In The News at 6pm 11-12-14

Day of Action for Nurses

400 Nurses at DC’s Providence Hospital joined a nationwide “Day of Action” today.  The nurses and nurse practitioners say they have not been trained enough to deal with Ebola patients, a problem that also could impact patients.

Murder Suspect Moved

Jesse Matthew has been transferred from Albemarle County to the jail in Fairfax, where he faces charges in a sex assault and attempted murder.  Matthew was taken to the jail early this morning.  He is also charged in the abduction of UVA student Hannah Graham.

Man Sentenced in Prince George’s County Murder

A man who shot his mother’s fiance to death at a home in Clinton will serve 25 years in prison.  Thirty-nine-year-old D’Juan Hunter of the District was sentenced today for the murder of Raymond Quattlebaum this past New Year’s Day inside his mother’s house.

DC’s Warm Weather Comes To An End

A dramatic weather change is coming to the DC metro.  Forecasters say a cold front will sweep into the region late today. Temperatures will dip in the 30s overnight.

Harold Fisher


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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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