In the News @ 9

11 presumed dead following the crash of a military helicopter in Florida…

NBC News is reporting that all 11 passengers on board a Army Helicopter are presumed dead. 7 were Marines and 4 were soldiers taking part in a nighttime exercise in a report section of the Pensacola Panhandle.

The “Post” is reporting that Glen Ivey is set to announce a run for Congress…

The “Washington Post” is reporting that Former Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey could announce as early as today that he will see the District 4 Congressional Seat of Donna Edwards. Yesterday, Edwards announced that she was going to run for the Senate.

DC Mayor announces a major tech partnership with Howard University…

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser is set to hold a 1pm press conference at Howard University’s Founder’s Library today to announce a Tech partnership. Mayor Bowser and Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick will work together to help grow the city’s tech and innovation ecosystem.

The DC’s Summer Youth Jobs Program registration date has been extended…

The District has decided to extended the City’s Summer Youth Jobs Program by three days. Officials say it’s due to several bad weather days last month and a mix up with the original deadline date. The 6 week paid program applies to DC residents ages 14 to 21 years old.

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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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