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DC police shooting a woman holding a knife…

A DC police officer has shot a 22 year old woman armed with a knife. The officer has been placed on paid leave. The incident that happened on Saturday on Clay Terrace in N.E. was caught on cell phone video. The suspect Renita Nettles is
also accused of setting her mothers apartment on fire.

Ferguson Police shoot a suspect on the one year Anniversary of Michael Brown’s death…

Violence erupted over night following a rally to mark the One Year Anniversary of the police shooting of 18 year old Michael Brown. Investigators say a man opened fire on a unmarked police van and was in turned shot and seriously injured. Several arrests were made and two businesses were robbed.

Laurel Hospital is closing and hundreds of jobs will be lost…

A 4:30 public meeting by the Mayor of Laurel will be held today at the Laurel Municipal Center regarding the closure of the Laurel Regional Hospital. The owners say they want to convert the site into a $24 Million Dollar outpatient center.

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Taylor Thomas is the local Morning News Anchor for the Steve Harvey Morning Show on 96.3 WHUR. You can also see her on Wednesday’s on NBC 4 at 4:30 for WHUR’s “Talk Around Town”. Taylor is a veteran news journalist with over 20 years of experience delivering news that matters. In 2006, Taylor Thomas joined the Award Winning WHUR News Department. She wears several hats at WHUR including producer/host of “Let’s Talk Money” on WHUR World HD2 and host of “PML- People, Money & Life on WHUR Voices Sirius XM Channel 141. Taylor grew up in a military family and calls Great Britain (where her mother is from) and the Philippines home. Taylor Thomas is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communication with a minor in Radio, Television, and Film. She is dedicated to uplifting and educating others about health, money and social issues.

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