Archive for April 2013

Prince George's County Schools Takeover Hearing; Immigration Reform; Rock Creek Park Deer Hunt

April 2, 2013 - 02:47 PM
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Today on NewsTalk: The proposal to give the County Executive control over the Prince George's County schools got a mixed review at last night's hearing in Annapolis. We talked with Washington Post reporter Miranda Spivack.

For years immigration has been the forgotten issue in Washington, but now it appears a bipartisan compromise is at hand. We discussed the impact of an immigration reform bill with Politico's Jonathan Allen.

And should the National Park Service be killing deer in Rock Creek Park? We heard both sides of the argument from animal rights activist Anne Barton and National Park Service spokeswoman Carol Johnson.

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Washington Nationals Season Preview; Robert Griffin III; Maryland Transportation Bill; "Big Box" Bill

April 1, 2013 - 03:17 PM
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Today on NewsTalk we previewed the Washington Nationals 2013 season with ABC7 reporter John Gonzalez and Tom Threlkeld of the D.C. Pro Sports Report, as the Nats took on the Marlins for opening day.

We talked about Robert Griffin III's recent comment,  via text message to a reporter, about the injury that cut short his rookie season and his feelings about the future.

And we discussed the details of the new transportation funding plan approved by the Maryland General Assembly with Jim Dinegar of the Greater Washington Board of Trade.

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