Check out the free events happening around the DMV inside of this week’s WHUR Community’s Choice.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that race cannot be a factor when deciding college admissions.
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The Federal Trade Commission is taking Amazon to court accusing the e-commerce giant of deceiving consumers.
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If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this summer, here’s a list of some free activities inside of this week’s WHUR Community’s Choice.
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Dozens of little girls in Prince George’s County were among the first to see Disney’s much anticipated remake “The Little Mermaid,” featuring Halle Bailey. They were all smiles and brimming with pride.
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This week’s WHUR Community’s Choice is packed with free events happening around the DMV.
Tags: DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance, HOPE Housing fair, Phi Beta Sigma, roots for life
WHUR and FedEx host the 11th Annual Moms Who Serve Luncheon. These are ladies who are military veterans, MPD officers, firefighters, EMS workers, and healthcare employees.
Howard University has announced that President Joe Biden will be this year’s commencement speaker.
Free events and activities happening around the DMV. All inside of this week’s Community’s Choice.
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Roy McGrath, ex-top aide to former Maryland Governor Larry Hogan dies in confrontation with FBI in Tennessee. McGrath had been on the run for three weeks after failing to appear in a Baltimore courtroom to face corruption charges.
Donald Trump first ex-president charged with a crime after being indicted Thursday by a New York grand jury.
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Mass shooting at a private Nashville school leaves 3 children and 3 adults dead
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Learn how to eat to live, find out what programs are available for those formerly incarcerated, and help with childcare. Details on those programs and more inside of this week’s Community’s Choice
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National Park Service says cherry blossoms will likely peak at the Tidal Basin near the end of March.
Tags: Helping Hands Radiothon, Howard University Alternative Spring Break Program, HU ASB
Deadly fire in NW DC has claimed the lives of two elderly women. Fire officials are still looking for the cause of the blaze.
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Justice Department charges two with conspiracy to damage energy facilities in Baltimore.
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2,300 persons are feared dead after two powerful earthquakes rocked parts of Turkey and Syria. Officials believe the death toll will climb significantly as search and rescue efforts continue.
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DC police today released the name of the DC government employee who authorities say fatally shot Karon Blake. 41-year-old Jason Lewis is now facing 2nd degree murder charges.
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Get inspired and engaged. Check out the community events happening around the DMV inside WHUR’s Community’s Choice.
Tags: black love day, heart health awareness, SAFEO
Alec Baldwin to be charged with involuntary manslaughter in 2021 on-set movie shooting
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Metro train operator arrested for driving while intoxicated. He’s now suspended.
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Health experts are sounding the alarm about a dramatic jump in children accidentally eating cannabis edibles.
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More violence rocked the District of Columbia in a rush-hour shooting on a busy stretch of Georgia Avenue NW. Four people were shot, including an 8-year-old.
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DMV native Caleb Williams won the Heisman Trophy Saturday. It is a ‘local boy does good’ story and the determination of a father watching his son’s dreams come true.
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DC Health is encouraging residents of all ages to be up to date on their COVID-19 and flu vaccinations and boosters in order to protect their friends and family this holiday season.
More than 3,500 toys and gifts were collected at 20th Annual WHUR Toy Drive Saturday to help make the wish list of needy youth across the DMV come true. Special thanks to our loyal listeners and sponsors.
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WHUR Food2Feed Radiothon makes Thanksgiving possible for thousands as the station’s listeners show the power of caring and sharing.
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Some problems being reported at a few polling sites across the DMV. But for the most part things are running smoothly for those looking to cast their ballots on this election day.
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Check out the upcoming ways you can give back and participate in community activities across the DMV. All the details are inside this week’s WHUR Community’s Choice
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WHUR 20th Annual Children’s Coat Drive collects more than 450 new coats, hats, and gloves for needy youth in the DMV.
Details on free events and activities happening this week around the DMV are inside of this week’s WHUR Community’s Choice.
Tags: flip circus DISB, game genius ASA
Get connected to the community. Find out about free events and volunteer opportunities in your neighborhood inside of WHUR’s Community’s Choice.
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Jehovah’s Witnesses are hitting the community again with their signature ministry going door-to-door. The practice had been halted because of the COVID pandemic.
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Prince George’s County moving to fine parents or guardians who allow their children to break curfew.
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Biden in isolation again after testing positive a 2nd time for COVID.
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Looking to do good in your neighborhood? Check out all the community-minded events inside of WHUR’s Community’s Choice.
More than just a week. Black Restaurant Week runs from July 18th thru July 31st.
DC is looking to help more city residents learn how to swim with more classes being offering across the District.
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Massive search underway for white gunman who shot dozens of people at July 4th parade near Chicago leaving 6 dead and dozens injured.
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DC has job opportunities with businesses at The Wharf and The Yards and In-Between at a job fair being held today. Plus there will be training organizations on hand.
Get active and involved. Check out the opportunities in the DMV inside of this week’s WHUR Community’s Choice.
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Protests are erupting in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as justices today rule to overturn Roe v Wade, setting the stage for some states to ban abortions
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Did you know that every nine days across the United States a child dies while unattended in a hot car? AAA Mid-Atlantic is offering some safety tips and what you need to know to keep your kids and pets safe.
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Important community and free events are happening this week across the DMV. Get in the know. Check out WHUR’s Community’s Choice.
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WHUR’s Community’s Choice is filled with free events, job fairs, and lots of other activities happening around the DMV.
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