In the News @ Noon

Winter Advisory resulted in school closures…

Morning commuters had to contend with a wintry mix it didn’t last long by 10 most it has stopped falling. Several accidents were reported. One school system in Southern Maryland choose to cancel classes and St. Mary’s and Anne Arundel county schools delayed the start of classes.

Montgomery County’s School Board names Jack Smith to lead the school system..

Montgomery County has a new Superintendent. Last night Jack Smith was named as the new leader by the Montgomery County School Board. Smith will begin his 4 year contact in July.

Candle Light vigil for mother and child killed this week in Ft. Washington…

The life of a Prince George’s County Elementary School teacher and her toddler daughter are being remembered today. A 5:30 candle light vigil for Neshante Davis and her 2 year old daughter, Chloe will be held at Bradbury Heights Elementary School in Capitol Heights. The father of the toddler has admitted to police that he shot them earlier this week following a disagreement over child support.

3 cases of Zika virus found in DC…

The Zika virus has hit our area. DC Health Officials have confirmed 3 cases of the virus. One of the victims is a pregnant woman. All three victims had all traveled to either South or Central America were the virus is present.

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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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