An Interim DC Police Chief Is Named…

An interim DC Police Chief is named….

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has named the person who will serve as the District’s Interim Police Chief. His name is Peter Newsham. Newsham who has served as Assistant Police Chief for almost 10 years will take over as the search for a full time Police Chief is conducted. Chief Lanier leaves office on September 17th.

It was a successful start for students in Prince George’s County…

It was a perfect start to the school year for thousands of students who attend Prince George’s County Public Schools. Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell was among the many teachers and state leaders who greeted the kids as they returned to school. Maxwell says the county’s Head Start program will begin on the 29th despite the loss of millions in federal funding over disciplinary actions by a few teachers.

Obama arrives in Louisiana…

President Barack Obama is due to arrive in Louisiana this morning. The Commander and Chief will see the damage first hand today as well as meet with families devastated by the flooding and the Governor. FEMA has approved some 55 million dollars in aid already.

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