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Man Injured In PG Police Chase

One man is hospitalized following a high-speed police chase in Prince George’s County.  Witnesses say officers pursued a car traveling 85- to 90-miles-per-hour along Route 50 in the Landover area before a crash near Route 704.  The injured man has non-life-threatening injuries.  There’s no word yet on any charges in the incident.

Kasich Suspending Campaign

John Kasich will announce later today he is suspending his presidential campaign.  The Ohio governor abruptly canceled a media event in Northern Virginia this morning and instead, will deliver a statement in Columbus at 5 p.m. Eastern.  Kasich was left as the lone challenger to Republican frontrunner Donald Trump after Texas Senator Ted Cruz suspended his campaign last night.  However, Kasich has won only one state primary and has no mathematical chance at gaining the nomination.  He finished a distant third in yesterday’s Indiana primary.

“Little Miss Flint” To Meet President Obama

The little Michigan girl who sent a letter to the President about the Flint water crisis will get to meet Mr. Obama today.  The White House says eight-year-old Mari Copeny will get to meet the commander-in-chief this afternoon at Northwestern High School in Flint, where Obama will deliver remarks to a crowd of about one-thousand people.  Copeny’s mother says it was her daughter’s letter about lead contamination that convinced the President to come to Flint.

Attorney: Prince Was Trying To Kick Drug Addiction

An attorney says Prince was trying to break an addiction to painkillers days before he died.  Attorney William Mauzy says the pop icon was set to meet with a doctor who runs a Northern California drug rehab center.  Mauzy says Dr. Howard Kornfeld was not able to meet with Prince on April 21st so he sent he sent his son Andrew to represent him.  Andrew Kornfeld went to the Prince’s Paisley Park compound that morning and was the person who called 9-1-1 after finding Prince unresponsive.

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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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