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Ted Cruz announces a run for the White House….

Overnight Texas Senator Ted Cruz tweeted that he was going to run for President in 2016. Now later today the Conservative Tea Party Favorite will make his announcement in person from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He becomes the first person to officially enter the race.

Mayor Bowser unveils new initiatives for Early Childhood Development Programs…

At 10 am this morning DC Mayor Muriel Bowser will hold a press Conference at UPO @ Frederick Douglas to unveil her plans to improve the District Early Childhood Development Programs. Today’s announcement comes before her first State of the District Address set for Tuesday, March 31st. The focus creating “Pathyways to the Middle Class”.

Police charge a daughter with the brutal murder of her elderly mother…

Prince George’s County Police have charged 60 year old Michelle Davis with the stabbing death of her 94 year old mother Margaret Wells inside of her Chillum home on Saturday. Investigators say the incident was sparked by an argument. Davis has a history of mental illness. She now faces first and second degree murder.

DC Kicks off their Potholepalooza….

Starting today you can report those troublesome pot holes. You can call 311 or you can tweet @ddotdc #potholepalooza. Crews will work to repair the potholes within 48 hours instead of the normal 72 hours.

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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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