Eubanks Accused Of Attacking PGC Education Board Member, Officials Hope To Lift Water-Boil Advisory By Tomorrow Morning

Eubanks Accused Of Attacking PGC Education Board Member

 

(Prince George’s County, MD) — The Prince George’s County Board of Education Chair may face assault charges after allegedly attacking a board member after a meeting. School board member Edward Burroughs says Segun Eubanks pushed him against a bookcase and yelled profanities at him after last night’s meeting where Burroughs joined a call for Eubanks to resign. The incident followed the board’s controversial decision last night to pay embattled Prince George’s County Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell a nearly 800-thousand-dollar severance package.

Officials Hope To Lift Water-Boil Advisory By Tomorrow Morning

(Washington, DC) — D.C. officials say residents and businesses in parts of Northwest and Northeast Washington should continue to boil water used from their taps. The utility said earlier today that about 34-thousand residences could have contaminated water coming from their tap after a failure last night at a pumping station. Later, in an afternoon news conference, they said the impacted area is now smaller. Impacted areas include parts of the Potomac shore, parts of Georgetown, Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights and east through Edgewood and Brookland. Officials hope to lift the boil advisory by tomorrow morning.

U.S. Indicts Russian Intelligence Officials In Campaign Probe

(Washington, DC) — A dozen Russian intelligence officials are being charged with trying to influence the 2016 presidential election. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein [[ ROSE-en-styne ]] said the Russians hacked the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said there’s no evidence that any votes were changed because of the activities. She also said there’s nothing in the indictments suggesting collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Russians agents allegedly hacked the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Nats Cut Ties With Papa John’s

(Washington, DC) — The Washington Nationals are one of several MLB teams cutting ties with Papa John’s. That comes after Papa John’s founder John Schnatter stepped down as chairman of the company’s board after it was revealed he used a racial slur during a conference call. He reportedly used the N-word during a media training exercise. Schnatter admitted to using the slur and apologized.

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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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