In the News @ Noon

DC Mayor Bowser holds a press conference about last night snowfall recovery…

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser just wrapped up a press conference this morning on the city response to the snowfall last night. More than 200 snow plows and trucks were deployed Monday afternoon and remained on stand by until this morning. Many side roads still need to be cleared but all in all the city should reopen without much delay tomorrow morning. Metrobus has also resumed service this morning.

Metro new about problems with their fans before the Jan. 12th fatal accident…

A new report out this morning by the “Washington Post” states Metro was well aware of the problems with their underground fans before the January 12th fatal train accident on the yellow line at L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station. The Post says Metro was planning to upgrade the system but the process was the in the beginning stages of addressing the problem when the accident happened. According to the “Post” the transit agency admits the issue is with their outdated computer software that operates the subway ventilation system.

The White House plans to appeal a ruling to halt his executive order on immigration…

The Justice Department is planning to appeal a Texas federal judge that order the halting of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration reform. The ruling places a temporary stay on the law that would allow millions of illegal immigrants to apply for citizenship without fear of deportation. The law was suppose to kick in later this week.
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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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