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Election Day In Maryland And Virginia

Today is general election day in Virginia and Maryland.  The entire Virginia legislature is under consideration by voters.  Incumbent Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille is seeking re-election via a write-in campaign.  Several cites in Maryland are electing mayors and council members.

Tamir Rice’s Mother Meets With Clinton

The case of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was shot by police is working its way into the presidential campaigns.  CNN reports Hillary Clinton met yesterday with Tamir Rice’s mother in Chicago to discuss criminal justice reforms.  Samaria Rice told the network the meeting was productive and Clinton understood her point of view.  Tamir Rice was killed nearly one year ago by Cleveland police on the city’s west side.

Wendy’s Car Crash Sends Four To Hospital

Four people are hospitalized with serious injuries after a car crashed into a Chantilly’s fast food restaurant.  A Fairfax County Fire Department spokeswoman says the accident happened early this afternoon at a Wendy’s on Lee Jackson Memorial Highway.  The four who were hurt include the car driver and three restaurant customers.  Major damage is reported to the glass portion of the building.

Dusty Baker Hired As Nats Manager

Dusty Baker is the new manager of the Washington Nationals after agreeing to a multi-year contract.  He takes over a team that was expected to contend for a World Series title this past season under Matt Williams, but missed the playoffs with an 83-and-79 record.  Baker has previously managed the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds.

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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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