Trump Touts Exec Order On Healthcare, Nationals Face Cubs In Deciding Game 5

Trump Touts Exec Order On Healthcare

President Trump is touting his executive order on healthcare. In a White House ceremony today, Trump said his new executive order will allow people to cross state lines to purchase health insurance. He said it will boost competition and will help people get health insurance at cheaper rates. Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul was at the ceremony and called Trump’s action a major free market reform of the healthcare system.

Family Of Woman Set On Fire Call For Domestic Violence Registry

The family of a pregnant woman allegedly set on fire by her boyfriend is talking about domestic violence. Andrea Grinage’s family spoke at a gathering at the Word of Life Christian Center last night. Grinage was seven months pregnant when Laquinn Phillips allegedly used gas to set her on fire in a bathtub last month. Her sister and son were among those last night who called for a nationwide domestic violence registry.

Wharf Grand Opening Today

The Wharf is opening today. Earlier this week, the first-ever water-taxi ride started the celebrations for the grand opening of phase one. The new water-taxi ride connects the Wharf to Georgetown, the National Harbor, Old Town and The Yards next to Nationals Park. Phase one also features more than three-million square feet of living, hotel, office, restaurant and cultural space.

Nationals Face Cubs In Deciding Game 5

The Navy Yard will be rocking tonight at the Nationals face the Cubs in a deciding Game 5 of the National League Division Series. After the Nats tied up the series in last night’s 5-0 win, fans were turning their attention to the final task. The Nationals have never won a deciding Game 5 in the playoffs, and they’ve never advanced past the first round. Tonight’s first pitch is scheduled for 8:08 p.m. Kyle Hendricks will start for Chicago. Washington has yet to name its starting pitcher for tonight.

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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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