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Today’s the deadline for illegal strip clubs in Prince George’s County to close…

12 strip clubs in Prince George’s County have until 5 O’clock today to pack up and clear out. The county sent letters to the adult establishment informing them that they were in violation of zoning law by being located in residential area. Some owners however are fighting back and they have filed appeals.

Police offer reward for information in over 200 open dirt bike and ATV’s cases…

Illegal dirt bike and ATV riders are being put on notice. There’s a joint effort by law enforcement in MD, DC & Va to but an end to the dangerous practice. DC Chief of Police Kathy Lanier says these “ATV gangs” have lead to violence and deaths on the roads. Video of 245 individual suspects wanted in other incidents were released to the public yesterday. There’s a $250 reward for leads that result in arrests.

The funeral is today for the Largo H.S shot at a metro station…

It will be a somber day for Largo H.S. students. This morning one of their own will be laid to rest. 15 year old Devonte Washington who was shot and killed in front of his family Easter weekend at the Deanwood Metro Center will be laid to rest. Funeral services begin at 11 at First Baptist Church of Glenarden. The teen gunman who did not know Washington remains in jail without bond.

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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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