Metro Announces 2019 Closures, Trump May Testify In Special Counsel Investigation

Metro Announces 2019 Closures Of Blue, Yellow Line Stations

Washington, DC – People who rely on the Blue and Yellow lines in Virginia are going to have a hard time getting around next summer. Metro has announced that Blue and Yellow line service in the Alexandria area will be shut down for the summer of 2019. It’s all part of a project to make repairs to station platforms that have structural deficiencies. The first phase of the project will close the Braddock Road, King Street, Eisenhower Avenue, Huntington, Van Dorn and Franconia-Springfield stations from Memorial Day to Labor Day next year.

Man Dies After Crashing Car Into Highway Billboard

Forestville, MD – A man is dead after crashing his car into a billboard on the Capital Beltway. Maryland State Police say 35-year-old Jerome Sligh crashed his car early this morning on I-495 at D’Arcy Road. His car slammed into a state highway electronic billboard on the side of the road. The crash shut down the beltway for several hours, but was reopened in time for the morning commute. Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

Trump May Testify In Special Counsel Investigation

Washington, DC – President Trump’s new attorney says Trump wants to testify in the Special Counsel investigation. Rudy Giuliani said on ABC’s “This Week” he hopes he gets a chance to tell Trump about the risk that he’s taking if he speaks with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Giuliani also said Trump doesn’t have to comply with a potential subpoena from the Special Counsel, because Trump is the President of the United States and can assert the same privileges other Presidents have.

NBA Playoffs Tonight

The NBA playoffs continue tonight. The Celtics and Cavaliers are both going for sweeps in Game Four of their respective series’. Boston tries to close out the 76ers in Philly, while Cleveland can eliminate the Raptors for a third straight postseason at home.




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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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