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Search For Rudd Heads To The Water

The renewed search for the body of Relisha Rudd is in day two at the National Arboretum.  DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier says dive teams are searching a pond inside the park.   Lanier says the search will conclude tonight.  Rudd was last seen in early 2014 just down the road from the arboretum with a janitor at the homeless shelter where she lived with her family.

DC Area Agencies Discuss Illegal ATVs

DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier says enough is enough when it comes to the “ATV gangs” that have plagued area roads and endangered innocent drivers.  In a joint press conference today with agencies in DC, Maryland, and Virginia, Lanier says a task force has arrested 200 ATV riders and seized more than 400 ATVs and dirt bikes over the last year.  Authorities will destroy most of the vehicles next week.  Police are posting images of 245 “ATV gang” members today.

Accident Involving School Bus In Fairfax County

Fairfax County police say they’re on the scene of an accident involving one of their cruisers and a school bus.  Three students are injured, but they say all of the injuries appear to be non-life threatening.  The crash happened near the intersection of Backlick Road and Floyd Avenue.

Sanders Vows To Continue Fighting If Attacked

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders says he won’t back down if he is unfairly attacked.  Campaigning in Philadelphia, Sanders accused Hillary Clinton’s campaign of calling him unqualified to be president.  He turned the question back on Clinton, wondering if she’s qualified since she supported the Iraq war and free trade deals.  Sanders argued that modern free trade deals have been terrible for American workers.  At a rally in Pittsburgh, Clinton vowed to stand up to powerful special interests if she wins the White House.

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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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