In the News @ Noon

5 students burned during a lab experiment at Woodson H.S. in Va…

Five students at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax County, Virginia have been hurt in a fire there. Two had to be air lifted to a hospital. It’s believed that they may have been working on a science lab project at the time. Keep it right here on WHUR for the latest on this story of 5 students being burned at W.T. Woodson High School in Virginia.

White House decides to increase military force in Iraq…

NBC News is reporting that the White House is preparing to announce a shift in strategy in Iraq. Sources this hour are reporting that the U.S. will increase U.S. military forces on the ground in Syria and Iraq.

6K drug offenders set to be released today…

The justice department is set to release over 6,000 non violent drug offenders today. It’s the largest one -time release of federal prisoners in the U.S. history. The early release is the result of new sentencing guidelines.

DC Area Sober ride kicks in…

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program “Soberride” begins tomorrow night at
10 pm and continues until 4am for those who may have had too much to drink to celebrate Halloween. WRAP President Kurt Erickson said last year they provided free rides for 278 people. The number to call should you need a free ride home is

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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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