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"pete culkin" Discussed on WTOP

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05:41 min | 7 months ago

"pete culkin" Discussed on WTOP

"Amount of positive impact for them with about half of that number saying there's a great deal or a really significant positive impact of that Erin Norman apart in mind strategy says the number of Americans who feel hopeful has dropped slightly to thirty percent but most who are hopeful say that comes from the time they've had to reflect upon what's important in their life just twenty two percent say they're hopeful because they see conditions around them improving and that's actually down three points from last week the award consisting WTOP news some other news of the day almost half of Americans live in areas with unhealthy pollution levels there's a new report out from the American lung association that says the air in the DC area ranks among the worst in the country he used to rank among the new Shinn's worst twenty five cities for ozone smog or metro areas for ozone smog Kevin Stewart director of environmental health advocacy and public policy with the American lung association says that Arlington Virginia and Anna Rundle Harvard and Princeton were just counties in Maryland had the worst or F. grades on the other side of fog here in Frederick County Virginia got a grades Stewart said that climate change is still a major contributor and that these conditions could have a link to more people getting illnesses like the corona virus some very early evidence in this episode should jesting that exposure to air pollution may make people more vulnerable to covert nineteen inspection that I've logged WTOP news a sewage spill into four mile run in Arlington was discovered and stopped yesterday the people are being warned to keep themselves and their pets away from the water there's been no estimate on how much but a sanitary sewer pipe carrying waste from homes and businesses leaked into the stream near seventh street south it was no accident Arlington county department of environmental services spokesman Pete Culkin says a man hole was opened and rocks were dropped in someone or some people put put these rocks down there and that was blocking the flow and it was coming out of the mantle a work crew cleared the rocks and seal the manhole the county says people and pets should stay out of four mile run south of the spill until further notice Dick you only on WTOP news isn't big honors resume local high schools Thomas Jefferson high school for science and technology ranks number one in U. S. news and world report's rankings of the nation's best high schools in school without walls and Benjamin Banneker high school both in northwest DC also did pretty well they took the S. seventy third and ninety nine spots respectively how well black Hispanic and low income students performed on those state tests compared with those who are under served in their state and so that's that's where I think cool really want to pay attention right says it's an effort to all of their state it's not just sort of that the the top tier ones who have service and economic advantages that are propelling them to the top and needed no Ryan the is managing editor of education for US news Wendy is a food bank not exactly a food bank when it starts handing out gift cards instead of food when the cold cases started climbing and most volunteer staffers stayed home the Haymarket regional food pantry had to rethink its game getting food was tough with a skeleton staff so they gave it all away and then we started buying gift cards executive director Eileen Smith says it's a win win the gift cards help local businesses stay afloat and keep food on the table for some newly unemployed fifty percent of these folks are first time customers we've never seen them before and she says they're so grateful for the cards which are funded by donations to the pantry and you can help keep it going we have a donate now button right up at the top and rest assured every single dollar is going to get cards to nothing else we're here to help our folks Hillary Howard WTOP news still to come why losing sleep over the pandemic may not be such a bad thing it's a fifteen sports at fifteen and forty five powered by Red River technology decisions aren't black and white thank rad and here's Dave Johnson stay at home does not be golfers after socially distance themselves from their golf clubs really understaffed as director of instruction for the Baltimore golf academy there nothing is better than just winning the golf club I go with different clubs everyday sandwich some days my five water hybrid driver making sure you're taking little little debit sort of you know don't be afraid to pound the grass a little bit when you're swinging that way Jim going first in speed when you're swinging your driver if that wash going and you can spend your golf club for a good cause the twenty swig challenge Juliet with donate five dollars a barrel of food bag every time a player swings twenty times at home all match at all you have to do is tweet act classic the number five golf and at WTOP has take take a swig of hunger it could have video if you're like we're looking for the first one hundred golfers and you get more golf trips of Giulietta and more on the twenty swing challenger WTOP dot com Major League Baseball commissioner rob Manfred still expressing confidence it will be baseball at some point this season from a player's perspective Ryan Zimmerman we don't know how people are struggling and what it would mean to get sports back so I think you know more than ever there's initiative on both sides to come together that usually doesn't happen Mr but I think the end of the day it's going to be state for everybody exhibit with his wife heather through the pros for heroes foundation appraiser with we are thousand dollars for food and equipment for hospital workers they've got some of your deal be sports still to come a look at how hospitals in this area are faring it's eight seventeen I'm Dan Schroeder CEO sandy.

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Washington - People warned to stay back after sewage leak at Arlington’s Four Mile Run

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00:45 sec | 7 months ago

Washington - People warned to stay back after sewage leak at Arlington’s Four Mile Run

"News a sewage spill into four mile run in Arlington was discovered and stopped yesterday the people are being warned to keep themselves and their pets away from the water there's been no estimate on how much but a sanitary sewer pipe carrying waste from homes and businesses leaked into the stream near seventh street south it was no accident Arlington county department of environmental services spokesman Pete Culkin says a man hole was opened and rocks were dropped in someone or some people put put these rocks down there and that was blocking the flow and it was coming out of the mantle a work crew cleared the rocks and seal the manhole the county says people and pets should stay out of four mile run south of the spill until further

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"pete culkin" Discussed on WTOP

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05:12 min | 7 months ago

"pete culkin" Discussed on WTOP

"Graduation and how well they prepare students for college other area public schools that finished in the top one hundred nationally including the school without walls high school and Benjamin Banneker high school both in DC they rank seventy third and ninety ninth respectively also Poolesville high school in Montgomery County is ninetieth all hospitals canceled elective and non urgent surgeries to make room for X. an expected surge in covert nineteen patients now Maryland's hospitals are facing a revenue shortfall of a billion dollars in the second quarter the Washington business journal says hundreds of procedures that are typically revenue drivers for hospitals have been postponed in a collective effort to increase safe D. N. to free up beds Holy Cross health systematic hundred fifty new beds across two hospitals in late March and U. N. capital region health is re commissioning an old hospital in laurel to accommodate more beds there hospital systems around the country have laid off staffers not serving on the front lines and cut the pay of those who did stay on the Maryland General Assembly will not reconvene for a special session next month house speaker Adrian Jones and Senate president bill Ferguson say they came to the decision after consulting with health experts the only legal requirement was to approve Maryland's budget for the next year including a sweeping four billion dollar A. year overhaul of the public schools but the education legislation states that the plants can't take effect in the event of a severe recession governor Larry Hogan has a few more weeks before a deadline to take action on the more than six hundred bills the lawmakers have already sent to him six thirteen other news of the day almost half of Americans live in areas with unhealthy pollution levels a new report from the American lung association says that the error in the DC area ranks among the worst in the country continues to rank among the nation's worst twenty five cities for ozone smog in metro areas for ozone smog Kevin Stewart director of environmental health advocacy and public policy with the American lung association says that Arlington Virginia and Anna Rundle Harvard and Princeton were just counties in Maryland had the worst or F. grades on the other side of fog here in Frederick County Virginia got a grades Stewart said that climate change is still a major contributor and that these conditions could have a link to more people getting illnesses like the corona virus some very early evidence in this episode is she suggesting that exposure to air pollution may make people more vulnerable to covert nineteen inspection telling fox WTOP news a sewage spill into four mile run in Arlington was discovered and stopped yesterday but people are being warned to keep themselves and their pets away from the water's been no estimate on how much but a sanitary sewer pipe carrying waste from homes and businesses leaked into the stream near seventh street south it was no accident Arlington county department of environmental services spokesman Pete Culkin says a man hole was opened and rocks were dropped in someone or some people put put these rocks down there and that was blocking the flow and it was coming out of the mantle a work crew cleared the rocks and seal the manhole the county says people and pets should stay out of four mile run south of the spill until further notice Dick you only on WTOP news up ahead a positive from the corona virus crisis that comes from a new poll it's six fifteen sports at fifteen and forty five powered by Red River technology decisions aren't black and white thank read hand let's catch up here with Dave Johnson this log you should not drive it go ahead do you jumping jacks it will help your golf game Julia the stack is director of instruction for the Baltimore golf academy there's these correlations between how far players can hit the ball with how high they can jump but we're trying to do a lot more athletic training with the kids and we never did before during this time important to find things to do with the golf club you know that thing where you just bounce the ball off the club you know watch Tiger Woods he would do it do it and then he would hit it well we can't hit it but you bounce the club see how many times you could bounce the ball off your club face it's almost like basketball players used to spin the ball on the finger this is kind of like the same thing for golf but it's hand eye coordination Porcher swing a golf club and what I'll take part of the twenty sweet challenge Giulietta will donate five dollars in Maryland food bank every time a player's wage twenty times at all my matches all you have to do is tweet after classic five golf that's the number five at WTOP has take to because we got a hunger they clued video feel like looking for the first one hundred golfers more golf tips and how you can donate at WTOP dot com and keeping what's going on overseas in South Korea of the baseball league there will start its regular season may fifth with no fans in the stands and after a meeting yesterday the German soccer league is still on track to resume it sees it with no fans in the stands at mid may Dave Johnson WTOP's sports okay day thanks up ahead president trump plans to block all immigration today will tell you about his coming executive order next six seventeen your favorite things feel made for you your.