Domestic Violence Shelter Director Fired, All Time Record Of Americans Traveling For Holidays

Domestic Violence Shelter Director Fired

The executive director of Prince George’s County’s only shelter for domestic violence victims has been fired. That action was taken against Sophie Ford today by the center’s board of directors.  Several women at the shelter and a former employee complained about poor conditions at the shelter.  The complaints included no heat, poor quality food and rodent infestation.

Trump In Florida For Holidays

President Trump is in Palm Beach to spend the holidays at his Mar-a-Lago resort. Before leaving the White House today, Trump signed the massive Republican tax bill that cleared the House and Senate this week. He said the bill creates the biggest tax cuts and reforms in the U.S. history. Trump also signed a bill extending government funding until January 19th. The presidential signature averts a shutdown as the government was set to run out of money at midnight tonight.

All Time Record Of Americans Traveling For Holidays

Airports across the country are packed on one of the busiest travel days of the year. Long lines and delays are being reported at Chicago’s O’Hare, Los Angeles International and at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Over 100 million Americans are expected to travel this holiday season. Triple-A says an estimated 107-point-three-million Americans will travel away from home, the most on record, during the year-end holiday period New Year’s Day.

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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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