In The News @ 4:00 PM

DC Snow Emergency Over

 A snow emergency in the District will ended at 2 p.m.  City officials say 132 vehicles were ticketed and towed from snow emergency routes this morning.  Now, the concern is the cold and Mayor Muriel Bowser says residents can call 211 if they or someone they know has an issue with the cold.  Meanwhile, officials say they hope to have every street in the city plowed by 9 o’clock tonight.

DC Health Department Confirms Second Measles Case

DC health officials confirm another case of measles.  It’s the second case this year. The case was confirmed today.  Officials say it’s not related to Disneyland outbreak in December or related to the case earlier this month.

 McAuliffe Signs Virginia Uber Bill

Governor Terry McAuliffe is signing legislation which enables companies like Uber and Lyft to legally operate in Virginia.  The General Assembly passed two bills after the governor and Attorney General Mark Herring worked with the DMV and the transportation network companies to find a compromise on licensing procedures.  McAuliffe says the new law supports innovation while keeping people safe.  The bills passed in the House and Senate drew wide bipartisan support.

Harold Fisher

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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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