So much for Secret Service agents when cicadas are targeting the President of the United States.
Haiti has yet to administer any COVID vaccines. The Caribbean island nation has seen cases surge beyond 16k while officials await vaccine shipments.
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Prince George’s County School CEO announces plans for students for 2021-22 school year.
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Check out the free community events happening in the DMV. All inside of this week’s Community’s Choice.
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8 out of 10 of the COVID cases in DC are among people of color.
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WHUR’ s Community’s Choice features weekly non-profit events. To get your event on-line and on-air, email Renee Nash at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The 20th Anniversary of Bike to Work Day is tomorrow Motorists are encouraged to leave the car home and hop on the bike to get to work.
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500 Pfizer vaccine shots will be administered Saturday from 9am to 2pm at Howard University in partnership with the DC Department of Health. Registration required. bit.ly/CARICOMHU
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107-year-old Tulsa Oklahoma massacre survivor says she has never seen justice, but is hoping she will before she dies.
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Prince George’s County police are trying to determine if fatal shooting of toddler was an accident.
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Suspect remains at-large in the shooting of a DC mother and her four-year-old son. Both remain in critical condition.
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Toddler shoots mom and dad and injures himself after finding gun in nightstand at a home in West Bath, Maine.
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Gas outages are being reported at gas stations in several southern states along the East Coast as panicked drivers fill up in the midst of the Colonial Pipeline crisis.
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Search continues for missing two-month old Kyon Jones in DC.
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District Mayor Muriel Bowser is rolling back more COVID restrictions May 21st. That means dancing at weddings can resume.
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WHUR’ Community Choice is packed with free and other non-profit events coming up around the DMV. Check out what’s going on good in your neighborhood.
Federal grand jury has indicted four ex-Minneapolis police officers in the arrest and deathof George Floyd.
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WMATA expanding service in parts of the DMV starting June 6th.
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Atlanta’s Mayor says she’s not certain about her future. But she’s not interested in seeking reelection.
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DC is joining forces with a brewery to provide free beer today to adults who roll up their sleeves and take the J&J one shot COVID vaccine.
Derek Chauvin says jury was swayed by publicity and is seeking a new trial.
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Youth as young as 12-years-old may soon be able to get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is moving to clamp down on the violence that has been gripping the city in recent months. City officials today rolled out a plan to target specific areas with wrap around services and enforcement during the summer months.
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The long arm of the law has caught up with five Prince George’s County firefighters after they allegedly set four vacant homes on fire.
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In an effort to improve the health of all Americans and tackle health disparities, the Biden Administration is moving to ban certain types of cigarettes and cigars.
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Marylanders can now go maskless outdoors as governor repeals outside mask mandate and lifts limits on outdoor dining and stand-up bar service.
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Grand jury indicts father and son along with another man on hate crime charges in the February 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says wearing a mask outside can be eliminated in some cases for those who are fully vaccinated and for those who are not.
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Prince George’s County police are still searching for a motive in the murder of a pregnant woman. Three suspects in custody charged with the brutal crime.
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WHUR’s Comunity’s Choice is packed with information on free events across the DMV.
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The U.S. economy is gaining steam with more and more Americans filing fewer jobless claims.
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U.S. Justice Department is set to launch a sweeping investigation into police practices in Minneapolis.
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Calling systemic racism a stain on our nation’s soul, President Biden and Vice President Harris are urging Congress to act swiftly to address policing reform.
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After 10 hours of deliberations, jurors find Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts
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Jurors have decided the fate of the ex-Minneapolis police officer.
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President makes comments on Derek Chauvin case as jury deliberates the fate of the ex-officer.
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13-year-old dead and a 12-year-old DC boy has been charged with shooting him.
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DC residents can now test themselves at-home for the coronavirus. City officials today launched what is being called The Test Yourself DC Kits for persons ages 3 and up.
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This week’s WHUR Community’s Choice is filled with free events across the DMV. Check-out a literary expo hosted by the Deltas or a free community shred with Youth Professional Development. Plus lots more.
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DC is making it easier for elderly persons to get their COVID vaccine. Starting Monday, 10 walk-up clinics will be available for seniors around the city.
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District officials are hoping new registration process will ultimately mean more shots in arms. Mayor Bowser is calling on residents to help each other.
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Homeless woman who lived under Washington, DC bridge dies after 20-years of living on the streets. Dozens who never knew her name attended a vigil Saturday to remember “The Bridge Lady.”
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Much of the DMV is waking up to another dose of Old Man Winter, forcing lots of alterations to public school systems around the region. Here’s a list of what’s opened, closed, and virtual only.
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The snowy and icy conditions are forcing some school closings and virtual only classes across the DMV on this first day of the week. We have a complete listing to help you start your day.
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Officials across the DMV are asking motorists to stay off the roads as snow begins to blanket the region. If you must head out, AAA says make sure your car is snow ready.
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The mad rush is on across the DMV as the region prepares for its biggest snowstorm in years. DC officials have crews on standby.
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Health officials say virus variant from South Africa has been found in two cases in South Carolina.
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NFL reaches out to Amanda Gorman to perform at Superbowl
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Girl Scout Cookie sales are underway across the DMV. You can help make this Valentine’s Day special for isolated seniors by making homemade cards. Get the details on these events and more inside of this week’s Community’s Choice.
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DC teachers and police are next in line to receive their shots next week.