Renee Nash

DC Job Fair Today

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.

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Volunteer Readers, Summer Meals for Kids

Get active and involved. Check out the opportunities in the DMV inside of this week’s WHUR Community’s Choice.

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High Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

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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Don’t Leave Kids and Pets In Hot Cars

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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Mental Health Walk, Pep Rally for Peace, Free Groceries

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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Juneteenth, Job Fair, and Multicultural Festival

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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18 Kids Killed In Latest Mass Shooting In USA

Suspected gunman in the Texas school shooting is dead as authorities now search for a motive.

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Free Groceries at PG Library, Artists Needed for Mayor Barry Mural

This week’s Community’s Choice is packed with a host of free neighborhood events and resources. Check out what you may be missing.

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White Gunman Targets Black Shoppers at NY Supermarket

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All Clear at US Capitol After Brief Security Scare

U.S. Capitol was briefly evacuated Wednesday after an aircraft came too close. It turns out the plane was part of a military pre-planned flyover to Nationals Stadium.

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New Details In Death of QB Dwayne Haskins

Quarterback Dwayne Haskins apparently was walking on a busy Florida highway because his car had run out of gas before he was fatally struck by a dump truck

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CDC Says Masks Are Still Necessary On Planes, Trains, and Buses

CDC says masking up on public transportation is still necessary.

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Nancy Pelosi Tests Positive for COVID

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DC Mayor Bowser Tests Positive for COVID-19

The Mayor of the District of Columbia announced on Twitter she has tested positive for COVID.

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Black Women’s Golf Club, Anacostia Museum, Opioid Treatment

WHUR’s Community’s Choice is packed with lots of events to do around the DMV. Check it out.

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Hospitalized

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is at Sibley Hospital in DC suffering from flulike symptoms.

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HU Education Job Fair, Fathers Award, and more

WHUR’s Community’s Choice is packed with non-profit community events happening in and around the DMV.

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Final Goodbye to Former WHUR PD Jesse Fax

Former WHUR Program Director Jesse Fax will be remembered tomorrow at a special memorial service in Clinton, Maryland.

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Pfizer to Seek FDA Approval for 2nd Booster

Persons 65 and older may need to get a 2nd COVID booster shot

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Dr. Killed by Suspect Driving His Stolen Car

DC police looking for suspect who stole an ICU doctor’s car and then struck and killed him before speeding off.

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PG Basketball Player Home from Ukraine

Maurice “Mo” Creek is happy to be home after a weeklong ordeal in war torn Ukraine.

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PG Family Waiting Son’s Return from Ukraine

The love of basketball sent a Prince George’s County man to Ukraine to live out his dream. But the Russian invasion briefly turned his dream into a nightmare.

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Helping Hands Radiothon Raises $92K

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Sandy Hook Families Settle $73M Suit with Gunmaker

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DC and PG Pair Up On Youth Carjackings

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It’s The Commanders: New Name of the Washington Football Team

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Howard and UDC Target of More Bomb Threats

Bomb threats at more HBCUs forced student at several schools into shelter in place mode for several hours again today. Authorities are still trying to find the culprits and are investigating if the threats are racially motivated.

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Red Wine Can Help Fight COVID

Some good news for wine drinkers when it comes to COVID. According to a new study, there are some benefits of drinking wine in helping to fight off the coronavirus.

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WHUR Radio Pioneer Joe Gorham Dies at 69

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Thursday’s Closings and Delays

Old Man Winter is again delivering a mix of rain and snow on the DMV forcing schools closings and delays. Here’s a quick look of what’s happening in your jurisdiction.

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Wireless Press Pause on Some of 5G Rollout Amid Airline Concern

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Dire Predictions of 300k More Deaths As Omicron Cases Rise

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Maryland Man Gets Pig’s Heart

Doctors in Maryland perform transplant giving 57-year-old man a pig’s heart.

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Cold Weather Tips for Your Pets

Cold weather can prove to be dangerous for pets. Here are a few tips to keep them safe and warm during the winter months.

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Killers of Ahmaud Arbery Get Life Sentences, Two Without Parole Possibility

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Trailblazing Actor Sidney Poitier Dies at 94

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DMV Gets Another Snow Day Off

Snow is forcing another days of delays and cancellations across the DMV

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MD Gov. Hogan Declares State of Emergency

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DMV’s 2022 Snowstorm Wreaks Havoc

Stranded motorists on Virginia’s I-95 blast state officials for leaving them to fend for themselves for hours on the cold, icy, and dangerous roadway.

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Metrobus Has Pressed the Pause Button On Service

Metrobus service is being halted across the DMV because road conditions have worsened as snow continues to fall across the region.

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Changes for DC Public Schools Safe Return Operations

Rapid test pick up operations at DC public schools pushed back by a day because of snow.

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Winter Storm Warning Across DMV. Here’s a List of Delays and Cancellations

Snow across the DMV on this first Monday of 2022 is forcing closings, delays and cancellations.

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Beloved WHUR Sportscaster Gregory Mosso Dies at 70

Veteran sports broadcaster Greg Mosso has passed after a lengthy illness. Mosso worked at WHUR from 1973 to 1992.

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Howard University Delays Start of Spring Semester

Howard University will start its 2022 Spring Semester January 18th as COVID cases skyrocket across the Washington, D.C. region.

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South Africa Begins A Week of Mourning for Desmond Tutu

Condolences and tributes pour in around the world for anti-apartheid leader and global activist Desmond Tutu.

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CDC Cuts COVID Isolation Time to 5 Days for those Who Test Positive

U.S. health officials now say COVID positive persons need only to isolate for 5 days instead of 10.

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PG Co. Executive Tests Positive for COVID

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Dress for Success, Housing Help and More Inside Community’s Choice

Community’s Choice is packed with details about non-profit events and services. To get your’s on the air and web, email Renee Nash at rnash@whur.com at least three weeks before your event.

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DC Reinstating Indoor Mask Mandate

DC reinstating mask mandate through January and requiring all government workers to get fully vaccinated and boosted.

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Maryland Gov. Hogan Tests Positive for COVID

Maryland Governor Hogan is latest political leader to test positive for the coronavirus

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