In the News @ Noon

We have hours of snow still ahead…

Forecasters say the snow will peak for the next 4 hours. A “Winter Weather Advisory” remains for those of us in the Metro area. In Southern Maryland you have been placed on a “Winter Storm Warning”. Some parts of Charles County have already reported 6 inches of snow. We will have a full weather report after news with Veronica Johnson.

It’s a day off for the Holiday, metro is still up and running…

Today is President’s Day — a Federal Holiday. All Government Offices are closed along with public schools and Post Offices. Metro is running but the weather has prompted officials to place buses on a
“Severe Weather Plan”. Metro trains are on a Saturday Schedule.

A Political battle is brewing over who will replace Supreme Court Judge Scalia…

U.S. Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia passed away in his sleep on Saturday. His body arrived overnight in Virginia. It’s unclear if his body will lay in repose. Meanwhile, a big political fight is brewing over who and when his replacement should be named. President Barack Obama says he will make a nomination to the Senate when they reconvene.

A local A.A. political candidate apologizes for using the NAACP log without permission…

Maryland’s Former Lt. Govenor Anthony Brown is admitting his campaign was not authorized to use the NAACP logo in a recent on line message. He blamed the mistake on an “administrative error”. Brown is one of several candidates running for the Congressional Seat of outgoing Donna Edwards.

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