In the News @ Noon

One down one more to go, The Senate approves stop gap budget bill to avert a Gov’t shutdown…

The Senate has approved a stop gap spending bill this morning. The country is now a step closer to avoiding a Government shutdown. The bill now heads to the House. Sources say the bill will pass. The Bi Partisan measure will only fund the Federal Government and Planned Parenthood until December. 11th. The deadline for a deal is midnight tonight.

Thousands of students in Prince George’s County can now be denied access to school…

Starting today School Officials in Prince George’s County can start turning students away who have not proved they have had all their shots. Earlier this week it was revealed that over 3000 current students have not provided proof of immunization. The deadline to do so is today.

Tonight’s DC “State of the Schools” address…

Tonight DC School Chancellor Kia Henderson will deliver her annual “State of the Schools” address. Tonight’s 7pm public event will be held at Dunbar H.S. in NW. The focus will be on the systems priorities and the cities progress towards providing a world class education for all.

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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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