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A “Wind Advisory” issued for our area

The National Weather Service has issued a “Wind Advisory” for the entire WHUR listening area from Noon to Midnight. We could see wind gusts up to 50 mph. Power outages are likely.

Building 197 at the Navy Yard reopens under a new name

Hundreds gathered at the Washington Navy Yard for this mornings renaming ceremony of building 197. Building 197 was the scene of a massing shooting in 2013, 12 people were killed. The gunman, Aaron Alexis a government contractor was killed by police. The building will now be called The Humphrey’s Building. The building has gone under a $63 million dollar renovation. 400 employee’s will return today and hundreds more over the next few weeks.

Congress prepares for the Presidents multi-trillion dollar budget proposal

President Barack Obama is set to present his $4 Trillion Dollar budget proposal to Congress today. It includes closing loop holes that allow U.S. companies with foreign headquarters to avoid paying U.S. taxes, decreasing taxes for the middle class, free community college and pay raises for federal and military employee’s.

Punxsutawney Phil has revealed if we will have an early spring

The verdict is in. Punxsutawney Phil is predicting six more weeks of winter. Just before 7:30 Eastern time Pennsylvania’s famous groundhog saw his shadow signally six more weeks of winter weather.

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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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