In the News @ Noon

President Obama delay withdrawal in Afghanistan…

The President of The United States has just made a major reversal in his plans to decrease the number of U.S. soldiers on the ground in Afghanistan following the recent increase in violent attacks by Al Qaeda in that region. Instead of reducing troops from 9,500 to 1,000 by next year. The Commander and Chief has decided to keep 5,500 hundred troops on the ground at four bases in the region.

New numbers in the protest arrest count in Baltimore…

We now know that 16 protesters were arrested this morning in Baltimore after refusing to leave city hall following a committee meeting approving making the Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis permanent. The full council will vote on the appointment next week.

Bed bugs close a section of Maryland’s Tax Office…

150 employee’s at Maryland Comptroller’s Office are on paid leave, following the discovery again of bed bugs. The employee’s will be on paid leave through Friday. This is the third such attempt to remove the blood sucking bugs from the government building.

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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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