In the News @ 9

Congress scrambles to decide on a funding bill for DHS…

GOP leaders seemed divided over how to get pass a DHS budget impasse. Congress has until Friday at midnight to reach an agreement or a partial shutdown will go into place. Thirty thousand employee’s will be furloughed and another tho hundred thousand employee’s will have to work without pay. The White House is reminding Congress of the danger it will put the country in, if an agreement is not reached by Friday.

Ohio man accused of plotting to blow up the U.S. Capitol is due in court…

The Ohio man arrested for planning to set off pipe bombs at the U.S. Capitol and then open fire as people run out, has a pre trial hearing this morning in Cincinnati. 22 year old Christopher Cornell’s trial is set to begin on Monday.

Prince George’s County District Court House remains closed to water problems…

The Prince George’s County District Court House is closed for a fourth day today because of water pipes that have busted due to the cold temperatures. Additional pipe ruptured Monday causing more problems for the court houses. Officials are working on the repairs and protecting and retrieving documents and computers.

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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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