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Torrential rain is headed to our area, a “Flash Flood Watch” kicks in at Noon…

We are in for some heavy rain today, in fact most in the WHUR listening area will be placed under a “Flash Flood Watch” starting at Noon through tonight. The area’s include the District, Prince George’s, Montgomery, Anne Arundel, Howard and Alexandria.

Key sections of the “Patriot Act” have expired, some are concerned about our safety nationally…

Key parts of the “Patriot Act” expired last night. The provision that allowed the Government to review and listen in on any phone call for national security, is what many lawmakers are concerned about. It’s controversial issue for lawmakers on both sides. Leaders in the House and Senate are set to resume talks later today. The lapse is only expected to last for a few days until a deal is reach.

Police in Prince George’s County search for the gunman involved in a fatal drive by Sunday…

There’s been no arrest in last Sunday’s drive by shooting that resulted in 1 death and 3 others being injured. The drive by that seem to target a group of people on the basketball court, happened as a family gathered at Ardmore Park in Springdale for a family reunion. The victims have not been identified.

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Taylor Thomas is the local Morning News Anchor for the Steve Harvey Morning Show on 96.3 WHUR. You can also see her on Wednesday’s on NBC 4 at 4:30 for WHUR’s “Talk Around Town”. Taylor is a veteran news journalist with over 20 years of experience delivering news that matters. In 2006, Taylor Thomas joined the Award Winning WHUR News Department. She wears several hats at WHUR including producer/host of “Let’s Talk Money” on WHUR World HD2 and host of “PML- People, Money & Life on WHUR Voices Sirius XM Channel 141. Taylor grew up in a military family and calls Great Britain (where her mother is from) and the Philippines home. Taylor Thomas is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communication with a minor in Radio, Television, and Film. She is dedicated to uplifting and educating others about health, money and social issues.

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