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Florida’s Governor asks for prayer following this mornings shooting at FSU

Tallahassee, Florida police have not identified the gunman involved in this mornings shooting at a library on Florida State University’s campus. He was killed by police. Three students were injured one remains in the hospital. Florida’s Governor Rick Scott is asking for prayers from the American people for the victims and as the community tries to rebuild following the the tragedy.

Prince George’s County unveils a multimillion dollar initiative to help families buy a home

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, Attorney General Douglas Gansler and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development have unveiled a $100 million dollar initiative to help families by a home. The Maryland Mortgage Program Triple Play Initiative will help some 500 qualified families with up to $20,000 with down payment assistance. To find out more about this program go to

President Obama prepares to use executive authority to make big changes to immigration

Tonight at 8 President Barak Obama will announce his plans to use his executive authority to make some major changes to the countries troubled immigration system. Sources say the plan will allow some five million undocumented immigrants and their children currently in the U.S. to permission to stay without fear of being deported. Republicans warn if the President goes around them it will set off a fire storm when they take over Congress in January.

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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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