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The President assures Americans the he has a plan to fight terrorism…

President Obama held a rare Oval Office public address Sunday night about his plans to destroy ISIS. The Commander and Chief assured American’s that his administration had a strong strategic plan to identify and destroy ISIS. The President called on Congress to pass legislation to ban people on the “no fly” list from access to semi automatic weapons. Obama also called on Muslims in the U.S. to help identify radical extremist.

D.O.J. expected to launch probe into Chicago Police Dept….

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expected to announce this week that the Department of Justice will launch a broad civil rights probe into the Chicago Police Department. It’s in direct response to the shooting death of 17 year old LeQuan McDonald by a police officer who was recently charged with his murder.

Wilson H.S. student due in court today for bringing gun to school…

The Wilson High School student arrested after be brought a loaded semi automatic hand gun to school is due in court this morning. The teens father said he feared for his life. The teen faces some serious charges and could be expelled.

Washington takes on Dallas tonight…

It’s the game we have all been waiting for Washington against Dallas. Kick off is at 8:30. Metro will stay open an hour later.

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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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