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"monument hill" Discussed on WTOP
"44 in DuPont circle 39 in Germantown and 44 in Columbia. Temperatures will be in the 40s for the remainder of today. It's 1140, another confederate monument has come down in Richmond. This time, the statue of general AP hill has been removed. The process was complicated because the generals remains are buried underneath the monument. Hill's descendants agreed to have his remains moved to a cemetery on culpeper, but they have been appealed, they have appealed recent rule links to have the statue taken down, despite that the city took it down earlier today. The money will be kept in storage while the case goes through the expected appeal process. AP hill was Robert E. Lee's most trusted lieutenant, Lee's statue was removed back in 2021 from richman's historic monument avenue. It also in Virginia governor Glenn youngkin's proposed policy to require students to use the sex listed on their birth certificates has some concerned about what that will do to young people's safety and their privacy. Let's just say a child is questioning their sexuality. That's a moment when a parent very much needs to be involved. Tiffany Johnson with moms for liberty says the idea that governor youngkin's proposed model policies take away protections that schools were somehow providing is nonsense. It is clearly politically driven. Dwayne Wright is director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at George Washington university. They don't have somewhere to turn to. This Northern Virginia high school student says the new policy doesn't take into consideration what young people are saying. For politicians to just consider parents views as opposed to students ever. The harms the students in the long run. The award can stain double P nus. We've got more from students, parents, and the state of Virginia in our in depth report at WTO P dot com. At Georgetown university student held a sit in with other students Saturday, Hannah Giles is accused the college of not taking enough action after a white student went on a racist tirade. Happened last April when she says a white student yelled racial slurs from a window of one of the residents halls, including yelling that they, quote, all need to die. I also campaign police campus police law security footage needed to identify the student. She spoke with our news partners at NBC four. Judge John university protects Teresa. They lost footage. How is that possible in 2022? In an email to the university community, Georgetown acknowledged how they fell short in responding to the incident and are committing to enhancing the bias reporting system. Tis the season to travel and triple-A is out with some new projections that show nearly a 113 million people will journey 50 miles or more this holiday season that's an increase of more than 3 million people over last year and closing in on pre-pandemic numbers. In fact, this year is expected to be the third busiest year for holiday travel, since triple-A started tracking numbers back in 2000. Triple-A's spokesperson says travel time will be extended this year due to Christmas and
"monument hill" Discussed on WTOP
"At a busy intersection, the process has been complicated because the generals remains were buried beneath the monument. Hills descendants have agreed to have the remains moved to a cemetery in culpeper, but they've appealed recent rulings to have that statue taken down despite that the city is moving ahead with the removal. The monument will be kept in storage while the case goes through the expected appeal process. Georgetown university students protested and demanded justice for the victim of an alleged hate crime this weekend. Back in April, I had a Giles says a white student went on a racist tirade targeting black people. Giles took a video of the incident and reported it to the university, but says they lost the video. She told our news partners at NBC four, the support from fellow students shocked her. If I'm being completely honest, I was surprised that people came out to the sit in. I was shocked to see that people cared about what happened to me. In an email from Georgetown university to the community, the college said it fell short and promised to enhance its bias reporting system. Meantime, at the university of Maryland, police are investigating a report of voyeurism. Police recalled to a residence building early Saturday by a woman who said that she was inside a stall in the bathroom when she saw a cell phone over the shower curtain. The woman yelled out and was able to see a man running from the bathroom, he's described as having black hair and wearing a black suit. I make that a shirt. Anybody with information is being asked to call campus police. Jurors in the sexual assault second sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein in Los Angeles will continue deliberations this morning. They went home over the weekend after considering evidence over several days. Weinstein, the former former movie producer accused of using his Hollywood influence to lure women into private meetings and assaulting them. He awaits a verdict on two counts of forcible rape and 5 counts of sexual assault involving four women, he's pleaded not guilty to all charges against him. Weinstein is already serving a 23 year sentence after being convicted of a criminal sex act and third degree rape during a 2020 trial in New York. Money news at 25 and 55, one of the world's largest online fashion retailers shine, is looking at allowing other merchants
TalkRadio 630 KHOW
"monument hill" Discussed on TalkRadio 630 KHOW
"You. I want to talk to David and Denver retired F A 18 guy. How are you, David David? Slope. David, Uh, United 267 heavy turn left. 3 60. David. We didn't give them three sixties who have been fun to watch. It was, Yeah. But you got Well, I was just listening to the program and, uh, was motivated to call and kind of relate my story. I was working radar that day in Colorado Springs, which is co located with Peterson, Air Base H and six changes scrambled out of Buckley as uh, Giant mountain was a potential target. Aircraft. And so not only were we getting airplanes on the ground, but we were also dealing with the F 16. They were intercepting anything that was moving. Basically, they found on their radar. They have this good. Right? Your traffic, so even semis, you know, I'm Monument Hill would show up on the radar and they go and intercept that H airplane that had shut its transponder off. Yeah, I've years, but yeah. So what was it? What was it like? How many? How many planes do you think ended up landing at at at Color Springs? Because at some point gosh Denver Denver Denver has a lot of space, but I assume they diverted some from Denver to to you guys just to because of sheer volume there. There were some. I'm not sure if it was due to volume or because of, uh, just getting them, you know, in a line to get onto the tarmac there, um, our airspace in Colorado Springs at the time wasn't anywhere near as saturated with aircraft. So Yeah, even then you won't remember. I don't recall. But even then you're but you're You're working radar, and so you're able to. You're able to watch all the little green dots just Slowly disappear. Yes, and actually making them. Yeah, You're right. Because Great point. That's right. You're not just watching it. You're making them disappear. Correct. Wow. Yes, it was very, very surreal and Really quite emotional still to this day, So they were the pilots. I'm not. You know, I've heard, you know, obviously here pilots chattering and stuff. But on that day, I suppose it just suddenly became All business There was no there is no for volunteer or anything. Correct rarely frivolity anyway, but and big There was not a single pilot questioned. Really? What was going on? They were given instructions. They followed those instructions. Um, you know, they, of course, wondered a little bit. What was going on? Or why are we planning here? Sure told them. You don't get that information from us. We're doing what we've been mandated to do exactly. You're doing what you're told to do. They have to do what they're told to do, And nobody is really going to know anything. Do they get on the ground anyway? So Correct. Wow. Great call David. I appreciate that. A real real 80 c guy on 9 11. I think you know, David, I think you're the first. Proof. I've talked a lot of 80 guys. I'm not sure I've talked to one.
Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA
"monument hill" Discussed on Mornings With Gail - 1310 KFKA
"I young eight thirty seven now. Thirteen ten kfi a thirteen ten kfi. Gay dot com northern colorado's voice morning so gail from the auto collisions specialists studios jared files cdot region for communications manager. Now and taking a well deserved day off last week. And i hope that it was a good one for you but i will say this your colleague sam cole. Even though i didn't get as pumpkin pie recipe did absolutely great job. I'm glad i will pass that along. And hopefully that's stealing my gig. No no no. You are irreplaceable. Guttering up now. So let's talk a little bit about that. Frontage road closure on i twenty five yeah so this is actually starting up tomorrow And so that's gonna be Oh actually i'm sorry that started. Yesterday was yeah. The french road Basically between Highway sixty and county road fourteen. That's down south Around the birth area that's gonna be that's now closed permanently. And that's all part of the you know the on going expansion here as we move different parts of the road As we start to get more and more expansion in there so that will also include Larimer county road. Fourteen will be closed. through wednesday But the As they as they work on the installing girders for the bridge over there but That we'll be back open after wednesday so close through wednesday you say yep yep and that's lamb kenny road. Fourteen over twenty five over. I told okay just making notes here. You don five all right and boy work on. I twenty five continues. Yeah we've just got a lot going on. I mean all the way down from i mean. That's the south part. They're looking mostly from that birth to johnstown area but We're also going to have quite a bit of work going on here. Up from the johnstown up to fort stretch We're going to have Some overnight detours in some areas Between catcher bridge road and prospect road. Sunday through thursday and then On harmony the on and off ramp closures will take place Nine pm to five am and that basically goes through wednesday as well. I is that right. Yes started on sunday night actually sunday night. Okay gotcha yeah The good news of course is that With the memorial day weekend coming up for We will not have any work on twenty five so yeah So that will all be opened it Or over the weekend and into monday all right wanted to talk a little bit about the fact that click it or ticket campaign. I got underway on monday. There you go but boy. We're seeing an uptick in fatalities over last year aren't we you know And and last year was bad even even during cova times you know. We had a lot or fatalities especially pay calories per accident Than we have in the past and That's kind of what we're seeing again. Starting to get bad again so we're really trying to push the fact that buckling up as a safe way to These safe way to go so we've actually partnered up with our neighboring states new mexico wyoming utah nebraska. Kansas All partnering up with this If they're calling it. The state to state buckle up program and that's that's where the click it or ticket is going to be going on and through that whole region so That's gonna be a piece that Everybody wants to make sure that they're being safe out there. And that's that's why those things are those different times of focus are important as we Work with our. Cspan partners so that they can help us help. Everybody get home safely. Yeah yeah exactly. Yeah but tell you know. I i have never forgotten that conversation that we had and i remember. We had a su- call in talking about the fact that while there were less cars on the road during covid nineteen related shutdowns quarantines and everything else that kept us off the roads that the speeds were just through the roof. And i don't know if you remember that conversation. But she glommed. When you. And i were talking and said that i believe he was down by monument was at monument hill. I'm not sure at this point in time but somebody actually clipped her passing her at high speed. Yeah and you know A love hate it Know the fact that we're getting more and more cars out on the road right now The one advantage to that is it does slow things down a little bit but people are still kind of in that mindset of what the the speeds they were driving you know before and and it's just understand that there's other people that on the road and if people i don't know to what you really want to make sure everybody gets home safe so yeah it's the speeds have been A major issue Like i said. I think the as the congestion continue to goes up Maybe that will slow some folks down but the worst part is if they still keep trying to travel at speeds they were. Yeah yeah definitely oh. I did this story this morning as a bus. Stang burning expanded routes from fort collins on down to denver. Yeah we There's actually quite a bit of a good news coming up out of bus- dang We are offering more of those Routes now On that route And coming very soon we're actually going to be having a they call it the busting out brighter service and that is going to be looking at some routes from the sterling fort collins greeley area coming into thirty four and.
KOA 850 AM
"monument hill" Discussed on KOA 850 AM
"And out of Centennial Airport for several months. It's a very busy airport. We know both planes involved were cleared to land on parallel runways. Don't do that. Follow them are only 17 right. Cleared to land here. I'm 9 70 Roman wants the left clear to land when something planned what seven left. But Coleman says those parallel runways operate on separate tower frequencies. People in the West Runway may not be aware of everything that's going on on the east and the same with people in the east versus the West NTSB. Investigators interviewed both the serious and metro liner pilots. They also plan to interview the controllers who worked with the pilots before the crash. They would have probably done a blood test to see if there was any toxicology things that would come up out of there, look at histories on the airplane so that he comes from maintenance records and a lot of that other stuff, Coleman says. To get an idea of what goes into this investigation, take a look at the report from another recent midair collision. This one in May of 2019 Year catcher Can Alaska Six people died when two sightseeing planes collided. Thea NTSB just released their full findings a couple weeks ago. In that case, they found obstructed views and problems with an alert system caused the crash. The report details everything from safety issues to probable cause and recommendations to the FAA to keep this from happening again as an investigator never to do speculation you follow the facts. Follow the Where the things are going on. That will kind of leaves. You know what happens, The NTSB will release a preliminary report within the next 14 days. The full investigation will take 12 to 18 months to complete. That's Fox 30 one's Rachel Scott of reporting. As we continue with our news coverage this morning at the latest drought monitor map is out, and there's good news for front range communities front range from the top of Monument Hill through the Metro across the foothills to the west of Denver, and all the way to the Wyoming border. Even up the ice 76 quarter to northeast Colorado is out of the drought. It's only 13% of the state that's out of the drought, but we are out of the drought. As of right now we will take that. 13% Fox 31 chief meteorologist, Dave Fraser says They're still extreme drought conditions, though in the western part of the state's ready to roll Watch some great movies. The Sundance Film Festival coming back to Park City, Utah, next year, but it will look different. Organizers say they'll use the hybrid format in January. With film showings in theaters and online. The move comes is the festival is still working out details for creating covert safe environments for live audiences. 2021 all virtual festival drew over 2.5 times its normal crowd, even with fewer films showing I That's an event I would actually like to partake in and go go partners basically go go to physically go. Yeah Park, Sit your hugs and your fur coat. See if I see Robert Redford wave and say hi, six or seven of Colorado's morning news we've got Became sports The Colorado Avalanche, clicking clinching the top spot in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs will be ready for home ice advantage. Money News with Pat the Dr John Morrissey on the road this morning. What do you see it? I'm seeing a lot of love on the road this morning. I don't see a ton of problems in your annual way at all. There is the crash on the west side of.
Arizona national monument being blown up for border wall
"News crews have begun blasting a hill in organ pipe cactus national monument to make room for construction of a border wall the Arizona daily star reports the blasting is occurring on monument hill you're the loop ville port of entry customs and border protection tells the newspaper the blasting will continue intermittently for the rest of the month and that an environmental monitor will be present while that's going on opponents have said they fear the wall construction will hurt plants and wildlife and destroy
Arizona national monument being blown up for border wall
"Crews have begun blasting a hill in organ pipe cactus national monument to make room for construction of a border wall the Arizona daily star reports the blasting is occurring on monument hill you're the loop ville port of entry customs and border protection tells the newspaper the blasting will continue intermittently for the rest of the month and that an environmental monitor will be present while that's going on opponents have said they fear the wall construction will hurt plants and wildlife and destroy