still struggling to cope with Tuesday's snow.

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McDonnell Gets Prison Time; New Congress; Ban the Box; Snyder Seeks GM

January 7, 2015 - 02:06 PM
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Post Columnist Bob McCartney and WTOP reporter Max Smith discussed the sentencing of former governor Bob McDonnell.

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton previewed the new congress.

What DC's new 'ban the box' law will mean for job applicants and employers. We talked with Monica Palacio of the DC Office of Human Rights.

And sportswriter Elliott Smith had the latest on the 'Skins talks with a potential GM.

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McDonnell Sentencing; Will Boehner Survive?

January 6, 2015 - 01:56 PM
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DC Violent Crime Surge; Surplus to Improve Community Health; DC HIV/AIDS Report Card; Opiate Addiction

January 5, 2015 - 11:42 AM
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Community activist and Peaceoholics co-founder Ron Moten talked about the spate of violent incidents in the District in the closing days of 2014.

A judge rules that insurer CareFirst's reserves are excessive, a ruling that could mean millions in new spending on public health programs in DC. DCAppleseed's Walter Smith explained.

Also, Smith and Whitman-Walker Clinic CEO Don Blanchon discussed the District's recent HIV/AIDS report card.

Then, Molly Hermann and Rob Lyall talked about "Written Off: The Short, Sad, Beautiful Life of Matt Edwards," which looks at prescription drug abuse.

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