Archive for April 2014

More Problems for the Silver Line; Drivers Cash in; Allergy Relief; DC Health Insurance Sign-Up Extended

April 17, 2014 - 09:08 AM
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WAMU's Martin DiCaro joined us with the latest on Metro's Silver Line project, and how drivers are cashing in with services like UberX.


Plus, spring is in full bloom. We'll got tips for allergy sufferers from Laura Kate Bender of the American Lung Association.


And, the deadline has been extended for DC residents trying to sign up for health insurance. We talked with Mila Kofman, Executive Director of the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority.

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Doug Gansler; Tolls on 14th Street Bridge?; Unrest in Ukraine

April 16, 2014 - 12:17 PM
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Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler (D) discussed his gubernatorial bid.

And tolls on the 14th Street bridge? We got reaction from AAA's Lon Anderson.

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Jeb Bush 2016?; Sports Update

April 14, 2014 - 12:58 PM
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Republicans give Jeb Bush a serious look. Could 2016 feature another Clinton-Bush battle? We asked reporter Scott Thuman and GOP strategist Bob Rusbuldt.

Then, Tom Threlkeld of the DC Pro Sports Report talked about the Nationals rough weekend, the Capitals and the Masters.

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Phil Mendelson;Good Start for the Nats;Social Media 101 for Seniors

April 11, 2014 - 01:44 PM
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DC Councilman (D) Phil Mendelson talked about Cecil Mills case, Relisha Rudd case and the Mayoral Primary.

Author Fred Frommer talks about how good the Washington Nationals are looking so far

And helping seniors discover social media.

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Can Catania Win?; Rushern Baker; Bike to Work Day Preview

April 9, 2014 - 12:54 PM
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DC Councilman David Catania (I-At Large) talked about his mayoral bid.

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker discussed the Md. Department of Housing's move to New Carrollton and the pursuit of the FBI.
And we previewed Bike to Work Day.

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MD Legislature Adjourns; Lame-Duck Lawmakers in DC

April 8, 2014 - 11:55 AM
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Del. Jolene Ivey and Senators Jamin Raskin and David Brinkley talked about this year's Maryland General Assembly session.

And the District settles in for a prolonged period of lame-duck government. We got analysis from WAMU's Patrick Madden and Doug Sloan.

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Doug Duncan's Comeback Bid; Tax Advice; Terps Fall to Notre Dame

April 7, 2014 - 12:45 PM
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Former Montomery County Executive Doug Duncan talked about his comeback bid.

CPA Joey Musmar answered viewers tax questions.

And reporter Monica McNutt discussed the Univ. of Md. women's basketball team's unexpected ride to the Final Four.

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USA VS. Bob McDonnell; Casino Promises Jobs in Pr. George's; David Letterman Retiring

April 4, 2014 - 12:40 PM
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Attorney Chris Ashby talked about the Restoration Fund's campaign to defend former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell.

Prince George's County Council Chairman Mel Franklin discussed efforts to force the new MGM casino project to hire county residents.

And, former Washington Post TV critic Tom Shales, discussed David Letterman's decision to retire in 2015.

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Allen Prevails in Ward 6 Primary; Who is Muriel Bowser?; Campaign Limits Struck Down

April 3, 2014 - 01:18 PM
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Ward 6 DC Council candidate Charles Allen talked about his win in this week's primary.
We talked politics with former DC Attorney General Peter Nickles.
And, Politico's Josh Gerstein discussed the impact of this week's big Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance.

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Bowser Wins Mayoral Primary; DeSean Jackson Headed to Washington

April 2, 2014 - 02:30 PM
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Analysis of the DC mayor and council primary. Joining us: ABC-7 DC Bureau Chief Sam Ford, Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney, DC Watch executive director Dorothy Brizill and political strategist Doug Sloan.

In our final segment, Alex Parker joined us by phone with with details on the Redskins signing of wide receiver DeSean Jackson.

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MD Pulls Plug on Health Exchange; VA Budget Impasse; WARL Celebrates 100 Years

April 1, 2014 - 02:30 PM
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Why Maryland finally pulled the plug on its troubled health exchange Web site. We talked with Baltimore Sun reporter Erin Cox and political strategist Andrew Feldman.

Sen. Adam Ebbin talked about Virginia's budget deadlock and his congressional bid.

And, the Washington Animal Rescue League marks its 100th anniversary. CEO Bob Ramin joined us with a dog rescued from Sochi, Russia.

 

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