The Victims In The Flowers Apartment Gas Explosion File A Class Action Lawsuit…

The victims in the Flowers Apartment gas explosion are filing suit…

Two lawsuits have been filed on behalf of the victims in last August’s massive gas explosion at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring. The lawsuit names Washington Gas & the property management company in deaths of 5 adults and 2 children. Residents say they had been complaining for weeks about the smell of gas.

A new study shows high voter participation among A.A.’s this election…

A new poll out this morning shows voter participation among African American’s is strong this election. In fact, 96% of participants say they will vote this November 8th and so will their friends. The poll which was conducted by Howard University & the National Newspaper Publishers Association showed a high connection between blacks and this year’s Presidential race. The survey also found strong support among blacks for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump for President. Eighty-four percent of those questioned felt Trump was a racist.

Wealth among whites is 81 times higher than blacks in DC…

There is a huge wealth disparity between African Americans and Whites in the DC Region. The findings are published in the “Washington Post” today. Researchers at The Urban Institute shows the net worth of Whites is 81 times that of African American households in the Nations Capitol. The big gap is blamed in part on slavery, laws and affordable housing. The link to the full story can be found on any of my social media accounts @taylorthomas963.

The deadline for early voting is quickly approaching locally…

We are 6 days away from electing a new President. There are a number of national polls show both of the candidates leading. Either way, this election will be close and voter turnout will be key. Here at home time is running out to take part in early voting. In Mayland early voting is daily until November 3rd, it’s until November 4th in DC. In Virginia, residents have until November 5th to request an “In-person Absentee Ballot.

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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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