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Washington DC schools begin looking at challenges for the next school year
"D C public schools They're still trying to get through one of the most difficult school years ever. But the school system is starting to look at the challenges looming over next year. Last week. Schools Chancellor Lewis Therapy was adamant all students should expect to be back in the classroom at the start of the next school year. This August. Pressed by D. C. Councilman Robert White about the what ifs. Of health and safety guidelines say no, Farabee says there are backup lands. There's a number of different ratios on and in scenarios that we continue to play. And through all those accommodations cost money, though, and with costs going up, schools have been thinking creatively about how to reallocate their resource is but pressed on whether that meant jobs could be lost, he said. We did realize a decrease in enrollment, and that has implications for school budget, John Dome and W T O P
Washington, DC police shoot armed suspect, 1 man found dead
"Armed man in northeast D. C last night, and near that seen another man was found dead. The investigation Ongoing. Now see police officers were called to the 5900 block of Children plays northeast for what the acting Police chief calls investigating trouble call. It's where a man was found on the ground dead nearby. Another man carrying what is described as a Long gun, which acting Chief Robert Conte says he refused to put down the officers engaged the suspect of far too shot. That suspect was also injured. The suspect has been taken to an area hospital with now police. You're trying to figure out the connection between those two people and what happened in the moments before they arrive. Think it speaks to, you know the level of violence that we see in terms of people having access to firearms? John Dome and W
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"Cases up from yesterday's 4795 case is the Commonwealth also reported 50 deaths up from 30 yesterday. Maryland reporting 3292 new cases today. And 47 deaths. Searches on in Montgomery County for a car police say was involved in a hit and run in Hillandale at around 8 30 last night of the county's police department, says a 66 year old man was struck while crossing New Hampshire Avenue near Elton Road. That man later died at the hospital. The striking car drove off after the crash. Investigators believe the car was a 2000 and seven or 2000 and eight Nissan Ultima or Centra, which now has damage to the left front bumper and fender area. If you see it, call Montgomery County Police. A Maryland man has been put to death at a federal prison in Indiana early this morning, half for his role in a triple murder. 25 years ago, 48 year old Dustin Higgs was pronounced dead just before 1:30 A.m. dying by lethal injection. After spending years on death row. Higgs was convicted of murder and kidnapping charges back in 2000 following the 1996 murders of 19 year old Tameka Black 23 year old machine Chin in 21 year old Tangie Jackson Higgs was the one who drove the three women Dip, a toxin National refuge and Laurel where another man, then shot them. The shooter was sentenced to life in prison. Higgs is final words included naming the three women in declaring he was an innocent man who did not order the killings. John Dome and W T o p News. Eggs. Execution is the 13th and final scheduled federal execution under President Trump..
Christmas trees and lights selling out amid pandemic demand
"Christmas lights They've been in high demand this year is even people who don't normally put them up on their homes decided they need some holiday cheer. But sometimes setting up the lights doesn't always go as planned. When you make Christmas lights you're going to inevitably get the call When something goes wrong. John to Cosmo, the president of the ultimate tree company has gotten Out of those calls were working with this customer, the better part of 30 minutes, and they're really trying to get the lights set fixed. Sometimes that solution can be pretty simple. When we said to them are you plugged into power? It was only then that we could help them fix the lights set, and sometimes the problem could have easily been prevented right away because the plug was on the wrong end, John Dome and W T O P
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"D O D veterans and their families are members are the mission. Learn more at Navy federal dot organ Jack Taylor w T o p Traffic storm team for meteorologists. Lauren Rickets sunshine with increasing clouds today Temperatures Net upper forties were in the forties overnight and then head to the low sixties. Tomorrow. Rain pushes in mid morning It will be with us all throughout the day. The heaviest rain tomorrow afternoon. The overnight hours leading into Christmas morning. Now temperatures around 60 tomorrow will be breezy. We could have some flooding. We do have a flood watch for everybody. But after midnight going into Christmas morning temperatures moved from the upper fifty's down by 8 A.m. on Christmas morning into the thirties. With windshields in the twenties. Could end isn't late period Snow Christmas morning, But we're drying Christmas with decreasing clouds. I'm starting for meteorologists warn records right now we've got 36 degrees at Dulles Airport is 36 B wi Marshall 37 at Reagan. National this'll his w T o P Your resource for today's top news, traffic and weather, always connected and constantly updated. W T O p never miss a moment w T O P s top news has brought to you by long fence 20% off savings on fences, Tax and papers. Go toe long fence dot com. Good Wednesday morning. I'm John Dome and Teddy Gilman is our producer and coming up. The president calls the coronavirus relief package that passed this week a disgrace. He's threatening a veto.
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"It's Thursday, November 26th 2020 Happy Thanksgiving scattered rain today highs in the mid sixties. Mm hmm. Good morning. I'm Nikolai Nellie. The top local stories we're following this hour. The coronavirus numbers continue going in the wrong direction in the D. C. Region Yesterday, D C Maryland and Virginia combined firm or new reported coronavirus cases than on any other day we've seen in the pandemic more than 5500 of them. This was Dr Anthony Fauci on Good Morning America just yesterday. A sacrifice now could save lives and illness. And to make the future much brighter as we get through this hospitalizations in Maryland and Virginia are at their highest point since May, Maryland announcing more deaths from the coronavirus yesterday than any day since June. In Virginia, the positivity rate is 7.5% in Maryland, over six and three quarters. The plea is sacrificed this year so you can have future holidays with your loved ones. John Dome and W T. O P knew the largest county in Virginia is offering up more information on Corona virus cases and those who may have been exposed to the virus. Fairfax County Online coronavirus data Dashboard includes case counts positivity rates. But now the county has launched a new section in their dashboard that features an overview of their contact tracing efforts. The new metric show How many people who test positive are reached by tracers and of those how many are interviewed within one day. According to data from earlier this month, Fairfax County's 400 tracers reached 86% of people who tested positive and interviewed 85% of those within one day. They also show success in calling people who may have been exposed to those new cases reaching nearly.
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"Most part One issue, though. Florida Avenue Rhode Island Avenue crash reported in the intersection. Nothing apparent in the camera, but with caution for what? Maybe they're out of camera view. And Crawford. W T o P. TRAFFIC STORM Scene four meteorologist Samara Theodore this afternoon high temperatures are climbing into the mid to upper fifties. Now we've got a lot of clouds around today. We've got a good amount of dry time is well. Rain does begin as we head through the overnight hours. Arrange chances increase after sunset, and we're likely to see rain late tonight into early Monday morning high temperatures tomorrow we'll be in the low to mid fifties. The good news about our Monday is the rains out of here very quickly were Sonny most of the day. But a bit on the breezy side with Gus is highs. 25 plus MPH Tuesday brisk upper forties low fifties sunny and dry as we move into the holiday time frame, we are looking at our next disturbance. Rain showers are likely late Wednesday. And then we could even see that rain stick around into your Thursday. Something to watch for it may pull out a little bit earlier may stay throughout much of the day. High temperatures will be in the upper fifties on Wednesday and low sixties Thanksgiving Day. I've served in four meteorologist Samara Theodore. Right now we've got 53 degrees and rested its 51 in Gaithersburg, 54 in Woodbridge, and it is 51 degrees here at W. T. O p This'll his w T o P Your resource for today's top news, traffic and weather, always connected and constantly updated. W T O p never miss a moment w T O P s top news has brought to you by long fence 20% off savings on fences, decks and papers. Go toe long fence dot com. Good Sunday morning. I'm John Dome and Teddy Gilman is our producer and coming up. A judge tosses out the latest Trump campaign lawsuit in Pennsylvania, a second antibody drug used to fight.
Washington DC Bike Ride is off this year, but organizers still want you to pedal for a purpose
"Our partners at care first will make a donation of $25 for each ride taken on your behalf to an organization called Dreaming Out Loud. First. Brown is the managing director for the D C Bike ride, which supports Community based food programs that fight hunger and provide access to healthy foods. It starts this Monday and runs through the following Monday. You can register up to four rides every day. They're hoping to hit 1000 John Dome and W T O P NEWS. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has
Construction continues on Amazon’s Washington DC HQ2
"The D. C area. Instructions underway on two massive towers, the company's building in Crystal City and Amazons, cutting the ribbon on the last office building your plane. To lease here in the region. We have over 1000 people currently working there. Brian Houston is a vice president of public policy with Amazon. All of this is happening even as remote work becomes more and more popular, including at Amazon, where people can work from home through next summer. We were all trying to figure out what's working barn it will look like, But he says the growing acceptance of remote work won't change Amazons plans for future growth here. We're on track to meet our goal of marrying 25,000. People over the next 10 years in Arlington, John Dome and W T O P NEWS, Ethiopia
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"We have 62 in Southeast. The check brought to you by lend the plumber trusted Same day service seven days a week. 11 20. It was a race that has been too close to call since Election Day. But now with a nearly 8000 Volt lead The Associated Press, projecting a winner in the race for US house in Virginia's seventh Strict. It was a result delayed by the counting of mail in ballots. But in the end, US representative Abigail Span Burger will be reelected to her seat in Virginia Seventh District. The former CIA operations officer defeated Republican Challenger and former U S. Army Green Beret Nick Freight is in a close race span. Berger was elected to the job in 2018 when the House saw a Democratic wave. He already announced her victory The day after the election, the Virginia district went to President Trump in 2016, Mike Murillo. W T. O P News 11 21, a hit run driver, striking a Virginia state trooper this weekend. Be careful and pay attention. That's the message from police in Virginia after a state trooper was struck from behind while she was stopped inside of a mobile work zone this weekend. It happened around 11 30 Friday night in the eastbound lanes of I 66 near the exit for Sycamore Street. The driver. Brander passenger both got out and ran on foot. Eventually, police found 37 year old Christopher Rush of Woodbridge. He's been arrested on charges of being drunk in public and obstruction of justice because he's refusing to help police identify the driver who is still on the run. The trooper suffered serious injuries but is now recovering at home. John Dome and W T o p News blocked roads construction utility interruptions. Businesses along the Purple Line project in Maryland say the construction hit them hard and Bind with the Koven 19 pandemic, They're struggling to stay afloat. Lawmakers in Maryland say there is help available to them. They're appealing to Governor Holden to take some action finish. Premier owner of Red Chillies restaurant into coma, Park says When the purple line construction started business slowed, were struggling really hard at this time, so we really need help Maryland to delegate General Wilkins and a group of state lawmakers are calling on Governor Larry Hogan to release.
More than 96 million Americans have voted with one day to go until Election Day
"Of Americans have already voted. Millions are are going going to to the the polls polls today today to to vote vote in in that that person. person. We We begin begin our our team team coverage coverage in in Virginia. Virginia. That's That's where where polls polls open open at at six six o'clock o'clock this this morning. morning. They're They're going going to to stay stay open open until until seven seven tonight. tonight. Heavily Heavily GOP's GOP's Neal Neal Augenstein Augenstein is in Prince William County. Voting began here at six o'clock at suddenly, United Methodist Church. If you're voting in Prince William County somethings to know this year, there's a drop off box in the parking lot. If you asked for and received a mail in ballot, but didn't send it back. You can line up 6 ft apart and vote inside as usual, And this year there's curbside voting You park in the area designated for curbside. A poll worker will bring a ballot out to you to fill out and you could watch the worker scan your vote into a machine that's brought out here into the parking lot. And Prince William. Counting the Lord Constant W T o P knows w t O P is John Doman isn't Maryland this morning where the polls are opening soon, Voters can start cranking Laver's and marking ballots. It's 7 A.m. in Maryland, on top of voting for president and members of Congress, Maryland voters are being asked about changes to the state budget process in the legalization of sports betting. Each county has some referendum questions to the polls close at eight tonight and just be aware some of the normal pre things aren't going to be used this year because of Corona virus. The full list of polling places in Maryland can be found at w t o p dot com In Maryland, you can register and then vote today as well. John Dome and W T O P News.
Washington DC's mayor warns businesses to board up their windows in preparation for election day
"Unknowns when it comes to Election Day, But D C is mayor is planning ahead to keep the city safe. Muriel Bowser says she's asked the National Guard to be on alert in case of an emergency. In the meantime, Local businesses are also preparing for possible protests and vandalism, and some of their stores have been boarded up since the summer demonstrations about George Floyd. While some businesses are boarding up their storefronts as a precaution, the city has indicated that they are not Acting to have any protests or violence. Liotta AG Arenas is the executive director of the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, she says. If a business decides to board things up, it is an individual decision. People have to be based on their knowledge and their tolerance and their own emergency plan. Back in June, more than 80 businesses saw their glass storefronts damaged 25 of them were looted. And many of the windows that are boarded up downtown are a result of those incidents in downtown John Dome and W T O P. New protests are expected
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"Well. So they've never been served by a high quality rail like first class transit product. The new bus line starts picking up passengers at 5 A.m. on Wednesday, and we'll run every 7.5 minutes. During rush hour bus drivers will be allowed to drive on the shoulder along some parts of 29 even hold a light on green until they get through John Dome and W T O P News. Montgomery County Police investigating a deadly crash in German town last night. It happened just before midnight dead. Our 20 year old driver Dylan Bansi and his 18 year old passenger, Marianne Hardisty. They were both from German town. They're 2013 Jeep Wrangler, crushed on Ridge Road and Morning Star drive just before midnight Last night. It rolled over several times. D C. Public fitness centers and swimming pools have been closed since mid March. That's about to change. Starting October 13th. The D. C Department of Parks and Recreation will reopen fitness centers and lap pools. But you have to have a reservation and a picture I d to get in a reservation is for 45 minutes of swimming or working out. The reservations can be made on the department's website. But you could on ly make one per day and up to four a week. They can also be made up to a week in advance. Already, thousands of reservations have been made for the first week, but there are still some slots of ale. All while the pool and fitness centers maybe open the locker rooms and changing areas are not. So you have to show up in your activity clothes and wear a mask all the time. Unless you're swimming. Michelle Murillo. W T o P. News. Do you have a rainy day savings account of so called emergency savings account? We'll stay with this In a moment. We'll tell you how to develop 1924..
Judge allows Washington DC church to resume outdoor services despite city's COVID restrictions
"Capitol Hill Baptist Church to go ahead to begin holding outdoor services in the district. The church had sued the city over prohibitions against holding services even outdoors, Noting that city leaders actively participated in protest over the summer. The judge's ruling Indicates that the church is likely to prevail when the case is heard in court while the church has been holding outdoor services in Alexandria, a statement from a pastor there says the church is in talks with a variety of outdoor venues in the district about moving services from Virginia back into the city, John Dome and
Washington DC church wins injunctive relief from federal judge, can start holding services
"Capitol Hill Baptist Church has been awarded injunctive relief by a federal judge and will be allowed to begin holding outdoor church services in the city. The church has been meeting in Alexandria during the pandemic. But after city leaders staunchly Supported in attended protests. Earlier this year, Church leaders asked for permission to begin holding outdoor gatherings in D. C. The church went to court after the city denied those requests, and the judge's ruling means it was likely the church would prevail. A pastor there says in a statement that church leaders are now speaking with a variety of outdoor venues in D. C about holding services in the future. John Dome and W T O P News
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"Good Sunday morning. I'm John Dome and Luke Luke. It is our producer coming up. The president makes his Supreme Court nominee known and at 9 41 will talk about it with a George Mason University law professor, North Korea quietly building its nuclear program. I'm J J Green. Is it coated 19 or the flu? What's being done to help doctors figure that out? I'm Michelle Bash w th the news time 9 31. President Trump is nominating Judge Amy Cockney Barrett to take the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U. S. Supreme Court, and now the Rush is on in the Senate to get Barrett confirmed before Election Day. President Trump Introduce Judge Amy Cockney Bear as his nominee for the Supreme Court, with both making efforts to preemptively answer critics Amy Cockney Barrett. Will decide cases. Based on the text of the Constitution, as written If confirmed, I would not assume that role for the sake of those in my own circle. And certainly not for my own sake. I would assume this role to serve you. If Barrett is confirmed by the Senate, the 48 year old who now sits on the seventh U. S Circuit Court of Appeals would become the youngest associate justice on the current Supreme Court that CBS News correspondent Skylar Henry reporting from the White House. The Republican National Committee is planning to spend $10 million on ads meant to push for support for Coney Barrett's confirmation. The ads will run primarily online. But her nomination is expected to be used to appeal to voters in election battleground states like Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Florida, where conservative Catholic and evangelical voters in particular will be targeted. GOP is also planning events and protest to help push her nomination forward. More than seven million Americans have now been infected by Cove in 19, and the death toll is tops 240,000 people far more than any other country. As the global death toll from the pandemic closes in on one million, the World Health Organization warns that number could double before vaccine is available unless we do it all. The numbers. You speak about our not only imaginable, but unfortunately and, sadly, very likely across the country. Some states are doing their best to provide a safe since of normalcy in Texas. A visit to the state fair now means a drive through masks and timed entry ticket. It's a lot of fun to get in the house and do something like this. Even under the circumstances, New York City continues to open with caution, making outdoor dining permanent that CBS's Daniel Bacchus it's 9 33. Today, hundreds of Melwood employees of differing abilities are on the front lines to stop the spread of the Corona virus by providing cleaning services to more than 60, federal agencies and military sites in D C. Maryland and Virginia. As a nonprofit organization, Melwood relies on your generosity to provide job trading and support for people of different Abilities so they can succeed in their jobs. Go to mellow dot or to donate cash or car or donate through CFC to 1166. The University of Florida is building an unstoppable future by expanding access to education and technology. To do this. The University of Florida is.
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"If you've already bought those items, the money won't be used to help reimburse those expensive eligible businesses have to be in the city and have an active sidewalk cafe permit a temporary Walk, Cafe permit or a summer garden or sidewalk cafe endorsement from the city's alcohol regulator, John Dome and W T O P News. New this morning, D. C is putting Delaware back on its list of high risk states. Delaware was taken off the list of the end of August after a date a fluctuation first put it on the list just before Labor Day. Four other states were added to the newest list of high risk states, including Alaska, Arizona, West Virginia and Wyoming, while California, Hawaii and Ohio were removed from that list that brings the total to 31 states that now on the list. Anyone coming into D C from a high risk state must self quarantine for 14 days. Still to come here on w T O P helping families avoid the heartache of suicide, which claims to many teenagers suffering in silence. It's 707. All your food is out there unwrapping a McDonald's steak, egg and cheese bagel. Look at this steak and the juice running down the side a little bit on the wrapper here. And then a fluffy egg and really cheese photo was looking just so good. Mmm. Grilled onions on about a Bago. Two thumbs off from McDonald's steak, egg and cheese Bagel for breakfast. Love it more bump up participating McDonald's The go through some emails. Check your calendar. See that You have a 45 minute break in the day between meetings realized this is your moment. So you drive right. McDonald's to pick up something.
Washington DC high school seniors turn on their computers for the first day of virtual school
"For tens of thousands of high school seniors around here today, they are going to miss the swagger and the excitement that comes with starting their last year of school. It's not going to go the way that Jake knew, and so many other high school seniors imagine their last first day of school would go and passed. I've always seen like the people in grades above me do all their like. Last first day pictures and like their new outfits for the first day of school for us, it's just schools in our living room, you know, so it'll definitely be weird. Instead, the parking lots here, it buoy high school are going to stay quiet all day long. Now, new admits Virtual learning has some perks. You could be in a couch or even in bed, as opposed to like sitting up in a desk. But at this point, there's been no senior pictures taken yet this year. In fact, there's a part of him that things he's already set foot in Billy High for the last time as a student, I do I think we'll be virtual for the whole senior year and then I think they're going to end up trying to make things up for seniors at Buoy High School, John Dome and W. T O P New
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"Mostly cloudy highs will be in the low eighties and then on Sunday, numerous scattered showers and storms will return. Mostly cloudy and highs of the the upper eighties. 75 right now in person feel 72 in the plate, a 74 northwest Washington thinking Matt 10 52 when the pandemic hit, people started driving a lot less, and it means demand for express lanes in Virginia has plummeted. Lot of people still working from home right now and work from home is not good for the company running the 95 in for 95 toll lanes in Virginia. Now there's fewer cars out there on the road. That translates to less toll revenue coming in in April of this year toll revenue fell 90%. Sent on the 95 express lanes run by Trans urban compared to April of last year. The 4 95 express lanes on 86% drop in revenue in April to you don't have people choosing to pay that toll to take those express lanes. You're going to see that McGurk, the trans urban spokesman, revenue on the state run I 66 tolls also drops 90% this spring, John Dome and W T o p News. Well, coming up here in money News thee thou is heading a little higher. Why? Your refi will probably cost more. I'm Jeff Global. It's 10 53. If fear and arrogance caused the world such suffering can they're opposites, Love and humility. Heal the world. A free talk explains how details a Christian science DC dot ord. Hi. I'm Patrick singles owner A new look home design I'd like to share with one of our roofing customers say with everything going on in the world. We just weren't going to mess with the roof. But we kept hearing new look say how easy they make it and they were offering a deal through August, So we decided we'd give it a shot. It was great. They offered us a virtual or on site estimate. We went with the on site. When the guy came out. We felt totally safe. He had a mask booties and was really cautious thing We like the best is they break down the product and the price. It's ridiculously transparent. He showed us everything. And the price was great, too. They took off half the price of the roofing materials and got us approved for an interest free payment plan. Well, that sounds pretty easy. Find out why Over 30,000 homeowners have chosen.
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"Com. Married to pump the W T o P traffic not too shabby. There's a weekend. Lots of drive time yesterday was beautiful. It was hot. It was muggy, but it was gorgeous. And we had a few thunderstorms yesterday afternoon just a few same deal today, 20% chance that you'll see them where you are. One or two of those could be strong, but today looking very similar yesterday where we're going to have Plenty of sunshine. Those temperatures in the low to mid nineties It'll feel warmer with the humidity like the mid to upper nineties in that 20% chance of afternoon storms seventies overnight, possibly some panty fog in your Monday Tuesday Wednesday more of the same load mid nineties plenty of sunshine during the day humid so don't feel like the mid to upper nineties and we'll have some small chances of storms each afternoon. I kept Thursday dry. We stay in the low nineties with a lot of humidity, and Friday Saturday could be a soaker as we watch a rain moving up from the South. But temperatures remain right around 90 degrees all through this week. I'm 17 4 meteorologist Lauren Rickets. If you're not at 80 degrees, yet you will be soon It's 80 in Fredericksburg 79 buoy it's 79 here. W t. O p 81 across town at the National Arboretum at 9 31 This is w t. O p Your source for today's top news, traffic and weather, always connected and constantly update in your car at home at work and told to go W GOP. Never miss a moment and Good morning. I'm John Dome and Luca Luca is at the editor's desk. Coming up. Two fatal shootings Mar Fourth of July celebrations in Chicago in South Carolina here in D C as well, 1/3 1 Been exposed to covert 19. A study is looking for ways to neutralize the virus inside you. I'm Christi.
Washington - Black Students Matter rally hopes to highlight education inequity
"We we continue continue to to follow follow the the marches marches and and rallies rallies going going on on all all around around the the region region as as part part of of Juneteenth Juneteenth WTOP's WTOP's John John Dorman Dorman was was at at freedom freedom plaza plaza with with a a group group of of educators educators are are calling calling for for more more support support and a reduction in police inside DC schools they started at freedom plaza right in front of the Wilson building this demonstration organized by teachers who say DC mayor Muriel Bowser needs to do more for them we're not a priority we want to change ninety Taylor a teacher in ward eight is the one who took the bullhorn and let this March down Pennsylvania Avenue with her was Elizabeth banana teacher at another school in southeast they they don't don't get get the the same same fair fair shop shop at at students students in in ward ward two two and and ward ward one one and and afterwards afterwards and and that's that's not not fair fair those those marching marching today today also also wanted wanted to to see see equitable equitable funding funding for for all all schools schools in in order order to to narrow narrow the achievement gap making sure that my students have just as much of a shot here than any other kid along Pennsylvania Avenue John dome and WTOP news
Washington D.C. protesters dance outside mayor’s home, demanding she defund police
"Good morning I'm John dome in the top local stories we're following this hour protest initially ignited by the death last month of George Floyd while in the custody of police in Minneapolis have continued this weekend here in and around the world with attention getting drawn to the deaths of two more black men early this morning police in the city of Atlanta announcer officers been fired following the fatal shooting of twenty seven year old radar Brooks on Friday night another officer is on administrative duty the city's police chief has resigned meanwhile last night here in DC dozens of protesters descended on the home of mayor Muriel Bowser demanding that she D. phone to the police in dance to music or what they called a block party there Asians between the demonstrators and nearly two dozen police officers who guard at the mayor's home even as some of the protesters danced inches away from the faces of police sometimes flashing them the middle finger the mayor was inside her home during those demonstrations which lasted until about eight PM in all there been protests here just in DC for the last sixteen days
What are the odds? Why sports betting in Washington DC isn’t a hit with all gamblers
"News some gamblers are complaining about the way DC is running the new sports betting apps even though there are many games to wager on right now the bats are more expensive than your average trip to Vegas or Jersey it has to do with the odds sports books typically set odds on games that you bet a hundred and ten dollars to win a hundred if you're right in DC it's closer to a hundred and eighteen dollars to one hundred and you want to get the casual better involved and the lines that they are stop motion right now doesn't really do that and it also turns off C. and better result shooter is an analyst for Penn bets dot com which covers the gaming industry now the DC lottery argues it's gambit app isn't supposed to run like typical casino sports books and then it said sides in order to turn a better profit for the city that is going to resonate with the experience better is as more markets complying to say John dome and
Sports betting in the District adds to huge market growth in the Washington DC region
"But despite a general lack of sporting events to bet on you are now able to legally bet on sports in the district between that and the casino venues open in Maryland and West Virginia you might be surprised at how big gambling is around here now it took just a few years the DC region which includes Baltimore and West Virginia is now the fourth largest gaming market in the country behind only Nevada New Jersey and Pennsylvania Casey Clark is with the American gaming association he says even though the ways you can wager your money have increased in recent years and I think it's not just going to the casino floor I think you're seeing people go to the great concert venues or governor of the great restaurants and as Maryland and Virginia look to join DC allowing sports betting I think there's a lot of room for growth here especially since state and local governments face looming budget problems now John dome and WTOP
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"To cooking classes to private dinners some shops will even bring a labour Penrose to your backyard so we're gonna bring that to your backyard teach you how to roast a whole pig and the whole thing will be interactive you can schedule these experiences at the time of your choosing but pay now so the restaurants can pay their employees or their rents John dome and WTOP news let's see the fly for unemployment in Virginia you're still waiting for that pandemic benefit bump tens of thousands are eligible for the extra thirteen weeks of jobless pay but they haven't gotten it because the state hasn't got the program up and running yet a spokesperson says the Virginia employment commission hopes to have it all online by July second Virginia is not alone by the way eighteen other states have not started giving up the extra money at either nine fifty three here on WTOP the White House apparently skipping its traditional summer economic projections just months before the November election co founding editor of politico John Harris tells WTOP the White House is saying the move has nothing to do with politics or pain is that the conditions right now are so unusual the economic situation is so fluid that the data that would be in the projection is simply unreliable would be meaningless critics court is saying that the reason they don't wanna do the projections because they know it would be so bad in the political consequences of that would be so obvious but the white house's name at this point there's no point in doing such a project the news comes as the number of jobless claims filed during the pandemic tops forty eight million coming up in money news house H. B. O. Max.
Virginia to expand outdoor dining for businesses, potentially into parking lots, sidewalks
"Northern Virginia is expected to enter phase one of recovery tomorrow and restaurants are going to be making some major changes when restrictions begin to lift in Leesburg town council has voted to allow restaurants to term parking lots into outdoor dining area most of the debate was focused on what can be done for downtown restaurants which don't have parking lots the short answer is that we're still working on that during phase one re openings it was made clear closing streets to make room for tables on sidewalks will work we don't know what exactly the guidelines of the in phase two other than the the general Max from gathering limit rises from ten to fifty but even a close in the block of king street from market to allow them would clearly increase more than fifty people so that's going to be problematic so while Leesburg still brainstorming ideas for downtown the options are limited John dome in WTOP
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"Miss out so they recorded and posted Beethoven's ode to joy on their Facebook page not only does it offer those staying at home a performance but Dr Osman contract says this lets these young artists enjoy the audience they work so hard for if I just play to myself yes I enjoy it I'd like to be elected the operation something this online performances giving students who can't get it in person this year and now they're working on a bigger project for the summer so keep your eyes out for their fourth of July pandemic production Michelle Morello WTOP news let's face it we're starting to get used to wearing those masks and grocery stores and elsewhere but when was the last time you cleaned yours the CDC says we're supposed to be washing our cloth masks on a regular basis during this pandemic other experts saying that means every day doing so is as basic as it sounds though use open how water shortages running through the washing machine at home don't wear it again until it's all the way dry running it through the dryer the preferred method there when you're not wearing it keep it in a new paper bag which will keep the mask safe from germs the CDC is asking us all to wear cloth masks and keep the surgical an N. ninety five masks available to medical workers in those on the front lines of this John dome and WTOP news let's check in the overseas market straight ahead stay with us we've seen breakdowns in lockouts hazards slowdowns and full stops one hundred and eighteen years of the county so a triple a we're speaking from experience when we say we can get through anything by navigating it together to everyone out there keeping the world moving we promise to help you do the same is the triple a dot com slash keep moving to see how we are doing our part this is doctor will Jansky from rocky gorge animal hospital hoping that you and your families are all safe and healthy we're open twenty four seven for your pets as always we now have home delivery.
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"Sunday morning I'm John dome and Luke Lucas at the editor's desk coming up the U. S. is approaching a grim milestone nearly a hundred thousand deaths now from corona virus protests have blown up in Hong Kong again today thousands of people met by tear gas space force warning Russia to back off I'm Gigi green WTOP news time we're coming up now on seven thirty one CBS news update has U. S. covert deaths edge closer to the one hundred thousand mark today's New York times has no pictures on its front page just the names of some of the victims national editor Marc Lacey we have about balance and name and this represents just one percent of that number he Paul who has died at the corona virus in the United States with covert restrictions easing nationwide many Americans headed for the beach this Memorial Day weekend this woman traveled from northern California to catch the rays in LA we've been on shelter in place for so long the weather's beautiful and we just wanted to get away many churches opening their doors again because it nineteen means no big crowds of war cemeteries the Vietnam War vet Brian Rooney but his granddaughter to LA's national cemetery these are the heroes we always talk about a pass by these are the people that give us our freedom CBS news update on Vicki Barker seven thirty two now police in Hong Kong have been firing tear gas at thousands of protesters in a popular shopping district this weekend after demonstrations against China's proposed tough national security legislation for the city broke out in the streets returned to the streets in protest Sunday the biggest since the mass pro democracy demonstrations of last year fell silent because of the global corona virus pandemic Hong Kong right police squads fired multiple rounds of tear gas and water cannon at crowds in the city's central shopping district of causeway bay as protesters chanted anti government and anti China slogans this latest fury is in direct reply to Beijing's new proposal for national security legislation for the city Rainey Inocencio CBS news Tokyo north Korea's state media says leader Kim Jong moon is convened a key military meeting to discuss bolstering its nuclear arsenal and putting his country strategic armed forces on high alert it is his first public appearance in about twenty days the Korean central news agency says the meeting of the central military commission set forth new policies for further increasing nuclear deterrence Russia has talked to the U. S. for years here on earth and now what's happening in space but the Air Force is about to change that the Russian military has harassed the U. S. on land sea air in cyberspace and now in space but today they're being warned we need to deter people from taking hostile action against us but if deterrence doesn't work we need to be able to defend what we've got here for secretary Barbara Barrett says Russia's been stalking U. S. satellites since last year but they're working on a plan to help better defend those satellites we need to know what the rules of the road are so they're hammering out some things right now what we can do what they can do and what it what how close is too close more about their plans on.
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"It as this terrible disease is killing so many people essere also of loss of livelihood but having survived three weeks in the hospital with corona virus there was both relief and joy in his voice any credits his faith in the support of his congregation for getting him through everything it's been a deeply moving experience for me to see just how this amazing community has reacted to this crisis in to give him hope for how the nation will continue to respond to we will come out of this stronger than we went in John dome and WTOP news in other news a man from Montgomery County as girlfriend have been charged in connection with fire Saturday church in Wheaton the manager in charge just a few days earlier with painting a swastika on a local synagogue investigators believe me was just getting started Andrew Costas his girlfriend Rebecca Mader thought is allegedly helped him build the Molotov cocktails but the couple through at a church in Wheaton they're both charged with second degree arson in other towns but she told Montgomery County fire investigators that cost as well as satanic she said he called himself the anti Christ and he had plans to vandalize ten churches and three synagogues Costas was charged a few days earlier with a hate crime for spray painting swastikas on a Rockville temple the log constraint WTOP known that's the money news the Dow finished the day down yes the local housing market has slowed I'm Jeff Montgomery county's.
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"Books are being taken out replaced by something that could be pretty helpful right now generate stable ten ability knows she's one of the lucky ones working from home every day with a steady paycheck still coming in and so I was really looking for is some way to give back to the community earlier this week she took out all the books in her little free library and started putting food inside of it her neighbors around Kinderhook lane quickly added to it helping her turn that library into a little free pantry it's here for people to you her only role is give what you can and take what you need and I would just add to that sanitize your hands in blue John dome and WTOP news there be a blue hue lighting up the sky in some places tonight it's a collective salute to the millions of essential workers on the front lines of the pandemic in cities across the country in stadiums concert venues and historic buildings they're going to be a wash in a blue light to say thank you it's being called the light it blue initiative in this area Capital One arena and Baltimore's M. and T. bank stadium are taking parts well ahead in money news we'll take a look at stock futures just ahead of the labor department's report on unemployment eight twenty four today's innovation in government report highlights the government's IT modernization opportunities Nicholas space the chief federal technologists that snow flake says the robot economy is coming but agency shouldn't be scared about the robot economy is not going to be taking the jobs from our experts it's going to be informing our experts in better ways we don't want an A. I. assigning prescriptions to a patient what we really want is for the A. I. to say I've seen this combination of factors in a multitude of other folks and there might be a rest to giving the same prescription out that's the sort of informing construct that we really want a I am out to take on there's no point in gathering this data if we don't use it for something and that something maybe has been a dot dot dot so the last couple of years it's really come into focus as being a work force enabler and inefficiency seeker let snow flake carousel and their reseller partners help you imagine what your agency is capable of listen to the full program at federal news network dot com keyword innovation in government.
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"I'm John dome in a banner day for Maryland basketball in Biel streak ends for the wizards I'm Robert for its three B. C. B. S. news on the hour your home for a regional reporting hi Maria Garcia as corona virus continues to spread across the nation classes have been suspended at several universities on the east coast including Columbia and Hofstra in California passengers aboard the grand princess cruise ships are expected to disembark in Oakland later today twenty one people on that ship have been infected with corona virus overseas the government in Italy has imposed quarantines that the outbreak worsens there CBS news correspondent Charlie d'agata is in Rome in the war against corona virus Italy chose the nuclear option a complete lock down a quarantine of sixteen million people twice the population of New York City a region that includes Venice and Milan it's financial capital a quarter of the country's population nobody in or out until April third in a country already on the verge of a recession oil prices continue to plunge but CBS news business analyst Jill Schlesinger says that's a double edged sword the good news is that if you are thinking about driving a car over the next few weeks you're probably going to see gas prices drifted lower the bad news is that US oil producers rely on oil being at a high enough level so that they can make money so this is not very good for the energy industry in the United States Twitter has use its new manipulated media label for the first time on a video clip featuring Joe Biden the video retweeted by president trump chose the former vice president stumbling during a speech he says the words excuse me we can only re elect Donald Trump but his full statement actually was excuse me we can only real like Donald Trump if in fact we engaged in the circular firing squad here CBS news tech consultant Larry maggot as the campaign goes on I suspect we're gonna see a lot of examples where people post on Twitter Facebook and other social media platforms images videos speeches and other media that is in some way manipulated or truncated to change the meaning of what the person said or did what it takes something out of context and the platforms are struggling with ways to at the very least label this type of deceptive content Twitter's new policy was enacted after years of criticism that the company has not done enough to prevent harassment on the platform the White House is ramping up its response to corona virus and the trump administration has a new chief of staff to help with the efforts here's this nation's Margaret Brennan on North Carolina congressman mark meadows Mulvaney will be moving into a job as an envoy to this is CBS news never miss a moment top news from W. T. O. P. twenty four seven three sixty five listen on air on Alexa and on the W. T. O. P. app what kind of help does the IRS have.
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"Klay to be the victim of a porch pirate I'm John dome and WTOP news time is five o'clock this is CBS news on the hour your home for original reporting I'm but Michigan there are increased concerns about the corona virus here and around the world we're learning more about the second confirmed case in the U. S. reporter Joe Gomez in Chicago the CDC says a woman in her sixties was diagnosed with the corona virus after returning to Chicago from lu Han China last week she has been isolated at a local hospital and is in stable condition the woman flew through o'hare International Airport the same airport a group of university of Wisconsin Platteville students pass through after they to travel to hand China the students are being monitored for any symptoms of the virus Joe Gomez for CBS news Chicago latest word is that the city of Wuhan China will build a second designated hospital to treat corona virus patients there the death toll has a past forty now the trump defense team gets its chance to make its case in the Senate CBS is Tom Foley in his final opening summary before turning the impeachment trial over to president trump's defenders house intelligence committee chairman and leap from prosecutor Adam Schiff painted his plea for first more witnesses and later the removal of Donald Trump from office as a historic time I believe this may be one of those moments a moment we never thought we would see a moment when our democracy was gravely threatened and not from without but from within now Mr trump's legal defense takes over twenty four hours of opening arguments over three days Tom forty CBS news Washington and that is scheduled to start at ten AM eastern time and Harvey Weinstein's rape trial in New York Friday testimony from actress Rosie parens she said that fellow actress Annabel us your told her in the mid nineties that one scene raped her but she couldn't go to the police because he would quote destroy her shearers attorney Gloria Allred.