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Normal Operations Soon At Walter Reed

Normal operations are expected to resume soon at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda.  Montgomery County police say a search of the facility is complete and that there’s no evidence of a shot being fired or of anyone being injured.  A “shelter-in-place” order given shortly after a report of a shot being fired just before 11 a.m. should be lifted very soon.  Nearby roads are reopening.

Romantic Relationship Behind PG Shooting

A prior romantic relationship is being called a factor in the shooting of an intruder at a home in Upper Marlboro.  Prince George’s County police say 30-year-old Craig Corbin Jr. of Baltimore was trying to climb through the window of a home early this morning and was shot to death by the resident.  A man then called 911 to report the shooting.  At this point, no charges have been filed against the resident.

SC Legislators Debate Bill Dealing With Capitol’s Confederate Flag

South Carolina legislators are considering a bill that would remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol.  Calls for the flag to come down grew after the killing of nine people at a historic black church in Charleston.  During debate at the capitol this morning, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle remarked that the flag is a symbol of the past and should come down.  The bill will need a two-thirds vote in both chambers of the state legislature to pass.

Serena Beats Venus At Wimbledon

Serena Williams is into the Wimbledon quarterfinals after beating her older sister Venus today.  Serena won their 26th career meeting 6-4, 6-3 on the grass courts of the All England Club.  Serena has now won 15 of their head-to-head meetings.  Having already won the Australian and French Opens, Serena keeps alive her bid for the calender Grand Slam.

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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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