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MD teen shot in front of his family at DC Metro Station is identified…

The teen shot at a DC metro station in front of his mother and two younger sisters has been identified as 15 year old Devonte Washington. His family says a man walked up to him at the Deanwood Metro Station, asked him a question and then shot him. Commander David Taylor says they believe he was the intended target and the shooting was not random. The family does not agree with that assumption. Grief counselors will be on hand at Largo H.S. when classes resume following the Easter break.

A new private ambulance coming has come to DC…

Help has arrived for DC’s struggling EMS department. As of 7 this morning AMR will now have 35 vehicles to handle non emergency 911 calls 18 hours a day. DC Fire & EMS will be called out first and they will determine if the call in critical, if not AMR will be called out. The pilot program is expected to run for a year.

Two more American’s are added to death toll in Brussels bombings…

The death toll from last weeks terrorist attacks in Brussels has grown to 35 — two American’s were added to the list. It was a husband and a wife from Kentucky who were dropping off her mother at the airport when the blast went off. A total of 4 American’s have been killed in the deadly attacks.

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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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