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Bus Driver Shortages Are Latest Challenge Hitting US Schools

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00:52 sec | 1 year ago

Bus Driver Shortages Are Latest Challenge Hitting US Schools

"Starts in many districts and school leaders across the region are scrambling to hire school bus drivers that includes Fairfax County public schools. We've been experiencing a driver shortage for some time. It's even before Covid. Francine Furby, the director of transportation for the Fairfax County School system, says her school district isn't alone. Kurt Magnuson, executive director of the National School Transportation Association, says shortages have been an issue for years and the coronavirus has made things worse. We're not immune to any of those conditions that affect other industries, Ver B says. In Fairfax County. Parents are being asked to be flexible and patient, Madison says the same. They're in a lot of cases going to be picking up extra routes. When that bus driver does come around to pick up your trialed Be kind to them because they're part of the solution. Kate Ryan. W. T. O

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Some Maryland School Districts Requiring Proof of Vaccination

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00:47 sec | 1 year ago

Some Maryland School Districts Requiring Proof of Vaccination

"Three Maryland school districts Montgomery, Prince George's and Howard counties. In a pre taped message to Prince George's County school employees, Dr Monica Goldson made the announcement All Prince George's County public School employees will be required to either show proof of vaccination. By Friday, August 27th or submit to weekly on site testing. Montgomery County Public schools issued that systems back to school plans online and like Prince George's County schools, employees will have to get vaccinated or undergo weekly testing. Howard County was the first school district to announce mandated vaccinations for staff. We also will continue vaccination clinics throughout the fall, Howard County School Superintendent Dr Michael Martarano announced the policy at the Board of Education meeting. Thursday. Kate Ryan, w

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Tesla double-charged some customers for new cars

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Tesla double-charged some customers for new cars

"Degree attempted murder. Kate Ryan w T. O p. New new Tonight. Tesla, a double charge some customers for new cars. Now, those drivers say they're struggling to get refunds for the added charges for the affected buyers in an interview by CNBC amounts taken from their bank accounts range from $37,000. That's the price of a bass version. Tesla Model three sedan around 71 grand, he that price of a new Tesla model y

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Students in Montgomery Co. will begin returning to classrooms in March

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Students in Montgomery Co. will begin returning to classrooms in March

"County was the last jurisdiction in the reach. And to have a total ban on the indoor dining. Kate Ryan. W T. O p. New news this afternoon a transition to in person learning Once again we'll start next month for Montgomery County Public School. Students who choose to small groups of students with special needs can begin transitioning back March 1st with other groups to follow March 15th. Number of students allowed to return will be based on staffing and

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"The twenties overnight. Good evening. I'm Dimitri Sodas. I'm kin Duffy, the top local stories We're following this hour. It was expected and now it is here. Montgomery County Health Investigators say they have seen two cases of the South African Corona virus variants in a briefing with Montgomery County Council members, Health officer Dr Travis Geils. Said to county residents have the South African strain of covert 19. The case is worth hi to travel in that community transmission at the time. The findings were preliminary. But Governor Larry Hogan has since tweeted that the State Health Department and the CDC confirmed those two cases that follows a previous report of another case of the same variant in the Baltimore area. South African variant is reportedly more easily spread and other strains of covert 19 Kate Ryan w T. O P News staying with Montgomery County, it could soon start and that is restart indoor dining. It would become the last jurisdiction in Maryland to do so. Those in charge in Montgomery County say they still don't believe it's safe. A draft executive order to allow indoor dining in some capacity is being sent to the Montgomery County Council tonight. The order must be approved by the council and the county's emergency manage. Mint office. The final sign off is not likely until next week. We're gonna be following this story very closely for you here on W t o P. Some D C students returned to physical classrooms today, We'll have more about that in a moment. But first Fairfax County students are still weeks away from returning school Superintendent Scott Bray brand, asking the school board to approve a mid March date for limited return to in person learning. The school superintendent has proposed that all Fairfax County Public School students begin receiving at least two days a week of in person long. Running starting March. 16th Perfects County public schools is ready to bring back students to in person instruction, Scott Great Brand told the school board work session. School. Children need to be back in school for their academic, social and emotional well being. The risk are far greater and not returning students at this time, Some school board members voiced early support for the timeline. The board will vote at it's Thursday meeting, particularly on O w. T o P knew as we mentioned some D C schools, welcome students and teachers back into the classroom. Today, I actually volunteered to come back in while Amelia's is a teacher here Columbia Heights Education campus and says she's excited to be back has been focusing on preparing her students. There's a little bit of fear and apprehension coming in in a very different way of the 9000 students heading back to class across the district. 350 will be returning to this school. They'll attend classes in groups different days of the week. Temperatures are taken upon arrival. Kids, then head straight to their classroom where they spend the day as their teachers rotate in and out. Principal Maria to Callie really have worked very diligently and the school district has provided So many resource is we feel very confident that we've created a safe environment. Melissa how w. T O P. NIS.

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Police officer who died after Washington, DC riot always wanted to be an officer

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Police officer who died after Washington, DC riot always wanted to be an officer

"After he engaged with Trump supporters during Wednesday's riot inside the Capitol and as authorities piece together what happened His family has a request in a statement about the death of 42 year old Capitol police officer Brian Sick, Nick, his family asked. That his death not become a political issue. A statement from his brother can said that sick Nick, originally from New Jersey, had always wanted to be a police officer and had served in the New Jersey Air National Guard before eventually joining the Capitol police in 2008. Statement says. Quote Brian is a hero, and that is what we would like people to remember Sick. Nick died of injuries Capitol police say he sustained while physically engaging with rioters on Wednesday. His death is being investigated as a homicide. Kate Ryan w T. O P new now the latest on the Corona virus, more than

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Anthony Brown Urges Another Impeachment of Trump Following Insurrection at U.S. Capitol

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Anthony Brown Urges Another Impeachment of Trump Following Insurrection at U.S. Capitol

"President Trump a subversive And says in a statement that the president should be removed from office after today's rioting on Capitol Hill that even led to the deadly shooting of a trump supporter, representative Anthony Brown, called President Donald Trump, a rogue commander in chief, and a credible threat to national security. Brown, who serves Maryland's fourth congressional District, issued the call for impeachment. After a day in which the U. S. Capitol was breached by rioters, Brown said an after action review is needed when we could do that. Then we'll get to the business of figuring out what we need to do differently and better so that this doesn't happen again. Kate Ryan w. T.

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"Another bill sponsored by council member Will Jawando would bar what Jawando calls rent gouging, boosting rants along transit corridors. Kate Ryan w T. O P. News, the New year brought a pay raise for Marylanders earning the minimum wage. It rose by 75 cents yesterday to 11 75 an hour for people who work for employers with 15 or more employees. The minimum wage goes up to 11 60 an hour for employees at businesses with 14, or fewer employees. This is the latest increased part of the legislation approved in 2019, under that law of the minimum wage in Maryland, is scheduled to go up 75 cents a year until it reaches $15 an hour in 2025. The world's richest people just got richer in 2020, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, The world's top 500 richest people added about $1.8 trillion to their combined wealth this past year, bringing them to a total net worth of $7.6 trillion. Right at the top of the index is the founder of Amazon and CEO Jeff Bezos worth approximately 190 billion. His tech company profited during the pandemic. When lockdowns had more people shopping online. Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk saw the greatest wealth increased last year. He's now worth 170 billion Bill Gates is in third place. Bloomberg reports that combined Bezos and Mosque had an increase in wealth of about $217 billion in one year. That's roughly.

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Story of Washington DC’s hawk family is now a book

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Story of Washington DC’s hawk family is now a book

"They family saga that gripped Washington in the spring. It's now a book. Yet none of the family members is quoted. That's because the book is the story of a hawk family that moved into a nest along Connecticut Avenue. Jennifer Packard, a photographer who lives in Washington, D. C, captured the story. The red shouldered hawks, who drew crowds to a bridge over the Klingle Valley trail along Connecticut Avenue this spring, and we were so worried about you know, Cove it and our democracy, But this this just froze all of that. We were just suspended in time watching this Hawks family, the title of the book and raptured by Raptor. There was Libby, the mom, Cleveland Covert and Dorothy, the three Hawk hatchlings. And the father, Walt, who had a close call. After being tangled in fishing line, He was spotted dangling helplessly, nearly 50 ft in the air. He was rescued by all Moon Raptor Center of Maryland. They nursed him to health and then returned him to the wild. Had they not been able to do that The family would not have had a high survival rate. Kate Ryan w T. O P knew. Would you like some more ways that potentially get

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Art installation featuring origami doves visits Washington DC National Cathedral

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Art installation featuring origami doves visits Washington DC National Cathedral

"But there is the hope that it could reopen and hope is what a new art installation of the cathedral is all about. The more than 1000 folded paper doves that float above the navel. The National Cathedral are part of work of art that's traveled around the world artist Michael Pendry explains. The flock has grown because at each spot The public is invited to create their own. That's the idea behind it that this flock grows from place to place from country to country and crosses borders, Pendry said. Many had messages written on them. Some heartbreaking, some inspiring. That's about freedoms about pieces about love that these are the main things that people really worry about, and want to. Have involved in their lives more than having a new car having a bigger house. Kate Ryan. W T o P.

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"Today because we want swift justice. We want to know that folks will be held accountable. Kate Ryan w T. O P knew the feds have broken up. What appears to be a cyber scam by two websites falsely posing as biotech firms creating vaccines and treatments for Corona virus. The U. S attorney's office in Maryland says it has seized two domain names using fraudulent names. Logos and graphic similar to modern, A and re general. Now, prosecutors say the creators of the sites were trying to collect personal information to use for fishing and malware attacks. Websites were registered in Malaysia and Nigeria. New data shows Students in Arlington County are really struggling with online classes just like students, another nearby school district. The Washington Post reports. The percentage of middle and high schoolers failing classes is up about 1% from a year ago. The problem is worse in high schools, and the report says students with disabilities and students whose first language is not English, are failing at an even higher level. To remedy this, Arlington plans to offer some in person learning for failing students through work space programs. That's supposed to take place at various school sites after winter break. Schools in Montgomery, Fairfax County's and the district are also reporting similar issues. 6 23 movie Going Habits drastically changed this year because of the pandemic. So as we approach the end of the year, what were the best movies of 2020? Let's go to w. T O P film critic Jason Fraley..

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"Family, said. He'll conduct an investigation and he was critical of D C government, not just the police. It's not black lives matter. It's not holding police account. Their true policy is Support the police by any means necessary. DC Police say there's an active investigation underway and there are no further details to provide Kate Ryan w. T. O P News star journalist and legal expert, Jeffrey Toobin has been fired by the New Yorker magazine today, the swallows an investigation into last month's incident, in which he exposed himself during a zoom call with colleagues to been set out a tweet announcing his firing this afternoon, he writes, he's worked at The New Yorker for 27. Years. Toobin was also one of the most visible figures on CNN as legal analyst and he has not been on the air since the incident. 6 50 to the former head of the Air Force Research Laboratory is facing sexual harassment charges more from federal news Network Scott Moss, Cioni and Air Force investigation found enough evidence to charge major General William Coolie for sexual assault. The charge stems from in August 2018 incident where Cooley allegedly made unwanted advances by kissing and touching a female victim. A woman is not a member of the military or Defense Department employees. Cooley was relieved of commanding the Air Force Research laboratory in January. He's since been working on Airforce material commands Digital campaign Preliminary hearing will take place in January. Scott Mosconi. Federal news Network Up next in money news. As that rally back today, what a house in D C. That's a million dollar investment. Now I'm Jeff label 6, 53. And now on the every.

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"For one made into come apart. Kate Ryan w T. O P. News, There's an urgent reminder from Virginia State police to focus on safety and constructions. Bones after a crash sent a trooper to the hospital late Friday night. That trooper was sitting inside her patrol car inside the work zone along eastbound I 66 in Arlington around 11 30 Friday night when she was hit. She suffered what are described a serious injuries but is out of the hospital. Now the two people inside the striking car got out and ran. Police later arrested the passenger 37 year old Christopher rush of Woodbridge, and they charged him with obstruction of justice and being drunk in public. But the woman who was driving got away and police say Rush is not helping them identify her. Police officers in Fairfax County say they're pleased to hear chief at Rosler is retiring. After months of reported discontent with his leadership. Rosler has been the chief of Virginia's largest police force for more than seven years. He's stepping down in February. There been a tremendous amount of pressure for him to resign or to retire. Fraternal order of police Lodge. 77 president Brad Carruthers says Chief Ed Rustlers retirement couldn't come soon enough for officers that have given the department a shot in the arm that change will becoming in September. Brother says 300 officers joined a listening session with the chief and spoke to deteriorating morale. One officer who asked that we don't use his name, spoke to the lack of confidence that the chief would back them up. Up if they had to use force on a suspect, so people are minority over that line is and they're afraid of the chief throwing him in handcuffs in July after Rossler admonishing officer later indicted on three counts of assault and battery for his arrest of a citizen, the F O P wrote to Rosler urging. He stepped down for others cited a poll of members were 98% said they'd support a formal request for him to resign. I definitely believe if if you're doing your job, your your employer should have your back Anthony Guglielmi with the Fairfax County Police says Rustlers retirement was planned for a year. And says the chief quote, said the department will never be in a better position to transition to the next generation of leadership than it is right now. Meghan Cloherty w T. O P NEWS Fairfax County Fire investigators are asking the public for help figuring out what caused the fire at a large abandoned house on Halloween because more than $621,000 in damage. Firefighters arrived just before midnight at the house in the 1000 block of Bellevue Road, the McLean area of the county to find it partially collapsed with fire shooting through the roof, Teenagers and young Adults often gathered at the house, so investigators are wondering if the fire was set or was started accidentally. If you saw suspicious activity at the house in the weeks leading up to October, 31st the investigators would like to hear from you. Christopher Cruz. W T o P News. So you tell B news time. It's 7 15.

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Back To School For Montgomery County Students With Phased-In Hybrid Learning

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01:01 min | 2 years ago

Back To School For Montgomery County Students With Phased-In Hybrid Learning

"Montgomery County could be going back to school in small groups. After the start of the new year. The reopening would be phased in with hybrid learning and an eventual return to in person learning for all students by February, small group instruction with hybrid learning could begin by January 12th in Montgomery County schools. With kindergarten 6th and 9th graders coming back English language learners and students in special education programs would also be in the first phase two return school board member Pat O'Neal. I'm appreciative that will be sticking our toe in the water to bring back Children. In the second phase. Students in pre K 2nd 3rd 7th and 10th grades would return and soon after. Kids in 4th, 5th, 8th, 11th and 12th grades would be back in class. By February, all students could be back for in person learning. All of that, of course, depends on metrics, including the average daily increase in cases over a 14 Day period. Kate Ryan. W T o p News.

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"Part of governor Larry Hogan's latest plan to help small businesses struggling because of the Corona virus. Pandemic includes $100 million that would be held in reserve used after the bulk of $250 million is distributed. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot called the announcement a good start, but said it didn't go far enough. Franchot has repeatedly pushed for the governor to release an additional $500 million in direct aid to businesses. Mike O'Halloran, director of the National Federation of India. Bended business, said the financial relief is welcome news but emphasized the funding would only buy time. Kate Ryan w. T. O P News training that Khun Better equipped first responders to handle some of the challenges of covert 19 is now being offered virtually in Maryland because of the pandemic. It's called mental Health, First Aid training, and Maryland was the first state in the nation to offer it in 2008. It could help police firefighters and empties better recognize the signs of mental illness and substance abuse so they can respond appropriately. The 6.5 hour training program can now be completed online and those who do earn national certification. Maryland Secretary of Health Robert Neill is encouraging all first responders to go through the training so they can ensure people get the care they need and reduce the stress. They go through on the job. Michelle Bash. W T o P NEWS Coming upon w T O P Thousands of federal employees may be reclassified will have the details on that 5 36 If you don't know, PPC, if you don't know if you don't know Oh, tt If you don't know, targeted display, social Media Man website Development mail marketing. You don't have to All you need to know is 2060 Digital. We can help you with the digital marketing your business needs but maybe doesn't understand or have.

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"Next month or two. We may not need it. Hogan said He's not optimistic that a federal stimulus package will be agreed upon before the election. And businesses need the help Now. Kate Ryan w. T. O P News. 605. Virginia's governor supports the idea of discouraging racial profiling A traffic stops, but Ralph Northam didn't sign a bill to stop it. He expressed concern about language that prevents police from pulling over unsafe vehicles and wants the bill amended to reflect those concerns. That way. The bill will still at officers pull over cars for issues like broken headlights or tail lights, A metro mayor culpa. The agency says there was a problem with the investigation when some Red line trains decoupled, trapping riders a few weeks back, But Metro insists it was not evidence tampering After cars on a red line train decoupled earlier this month near Union Station, leaving some passengers stranded for hours, Investigators discovered that someone may have manipulated evidence, Metro chief safety officer The Impastato admits evidence was not secured properly, but not out of trying to hide anything. There were no attempt made of nefarious ts origin. We believe that this wass the results of the lack of clear and consistent communication. And enabled by gaps in our process for securing evidence. Metro Board members are also concerned that there was no way to communicate with the passengers stranded after the cars they were riding uncoupled Kyle Cooper w T. O P didn't by the way. Metro still doesn't know why those trains decoupled he But here we have your traffic and weather next 607. Why do some in Washington advocate for lowering the cost.

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"Top local stories we're following this hour, a DC church that sued the city over Corona virus restrictions is offering up in Amen this morning. After earning a big legal victory, 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 protein Yes. 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 air 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, a Montgomery County police officer will not be charged in the deadly shooting of a silver spring man. Ah, special invite Stig Ation concluded the officer's actions were reasonable. Pluto Peas, Kate Ryan, reports and report includes intense sound of the fatal police encounter, which some may find disturbing. It was May 7th police were called to the White Oak section of silver Spring to find 30 year Old Finn on bear. Hey with a large kitchen knife in his hands. Montgomery County Police Sergeant David Cohen pulls up steps out of his cruiser with his weapon drawn almost immediately. Berhe rushes towards Cohen, who backpedals tonight. Down there. Hey, is silent, but doesn't put down the knife or get down on the ground warning. The next part is hard to listen to Cohen calls out Get on the ground. I don't want to shoot to hear. He rushes at him going fires a voice from a witness calls out to bear him, calling him Finn. Prosecutors from Howard County who were called on to investigate incidents involving Montgomery County police. Found the shooting to be a reasonable use of force. Given the circumstances, Sergeant Cohen can return to the force. There will be an administrative review. Kate Ryan w. T. O P News president Trump has suggested that he has the power to direct law enforcement to monitor polling places for a potential fraud. But D C's attorney general is pushing back. Do you see? Attorney General Karl Racine is countering that message? I think Trump has no such power. W T o p asking D C deputy attorney General Cake Konopka. If Trump is trying to intimidate poor, Democratic, black and Brown voters from casting ballots to the extent that it could serve to be a chilling effect on any member in D, C and voting, we want to make sure that that does not Mr Trump has consistently cast doubt on the election, believing there's potential for widespread fraud. Tanaka, saying their office is committed to doing everything within their power to ensure the voting process is safe and secure. Ken Duffy w GOP News Early voting in Virginia continues to surge, The Washington Post reports. So far nearly 887,000 Virginians have voted in person by mail or by hand delivering their ballots. To a registrar's office or drop box. The number of ballots already cast is approaching a quarter of the 3.7 million counted for the entire 2016 general election. The turnout so far puts Virginia one of a handful of states to kickoff balloting 45 days ahead of Election Day, well ahead of most states in early voting. It's 107. Get ready. Get set. Seoul This is Dave Johnson..

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"Bank in a member F D I C. 7 35 economic relief Talks abruptly ended yesterday is President Trump ordered Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to stop negotiating with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi until after the election. However, late last night, the president reversed course just before midnight. The president on Twitter said he is willing to sign a stand alone bill to provide $1200 stimulus checks for millions of Americans. His action came just hours after he suddenly stopped negotiations to come up with a comprehensive stimulus package. Mr. Trump ordered Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin toe end talks with Democrats. That moves sent stocks on Wall Street spiraling That's correspondent Steve Futterman, another late night tweet from President Trump said he would approve funding struggling industries, including airlines and small businesses. Those proposals falls short of what Democrats won. In Roman number typically go up and down in the first week of school. But in Montgomery County, there is a notable change. Sean McGee tracks enrollment figures from Montgomery County public schools. He explained that as of September 30th, a total of 161,150 students enrolled. That's a drop of nearly 1200 from two weeks before. He also noted that compared to last year, the number of students withdrawing to go to non public schools outside of Montgomery County Zepp dramatically last year, This number was 148, and that number has increased to 1018. McGee didn't elaborate on what might be behind the shift. It was also a discussion of the need to reach out to students who were checking into their online classes, but then turn their cameras often aren't actively engaged in instruction. Board member Pat O'Neal said she'd been hearing from teachers concerned about the issue. Kate Ryan w T. O P News still ahead new charges against ST Louis homeowners who pointed guns at protesters, 7 37.

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"And 79 in the district at 3 15. The Arlington County board has approved plans to expand Pentagon City's Metropolitan Park is the area makes way for Amazon's new headquarters. The 2.5 Acre Park is part of Amazon's community benefits package and will be a $14 million renovation project to preserve Met Park near the plan. Crystal City headquarters. The Arlington County Board approved the master plan last night, one of the challenges of the project, maintaining access to other buildings and preserving on street parking in the area while also building on top of underground parking garages. We still have a lot to do to develop the technical details, but certainly have done all of the preliminary analysis to make sure that those garages can withstand what we're proposing in the scheme. Today, the headquarters in the Parker expected to open in 2023, Melissa L. W. T o Penis. How do you keep kids engaged online? Hour after hour, One Anna Rondo County teacher found help with sitting right at her feet. So she invited her golden retriever to the virtual classroom. His name is bare. Is four years old, and he's a ham Thursday of last week. I actually called him up to my lab, You know, so the kids could see him in the camera, and they're like, Oh, he's so cute. And he's Becky Hamilton's golden retriever drafted to help lighten the mood in her virtual fifth grade classroom at Pershing Hill Elementary School in Anna Randall County for parents worried that virtual learning is leaving their kids with rusty reading skills. Hamilton encourages reading for fun, Let them read what they want, and hopefully that will encourage them. To read more. And as for getting through another extended period of online learning, it's a matter of keeping a sense of humor and being patient. Those of my two pieces of advice Kate Ryan w. T. O P. News for many kids recess is one of their favorite parts of the school day, and it's probably even more important during distance learning. A lot of school systems are including time for recess in their virtual school day. It's a chance to get away from the computer and get outside the pass a football or bike rides with friends were also spending a lot of time inside the house. Doctors say recess is important not just for the physical activity, but the social aspects and putting problem solving and self control. Without a teacher blowing a whistle at the end of recess. You Khun probably stick your head out the window and call your kid home or they can set an alarm on their phone. Dear Lord in staying W t O P knows worried about privacy. On Google Street view you can make changes..

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"22 and thousands more students begin their school year. Virtually today in Virginia students in Fairfax, Arlington, Loudon and Prince William County's and the city of Alexandria begin classes online. And in Maryland. It's the first day of class for students in Anna Rundle, Howard and Baltimore County's and also the city of Baltimore. Keep it here with w T o p and the w t o p dot com Throughout the day, we'll have updates on the start of the school year. It's a 22 on a mom from Northern Virginia, said she was determined to make this school year better than last, and not just for her own kids. So she created something called Project Headphones. The Weber is blunt about how last spring went for her kids in the Arlington. Blix school system. I think that for the most part, all parents would agree that the spring was somewhat of a disaster. It's no one's fault, she says. But this year when she learned that headphones would be crucial for success for kids who are learning from home Once again, she created a go fund me page and kicked off Project headphones. Her goal. To get them to every kid who needs a pear and her wish that remote learning Khun go better this year, and I understand the enormous burden. This is going to place on teachers, but I think it really can be done. She figured the least she could do. Is try to help Kate Ryan w T. O P knew more kids around the region are heading back to school today, although it looks pretty different than it did last year. W T O P wants to see your back to school photos and videos. You know how we like to do that. We also want to know how it's going for the kids share your back to school stories.

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"Phase three. Reopening. What should you expect? Cate Ryan. Some businesses will need action plans before joining others entering Phase three in Maryland. I'm Christi King. And House Speaker Nancy Pelosi being criticized for indoor hair salon visit Dow Closed up for 55 1 17 s and closed up 54. 5 31 now to the breaking news. The CDC says states and cities should be ready to give the corona virus vaccine to healthcare workers and other high risk groups as soon as late October. The new guidance on getting ready was sent out on the last day of the Republican convention the same day, President Trump said a vaccine might arrive before the year's end. And I H is Dr Anthony Fauci and FDA head Stephen Han recently said a vaccine could be available for certain groups before clinical trials are finished. In other news, Maryland moves into Phase three on Friday because the virus has slowed here. And while some counties are moving ahead with the plan, Montgomery County is sticking with its go slow approach. Montgomery County Executive Marquel Rich made clear the county won't be rushed into moving to Phase three reopening as officials continue to deal with the spread of the Corona virus that some of the states with the worst cases now that jumped ahead to phase three more states that lower loads than we did. At that point. They made the decision that it was party time again, which didn't identify those states but said they suffered willfully. For them and their people suffered for it. So we're going to be careful. You make decisions when you get to the point where you think it's safe to do so I can't give you a time on an update on the county's approach will likely come before the Labor Day weekend. Kate Ryan w T. O P News. Other counties are moving.

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01:41 min | 2 years ago

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"This weekend. Gorgeous temperatures around 80 plenty of sun and low humidity. 74 meteorologist Lauren Records 76 degrees of DuPont Circle Now 73 in Rockville and 74 in Annandale. 8 41. Many states have had moratoriums on evictions for months because of the pandemic and rampant unemployment. Now the White House is making it a national mandate. This will be good news for many renters faced with being forced from their homes. The directive Holt's the eviction of certain renters through the end of the year. Head of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, says the order will provide relief for millions. Senior administration officials say the director of the CDC has the power to take actions deemed necessary to prevent the spread of a communicable disease. Steve Futterman CBS News a steep drop in transit revenues because of the Corona virus, means cuts, maybe coming to Marc Rail and Baltimore Regional Bus Service. The Maryland Transit Administration pointed to a sharp drop off in ridership in revenues because of Cove in 19. And that's translated into proposed reductions in Marc Rail Service on the Camden and Pen Line's trains for 18 and 4. 10 on the morning North bound Pen line would be cut and self found. Service on train for 23 would also be eliminated on the Camden Line. Morning service on the eastbound train, 8 44 would be cut. In the afternoon. 8 48 eastbound service would also be discontinued. Virtual public comment sessions are planned for the fall. No specific date has been given. Kate Ryan w T. O P. News, Maryland has got nearly $2.5 million in federal funding to help fight unemployment insurance fraud during the pandemic. Maryland and other states continue to.

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Montgomery County, Maryland, allows restaurants to keep their lights on

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00:52 sec | 2 years ago

Montgomery County, Maryland, allows restaurants to keep their lights on

"County leaders consider relaxing more Corona virus restrictions on businesses. They say their plans to close straits the restaurant's conserve more people. Outdoors has been a success. On Monday, the Montgomery County Council will look at changing some of the features of the face to reopening plan, including allowing museums and bowling alleys to open County Council member Andrew Friedson says the closure of some streets that allowed restaurants to create adequate social distancing outdoors. Has worked well in Bethesda for two reasons. I think certainly Bethesda is set up as a very urban environment. And he said the annual taste of Bethesda Food and Crafts Festival has a concept similar to the so called street. Every program. The areas that are closed off are part of what is closed off for the taste of Bethesda with the same type of barriers with the same type of traffic changes. Kate Ryan w T. O P News

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From ‘pandemic pods’ to mask breaks: What Johns Hopkins experts say about back to school

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00:51 sec | 2 years ago

From ‘pandemic pods’ to mask breaks: What Johns Hopkins experts say about back to school

"Virus. When their kids are going back to school or getting together in pandemic pods. The question of mask breaks has come up. Is that a good idea? Double d T o peace. Kate Ryan has our latest look at parenting in a pandemic doctor and that Anderson, deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Safe and Healthy Schools, said anecdotal accounts of the spread of Cove in 19 after mask breaks were allowed suggest they may not be a good idea. Instead, she says, we have to help our young people to know how to keep their masks on, Anderson concedes. That's a tall order, but I think that we have to have more practice around how students can give incentives. Fact or being a strong and here's to this mandate because it's part of the safety protocol. Anderson spoken to Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Webinar Back to school concerns. Kate

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02:06 min | 2 years ago

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"Charges and helps if you need to fix them Capital one. What's in your wallet? See Capital one dot com for details. Three GOP on this August 6th, 2020 of Thursday. We've got cloudy skies 85 some rain showers in a few spots. Good afternoon. I'm Sean Anderson. The top local stories we're following this hour are linked to a double d t O. P's look at parenting in a pandemic. First, the Corona virus face off between Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Montgomery County's health officer. It's over the blanket order by Dr Travis Gales that all the counties private schools have to stay closed until October 1st team coverage begins with the double D T o P. Skate. Ryan Maryland's Secretary of health, Robert Neill has issued a memo to all county Elf officers making clear that state health policy is that if a school has to be closed for health reasons, it must be done on a case by case or school by school basis. The memo comes after Dr Travis Gales of Montgomery County issued a new directive to keep private schools closed until October. His rationale, public transmission rates and case rates of covert 19 are still too high, a lawyer for private schools and parents, Timothy Maloney says. Geils is well legally defying the governor's order blocking blanket closures of schools, private or public. Kate Ryan w. T. O P knew most American parents are still squeamish about President Trump's call tohave. All kids go back to school for in person classes. Comes from a new Washington Post Char school survey. Just 16% of parents favor all in person classes. A plurality of parents surveyed, 44% do say they would like their schools to offer a hybrid model of online and in person classes. All virtual education was favored by 39% of parents. Pull interviewed. Nearly 1200 parents late last month, had a 3% margin of error when the new school year begins. Should kids play sports can kids stay safe? Getting back into organized sports? I think the answer is yes, but.

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01:33 min | 2 years ago

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"House Speaker Adrian Jones wants to repeal the Civil War era state song, Maryland, My Maryland. The song, written by a Confederate sympathizer in 18 61 refers to President Abraham Lincoln as a tyrant and a desperate and there's also the phrase northern scum. Maryland State Senator Cheryl Kagan has tried to repeal and replace the song and in 28 King. I proposed just calling her current state song, The historical State song. There are people who say We can't deny our history. So rather than trying to erase it or deleted Let's just re categorize it. Kate Ryan w T. O P News coming up a new book written by a local governor. It's 7 45 sports at 15 and 45. Brought to you by your local Honda dealer Don't settle for less than a Honda. Here's Rob would fork amid questions over whether college football will be played this fall. The Big 10 has announced a conference only scheduled for fall sports in 2020 which would eliminate some long distance travel and help the Corona virus testing process. The A C C, though it has not yet made. An official announcement is reportedly expected to play a conference on Ly Slate as well. And include Notre Dame in the mix. This all comes a day after Ivy League schools decided to cancel fall sports entirely. The nationals were back on the field today for a workout described is more casual than yesterday simulated game. But before that, Team got their World Series rings, and it's hard to beat the reaction from Adam Eaton on Social media again. I.

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01:34 min | 2 years ago

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"No says the proposal from the operator of the dollars Greenway to raise tolls 30% over the next five years is an insult and their residents already avoid the Greenway because of its cost and the best piece of evidence. As the population of loud and county has increased since 2005. Ridership on the Greenway has actually gone down. Board of Supervisors Traer Phyllis Randall says the Greenway would become a class based system that disallows people from using it. The log unstained w GOP New to Maryland highway workers have been killed in work zones in the past month, and Al W. T. O P. S. K. Ryan tells us the state's transportation officials stop topped the state's top transportation official, I should say has a simple request for drivers slow down and move over the so called move over law in Maryland, was initially enacted to protect police and emergency workers. We're vulnerable to speeding traffic as they respond to crash scenes. Maryland Transportation Secretary Greg Slater says state transportation trucks are often sent to those scenes to act as a buffer since 2016. We've had 30 of them hit on the side of the road, and we've had four of our trucks hit this year that were staged to protect law enforcement on the side of the road doing their job. Under current law, drivers must move over when they come upon work zones as well. And if they can't They have to slow down Kate Ryan w. T. O P News Police are searching for the person who shot a man in the leg during a House party here early this morning in Middleton, Maryland. That's in Frederick County, police say when.

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Maryland police chief resigns after reports of discrimination within department

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01:45 min | 2 years ago

Maryland police chief resigns after reports of discrimination within department

"Four prince George's county police chief Hank Stawinski resigns following a scathing report outlining complaints of discrimination and retaliation within the police department's more from WTOP's Kate Ryan prince George's county police chief Hank Stawinski resigned hours after the ACLU of Maryland released in ninety four page report alleging dozens of incidents of racist conduct by white officers the same reports said that when black officers complained of racism within the department they suffered retaliation Bob Ross with the prince George's county chapter of the N. double ACP said his organization had called for a no confidence vote against storing ski who is white prince George's county executive Angela also Brooks issued this statement announcing Stravinsky's resignation effective immediately Kate Ryan W. T. G. O. P. news and I'm Michelle bash the report supports a lawsuit filed on behalf of thirteen officers of color prince George's county police lieutenant Sonya's Allah coffer is one of them I think your report was able to gather understanding of the police department and provide a clear understanding of the unfair practices under chief Kaminski she believes the chief's resignation was coming because she and others were asking for change for so long and nothing was done we want to see equity fairness unbiased policing and genuine transparency Michelle bass WTOP news also Brooks is holding a news conference tomorrow at noon about there's the ACLU also releasing a report that says DC police disproportionately targeted targets African Americans when they stop people on the streets we are still awaiting a response from DC

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Unrest erupts all over US, including Washington DC, following the death of George Floyd

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01:23 min | 2 years ago

Unrest erupts all over US, including Washington DC, following the death of George Floyd

"Has spread across America riots and protests breaking out in at least twenty major cities sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis things were tense here in DC even close to the White House White House went into lockdown mode things evolved very quickly we were actually at our life position outside when we started hearing chanting and yelling we heard people saying things like George Floyd's name I can't breathe I even some anti trump slogans like Hey Hey ho ho Donald Trump has got to go those were the types of things that we were hearing that CVS is Nicole Killian in Maryland leaders and Anna Rundle county are denouncing the actions of the Minneapolis police officers who were involved in George Floyd's arrest the people all over this community who have just reached the point of being fed up Carl Snowden with the caucus of African American leaders joined Anna Rundle county executive Stuart pigment and civic activist in denouncing the death of George Floyd a black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes Snowden urged the county executive to keep money in the county budget for police body cameras with body cameras have proven to be is that I'm blanking out there will tell a story that is not based on people's perspective of what happened Kate Ryan WTOP

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Washington DC, Montgomery Co. keeping coronavirus restrictions in place for now

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00:38 sec | 2 years ago

Washington DC, Montgomery Co. keeping coronavirus restrictions in place for now

"Are slivers of hope this morning when it comes to easing restrictions in Montgomery County but getting to re opening will take a bit longer according this morning to county officials Montgomery county executive Marc Elrich says he is not ready to give a date for reopening the county to match the state's phase one relaxation on covert nineteen restrictions but county health officer Dr Travis gale said there are some hopeful signs nine of the past fourteen days we have seen decreases in the number of new cases overall dance calls the spike of more than seventeen hundred cases in a single day on Tuesday an aberration Kate Ryan WTOP

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Washington D.C. - Maryland governor says coronavirus tests acquired from South Korea under guard at undisclosed location

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00:58 sec | 2 years ago

Washington D.C. - Maryland governor says coronavirus tests acquired from South Korea under guard at undisclosed location

"Maryland governor Larry Hogan said the half million tests for corona virus that came from South Korea are going out he pushed back against reports that a few of them only a few of them had been deployed we are utilizing the test we have thousands of them that are being deployed Maryland governor Larry Hogan speaking on Washington post live took issue with the post on reporting indicated feel with the five hundred thousand corona virus tests flown in from South Korea had actually been put to use Hogan said thousands had been taken to the eastern shore where testing center of produce stadium has been set up health officials there couldn't specify how many tests they had and all of those how many might be from South Korea the National Guard and the state police are guarding the status at a undisclosed location they're helping us distribute the test Hogan said they'll be used at nursing homes around the state nearly half of Maryland's deaths from covert nineteen have happened in nursing homes and assisted living facilities Kate Ryan

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Washington - maryland coronavirus cases pass 10,000

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01:00 min | 2 years ago

Washington - maryland coronavirus cases pass 10,000

"Maryland has passed the ten thousand mark in total number of virus cases in state health leaders are trying to anticipate what they'll need in terms of medical supplies Greg Todd deputy secretary of operations at the Maryland department of health was asked if Maryland has all it needs to protect healthcare workers as they respond to the corona virus he told lawmakers what's been ordered much of it from China we've got probably seven or eight million different PP items between surgical masks and N. ninety five masks and gloves and gowns Todd also told members of the general assembly's joint workgroup on covert nineteen that the state has access to two thousand additional ventilators and four hundred seventy more are coming from the federal government I think at this point we're probably safe with the ventilators that I can change over the next few weeks of the cases out worse and Todd has plans for distribution will shift according to conditions and where the needs are greatest Kate Ryan WTOP

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01:31 min | 2 years ago

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"Hurts like I missed my students I miss my co workers I miss being in my school Kate Ryan W. T. O. P. traffic and weather on the aids and when it breaks good news work on the internet we just west of George avenues they have completed their operation running the cable across the beltway so they should be in the process of clearing everything out of the travel portion same delays are quickly using so good news they're still working on the outer loop of the beltway I should west of old Georgetown road name to the big curve over the two seventy S. first day right past the work zone in on the internalization up from river road toward the exit for the two seventy spar and the three left lanes have become the acts of for this first single file right did you bother work sound and that extends on to the spur beyond the beltway overpass is before all lanes re open still working in Maryland fifty eastbound exit east of the valley toward seven of four two right lanes past the milling and paving on the Virginia side still working on the beltway interlude there I. sixty six two right lanes getting by the work for you get by without supply no worries on the alley between McLean and Alexander you're running wild I ninety five north from Fredericksburg up to developing spring feel good shape no incidents reported the roadway still work in south on ninety five as you approach and pass the exit for route six thirty Stafford X. one forty there blocking the left lane that's three three ninety five north I've been working with the Shirlington circle headed up towards Washington Boulevard we're getting by that work two lanes to the left rich hundred WTOP traffic as we.

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President Trump will become first president to speak at March for Life

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00:27 sec | 2 years ago

President Trump will become first president to speak at March for Life

"Carried participants for the forty seventh annual March for life for dotting the streets around the national mall and marchers who oppose abortion rights are meeting up somewhat signs others with matching hats saying March for life many energized by a personal appearance from president Donald Trump the first time a sitting president will attend the March in person on the national mall Kate Ryan WTOP news we've got much more information about the March at WTOP

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