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"Takoma Park area getting word of crash activity North bound New Hampshire Avenue. This after railroad looks like single Lane only does get you by Gaithersburg area South bound on 3 55 of these Deer Park drive single language by the ongoing crash activity as well. Leaving the district at the district. Maryland line. Looks like we stall the crash still in place. Hell bent on the Suitland Parkway Approaching Naylor Road. Singling also does get you by over in the district inbound New York Avenue, right yourself to Code Avenue. Looks like a crash is in place, and we may have Tolling bell leans stopped at this time is your head towards the district been bit slow. We're finding in our traffic camera, but we may have all traffic stopped on the inbound side nearer South Dakota Avenue. COX Business Cloud Solutions offers a suite of cloud services to help you get the most out of your IittIe environment. Learn more at cox business dot com slash clown. Steve Dresner w T o P. Traffic Thank you, Steve and now to storm team for meteorologists. Samara, Theodore. Rain showers will continue tonight with temperatures down to the low fifties. Patchy fog possible overnight with gusty conditions for your Sunday at Memorial Day Monday, Sunday will be wet. As far as rain goes, we can expect more of the same like we saw for your Saturday. Rain will continue throughout the bulk of the day until the afternoon where it tapers off into the evening highs.
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"Jones, aka Toma, Takoma Park resident says there are no excuses for this kind of violence. And my sign says no more excuses. We're not your target practice and I mean it. Dixon said. He ordered the men to stop and also claim they tried to run him over. However, investigators say their work inconsistencies in his account. Dixon is being held without bond and his next court appearance is scheduled for today. We've been telling those sweeping pole talking about those sweeping police reforms in Maryland. The reforms include getting rid of the state's police officers. Bill of Rights to make it happen. The statehouse had to override Governor Hogan's Vito's Harford County, Maryland. Sheriff Jeffrey Galler on Fox is Fox and Friends weekend before standards. Mm hmm. Supreme Court. 1979 came up with the objectively reasonable standard. But our Maryland legislators know a lot better. So they've now changed it The necessary and proportionate, which no one knows what that means. That means it's not the fine. And what it means is police officer's gonna be Monday morning. Quarterback. People are gonna look at it after the fact and say Was that necessary and proportional. Um it's sad, and if they are found to violate policy, they've managed to make that a criminal offenses. On Dad. 10 year jail sentence over a police officer's head. Maryland becomes the first state in the country to repeal the law enforcement officers. Bill of Rights Less than six months before the 20th anniversary of 9 11 group is asking Congress to designate a biking and hiking trail linking three memorials as a national tour route. 1300 Mile trail starts of the memorial of the Pentagon heads northwest of the flight 90. Three Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and then tracks east to the World Trade Center in New York. It then head south following the East Coast. Greenway connecting to the Mall in Washington before returning to the Pentagon sponsors of the bipartisan legislation introduced in the House, say making the trail a national route will provide a new way to help honor and remember all we lost that day. Planning for the trail began a week after the attack. Christopher Cruz wt o Pini, It's 407. I was at a gnat's game and I got a call from my dad. After I had leukemia. She told me to go straight to the ER. I did and then spent 100 and eight days in the hospital. In one moment, my life was changed forever. That is John Mayer. He is one of almost 200,000 Americans who battled blood cancer each year. John is in remission. However, many aren't is fortunate. Approximately every nine minutes. Someone in the U. S dies from blood cancer. In an effort to raise awareness and money for the leukemia.
Pentagon police officer charged with murder for allegedly killing 2
"More details from ABC is Louis Martinez, the off duty pending on police officer claimed he had shot at human after they nearly ran him over after he spotted them, breaking into a car outside his apartment building. But police in Takoma Park, Maryland, say David Hall, Dixon's version of events didn't stack up. They say he opened fire. They're after the danger had passed and that an autopsy showed the victims had been shot in the back Fixing, has now been charged with two counts of second degree murder. In a statement, the Pentagon said Dixon remains on administrative leave pending the results of an internal administrative investigation. We Martinez ABC News, the Pentagon, the Biden administration and the Pentagon and meanwhile
Off-duty Pentagon police officer charged in Maryland shooting that left two dead
"Officer with the Pentagon police charged in the shooting deaths of two men in Maryland. The off duty pending on police officer claimed he had shot it Human after they nearly ran him over after he spotted them, breaking into a car outside his apartment building. But police in Takoma Park, Maryland, say David Hall, Dixon's version of events didn't stack up. They say he opened fire after the danger had passed, and then an autopsy showed the victims had been shot in the back Fixing has now been charged. With two counts of second degree murder. In a statement, the Pentagon said Dixon remains on administrative leave pending the results of an internal administrative investigation. We
Pentagon Police Officer Charged With Murder for Allegedly Killing Two
"Charged in the shooting deaths of two men in Maryland. The off duty pending on police officer claimed he had shot a two men after they nearly ran him over after he spotted them breaking into a car outside his apartment building. But police in Takoma Park, Maryland, say David Hall, Dixon's version of events didn't stack up. They say he opened fire after the danger had passed and that an autopsy showed the victims had been shot in the back Fixing, has now been charged with two counts of second degree murder. In a statement, the Pentagon Addiction remains on administrative leave pending the results of an internal administrative investigation. We Martinez, ABC News, the Pentagon, the
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"Two men from Maryland were killed. Police today have take In a Pentagon police officer into custody. David Dixon Hall of Takoma Park is facing charges of second degree murder and other charges in the deaths of 32 year old Dominic Williams of Hyattsville and 38 year old James Lionel Johnson of District Heights. He told investigators that he shot the two man as they were trying to run away after he suspected they were breaking into a car in the parking lot of an account of an apartment complex where he lives. The Takoma Park Police chief tells The Washington Post. The investigation shows Dixon's overview of events is inconsistent with the evidence and the facts of the case. Police are planning a news briefing at two o'clock this afternoon. W T o p will be covering that and we'll bring you additional information knew this afternoon. Six Alexandria police officers involved in an incident where a shooting suspect in custody died have been taken off the streets and given administrative duties is an internal review of the incident continues. The officers chased four men suspected of shooting into a home into D. C. It's happened Wednesday. They're identified as 41 year old Joseph Stokes of D C. 37 year old Sean Penn Delson of the District and 37 year old Martin Thomas of Fairfax County. Police have not identified the fourth person involved who died or the exact cause of death. The Metropolitan Police Department is handling the death investigation. DC, judge has ruled in favor of the church that filed a civil lawsuit against the proud boys for tearing down and burning of black lives matter sign, But the judge is giving one more chance to the group's leader. Lawyers for the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church had asked the judge to grant the false judgments against Enrique Terrio. And proud Boys International. Since both have ignored their lawsuit, Cario appeared by phone during the virtual hearing. He told the judge he doesn't represent the proud boys and is looking for a lawyer for himself. He told the judge. He faces a criminal charge and wasn't for had to respond. The judge will give Terrio until June 4th to respond to the church. His civil suit Neil Loik, unstained, Wtl, Pinos, Low morale and high turnover just some The problems of Montgomery County Police union says have resulted from what it calls anti police narrative. The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge. 35 said in a statement that two officers were recently assaulted while responding to calls and cited what it called the anti police narrative from elected officials nationally and locally, Montgomery County executive Mark L. Rich said in response here their issue, But L rich, who created a task force on policing reforms, added They need to hear that the community wants Policing in a different way than it's been done before. I think we can reach a place where you know their work is compatible with with community's expectations. Can't Brian W. T O P NEWS Howard University is taking curriculum and ideas from an innovative course at the university and using that to help forge connections between the community and D C. Police. The university and the Metropolitan Police Force are working together on a series of community listening sessions. Topics that could be discussed include use of force, police profiling and cross cultural knowledge of human diversity. Eight sessions or planned the first one coming April 21st. The story of its newly integrated football team was made into a blockbuster movie that Alexandria school that made history in 1971 now has a new name. T. C. Williams High will become Alexandria City High after a vote from the school board for Alexandria City Public schools, though there was talk of adding the city of in the name to keep T C board member just sent a green sea titan is a is a mighty brand student member. Actually, Sanchez vfr opposing that, saying some students told her at a school named after a former superintendent who resist Desegregation. He never felt like they were welcome, knowing that they go to school that has those initials also, instead of being named after the man considered the father of modern oceanography who also was a member of the Confederate Navy, Matthew Maury Elementary School was renamed after nine Oh Mel Brooks, a city teacher who died last year. Mike Murillo. W T. O P News 12 07 Vandal Sports book is letting new users swing for the fences. Risk free. You'll get upto $1000 back if your first bet doesn't win fandom. Also offers same game parlay bets. For example, the Phillies have a serious with the Braves this weekend. If you think Philadelphia is going to win one of those games, and you believe their offense will explode for eight runs and said game you can combine Phil's money line within over bit on their team total for an even bigger payout..
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"The outer loop in Oxon Hill near the exit for ST Barnabus Road, the crash and the response along the left side of the roadway state of the right. You should be able to get by with minimal if any delay. Beyond That point should find the lanes open all the way up to I 95 which runs well between the two beltways side to 70 spend a quiet night They're anywhere between Frederick and the Beltway and in Virginia from the 14th Street Bridge as far south as Fredericksburg, you should find those lanes open 66 not seeing any major tie ups or any recent mishaps on the On Canal Road in the district said it outbound between Georgetown and Foxhall Road had some storm debris along the left side state of the right in order to keep your car clean. If you have recently gotten wash folks in Takoma Park been a while since we've had an update on New Hampshire Avenue headed south, bound just before the intersection with East West Highway had a crash in the large response along the right side of Rob would work. W T o p traffic And now the Storm Team four meteorologist a million right?.
"takoma park" Discussed on WTOP
"Whether on the aches and when it breaks. Let's check in with Rob would fork in the traffic center. Every tree in Takoma Park along New Hampshire Avenue headed south bound just before the intersection with East West Highway. Last reports. We had the crash and the large response along the right side of the roadway, and only a single file left getting you buy. Follow the police direction in order to get by, If in fact you are able to get by. At this point, the North bound lanes those are open. And have been throughout around the capital Beltway. You should find the travel lanes open and moving along at speed to 70. I 95 that is also accident free this hour. In Kensington along Stony Brook Drive. Expect to see delays and on beach drive any of those streets really around the temple. The holiday lights tonight, creating some traffic on some of those Kensington road ways, but that should have wrapped up some time ago. It's just gonna take some time for those delays to ease a couple of issues in Virginia on Route seven year old Ashburn headed westbound before The exit for Claiborne Parkway. Last report the crashed along the right side of the roadway in Centerville on 28 south Bound afternoon Braddock Road. There was some crash activity along the left side of the roadway. Rob would fork w t o p. Traffic Storm Team four's four day forecast in Amelia Drink low temperatures tonight will fall into the upper twenties to low thirties and cold air greets us tomorrow. We're feeling significantly cooler throughout the day on Tuesday with wind chills in the twenties and highs in the upper thirties, too low forties as winds gust up to 30 Miles an hour. Plenty.
"takoma park" Discussed on WTOP
"One usual delays to pass along Maryland or Virginia Sides and Takoma Park, still awaiting the updates on New Hampshire Avenue. The south bound lanes for a time where I stopped and held in, at least under police direction just before the intersection with East West Highway due to a crash and a large police response. If anything is getting by at the moment, it is getting by in a single file to the left folks traveling on through Kensington. It's been pretty heavy and slow throughout tonight because of the holiday lights at the temple, so expect to be on the brakes along Stony Brook Drive and Beach drive, and some of those other neighborhood streets there that was supposed to end this hour, but again, it will take some time for those delays to ease. In Virginia on 66. You should find those travel lanes open moving well anywhere between Haymarket in Falls Church, the ride from the 14th Street Bridge anywhere as far south as foul meth. You should find those lanes open and moving without significant delay. On Nutley Street. We had some down poles and wires affecting the north bound lanes between 66 in 1 23. At last report, you were under police direction, but that was an incident that was in the works several hours ago. But those are the types of incidents that tend to linger so again, still awaiting the all clear there. Traveling on in the district along to 95. No recent delays or mishaps. Folks traveling across the Southeast Southwest Freeway should find those travel lanes open as well. United Way of the National Capital area fights for the health, education and economic opportunity of every person in our community. Be a game changer by donating today at United Way and see a dot or g'kar Rob would fork w t o p Traffic storm Team force familiar Draper mainly clear and cold tonight with lows in the upper twenties to low thirties For tomorrow. Plenty of sunshine, but it's a.
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"Only the Takoma Park alternate site began operating in May, and the third site is the Baltimore Convention Center. Take Uliano w. T o P news If you have covert 19 year being urged to be your own contact tracer Reason for this is soaring cases could mean contact tracers going over a longer period before they can get to people who may have been Affected by the virus. By being around you. Health departments around the nation are strained by virus activity, so it's only expected to get worse in the holidays. Also, in the age of Robo calls another positive with you being your own contact Tracer is that when you call people you were close to, they might actually answer the phone. It is 4 13 AT w T o p She suspected she might have covert 19, and she was right when rock the woman's experience with the deadly virus. Nearly took her life. The feelings started in mid November. It felt like kind of the flu, but extreme exhausting, though she'd been taking precautions. 58 year old Vanessa strung a small business owner from Rockville, immediately suspected covert 19. A test confirmed she was positive for the virus, and she began to get sicker and went to the emergency room stayed all night. I was discharged because I was still maintaining enough oxygen there too many secret People. They have to treat us you. She went to quarantine at home, hoping she could ride it out. I had no idea what was coming for me. November 21st. She was admitted to med star Montgomery Medical Center in on Lee and her condition. Nose dived. I was declining. I couldn't breathe, so they took me to ICU. She's home now and faces a recovery. That's more of a marathon than a sprint. She's still breathy when she speaks, but said she wants people to learn. From what she went through until it touches you. You don't You don't know that This could be your life. It's not the Blue King Brian W T o P News for 14 Sports..
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"Along the right side as well. But only block in a single right lane. Did you ask three lanes left getting by? But again watch watcher speeds and reduced visibility in the road spray as a result of rain moving through our area rich 100 of utopia, Traffic, which thank you like Oprah. And Madonna. There is only once Samara and she has your back to work. I want that. So the interest Thank you. All right. Well, let me give a performance here. My friends, So as we head to the overnight hours, we've got a good amount of rain moving through right now. It's pretty light, very patchy fog out there. And as we have through the overnight hours, it's going to pick up in some spots tomorrow morning waking up to rain. The good news is it tapers off tomorrow evening, anywhere from 1 to 2 inches, we could see higher totals in some spots. Be careful for any localized flooding, but widespread not expected now. Through your afternoon highs in the upper sixties. Tomorrow. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, all three days in the low to mid seventies with a good amount of sunshine. Thursday night is when we start to see the rain chances going back up with a front Everything there 67 right now in the C. 63 in Gaithersburg in 65 minutes, you get a number on you Get an umbrella. Yeah, OK like that Some are. Thanks. It's 65 degrees outside our studios brought to you by new look home design. No interested. No payments for six months after roofing installation, It's 10 21, a little boy seriously hurt after falling 40 ft from an apartment building in Takoma Park. It happened around 1 30 this afternoon on Ethan Allen Avenue just off New Hampshire Avenue, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, saying the two year old was taken to the hospital in critical condition after falling from that third story window. Metro is moving ahead with safety work in station closures doing so despite massive budget shortfalls due.
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"Zero interest for two full years called +866 90 Nation, Visit them online at window nation dot com. I'm Rob Stallworth. W T o P. Traffic. Thank you, Rob. Now, the four day forecast from Storm Team four. Meteorologist Lauren Ricketts was absolutely gorgeous yesterday in temperatures Tom down the mid to upper sixties. That's a good 10 to 15 degrees below normal For this time of year. We should be in the upper seventies but definitely taste a phone this last weekend of summer temperatures today. Almost exactly the same. Mid to upper sixties will have plenty of sun once again and we won't quite have that wind that we did yesterday. So much lighter wind today, but we are waking up the chilly conditions. Overnight. Once again will be waking up to chilly conditions back in the thirties and forties and then once again plenty of sunshine and heading into the sixties tomorrow or in the seventies on Tuesday, with plenty of sunshine Wednesday temperatures right around 80 degrees, and we stay around 80 for Thursday and Friday could see some remnants of beta possibly try to make it through here next weekend. That really doesn't look promising at this point. I'm 17 4 meteorologist. Lauren Rickets, 61 degrees in Annandale 60 in Takoma Park and 55 in Bui 59 degrees and sunny, Very sunny here in northwest Washington. W T o p News time 10 31 Thiss is w t o p your source for today's top news, traffic and weather, always connected and constantly updated. In your car at home at work and on the go. W GOP Never miss a moment. Good morning. I'm Christopher Cruise on a good Ellis and the editor's desk Coming up. Trump supporters gather at a voting site in Virginia and some voters say they felt.
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"Floodgates down And the lowest lying sections of Sligo Creek Parkway are still off limits between Takoma Park and Silver Spring. Dave Golden w T o P. Traffic tomorrow. Theodore and Storm Team four weekend forecast here of some clowns. Now they're going to hang around. What's up here? Well, you know, Yeah, We're going to see a lot of clouds this week, and I think that's kind of the theme here. But the good news is ah, it's looking on the dryer side. Still some rain chances in there so overnight. Tonight we're mostly cloudy with temperatures down to the loading mid sixties. By the time you wake up tomorrow morning, and humidity is going to drop a bit. So that'll be nice. Tomorrow highs will be in the mid to upper seventies. Hours Saturday looks mostly cloudy to partly sunny but on the dryer end of the spectrum, a stray shower, too, can't be ruled out. But I think a lot of its just a quiet Sunday's our next best chance at seeing some showers and maybe even a few thunderstorms. Later in the day, we were tracking a front. Ah, high temperatures on Sunday will be in the low eighties. Monday. Mostly cloudy, then partly sunny and chances of showers again Low eighties. The good news is we've got a lot of sunshine waiting on us in mid week right now in DC we bet we have 78 degrees 79 in Frederick and 75 in Silver Spring, Maryland already thanks Samara for 51. There's a new report that immigration officials flew prison detainees to Virginia just so the planes could also be used to transport federal agents to the DC protests. A huge corona virus outbreak followed at the detainee center. The Washington Post reports. A current and former U. S. Officials say the move skirted rules that bar ice employees from traveling on charter flights unless detainees are also on board. After the transfer. Dozens of the new arrivals tested positive for the virus, and that fueled an outbreak at the immigration jail in Farmville. Four detainees who are already at Farmville haven't filed suit. Three of thumb got the virus. Ice officials say the reason for the flight was to move detainees into facilities with more space for social distancing. A local high school is scheduled to be turned into an exam site. For some local police officers trying to qualify for promotion was, one officer tells NBC force Tracy Wilkins. Many question why this exam is scheduled. Bring the pandemic. This weekend, hundreds of Prince George's County police officers will gather inside of wise High school for a promotional exam in hopes of moving up the ranks in the department. But according to survey results, obtained by news for more than half of the officers surveyed said they did not feel comfortable with the process in the middle of a pandemic coming up on news for we speak.
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"They hit parade. He swings and drives one to right center field deep this one way back there. Toward the wall goes the right fielder climbing the fence. Pilar, this one is into the bullpen for a two run homer for Juan Soto, his 1st 30 swing of the year results in his ninth homer of the year. It's a four running for the Nationals. Maybe the Red Sox for nothing. It didn't stay that way for long. Howie Kendrick followed right after that, with a blast over the Green Monster trade. Turner has a two run double in the Nationals have a 51 lead over the Red Sox. They're in the forth with Mac Sure is there on the mound. The game airing on 1500 am in Buffalo, where the wings are great, and they're playing major league Baseball this year. The Blue Jays lead the Orioles 32 in the seventh. Vladimir Guerrero and tea Oscar Hernandez going back to bag with Toronto, taking the lead on a wild pitch. The N B A and Stanley Cup playoffs will both resume tomorrow, each With three games on the ice. The Bruins and Lightning will get it started at 12 noon, while the first basketball game tips off a 3 30 between the Bucks and Magic. WN BA Tonight has the mystics with a 10 o'clock tip against Brittney Greiner and the Phoenix Mercury. Jonathan Warner GOP Sports. Okay, Jonathan still ahead on w T O P quite a bit of heavy rain in the area right through downtown D. C and points to the Southwest, including Manassas, Dale City, a good chunk of Prince William County. We're going to get the latest from storm team for tonight. Stay with use your community spotlight presented by United Bank, the Community Bank of the nation's capital when Howard University alumni That goings went to a craft store to make puzzles for his three Children. He had no idea it would turn into a business. Three years later, there's a spike in sales in the Takoma Park based company he started with his wife in the wake of the George Floyd protests and as more people stay home puzzle huddle showcases African Americans in diverse careers, cultures and religions. I'm going, says he's.
Washington DC man shot while driving into Takoma Park, dies at hospital
"D C. Police are investigating the death of a 20 year old man into coma Park. Police say. Anthony Riley of Northeast D. C. Was shot yesterday and crashed his car into a tree. But it's not clear if he died from the gunshot or from injuries related to the crash. Police say shots were fired into the car by someone in another vehicle.
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"Website good morning it's ten oh eight she I think and whether on the aids and when it breaks a major problem right now in Maryland trying to come from fifty on the north bound I ninety seven the crash is after the road overpass in Crownsville this is after the farmer road overpass in Crownsville the lanes are currently stop for a crash involving an overturned dump truck now between fifty and one seventy eight of council they were supposed to be a works on set up taking the lane so there may just be a single lane getting through because of the work zone but again everybody stopped with the accident activity watch for any lines to be getting back shortly southbound I. ninety seven lanes are open not releasing much of a delay there but we do have a work zone on the south bound Baltimore Washington parkway inside the beltway this is moving from four fifty toward New York Avenue to debris clean up in the left lane northbound lanes are open eastbound fifty before Richie Richie highway was a report of a broken down vehicle we also had the crash on southbound twenty nine headed into white oak near Stuart lane the accident activity at one point did have traffic stop seeing delays in both directions of twenty nine headed towards Stewart lane for ten or Philadelphia Avenue in Takoma park watch for lane closures between Piney branch road and Carroll Avenue due to a pipe replacement work three oh one of the very nice mac Middleton bridge traffic alternating across the bridge for the work and the eastbound span of the bay bridge today it's the left lane of two getting by the cones northbound to seventy after one twenty one the work is set up today it is the right lane getting you buy in the district east capitol St at southern Avenue was a report of a record watch for work on a nineteen ninety five in either direction that usually set up there taking a lane if you're in Virginia on ninety five south bound near six thirty in Stafford the work zone set up in the right lane but not much of a delay WTOP reporters are give my fridge Gerald auto mall comes at the price of every new Toyota at fitzgerald Toyota no personal information required with the yellow tag on every car that's the fits way I read a Kessler WTOP traffic good deal cloud cover today a rather cool day with the risk of some light rain the both of the rates going to hold off until late this morning and this afternoon highs in the upper fifties to lower sixty S. a few showers tonight mainly before midnight lows upper forties.
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"A man from Takoma park is facing charges of mass violence after police say he threatened to shoot people at his former high school Montgomery County police say twenty year old Jason Salinas called Kennedy high school in Wheaton twice on February thirteenth threatening to shoot people on campus and then made another threat of mass violence the next day but investigators got around what they say was Selena's attempt to disguise his number by spoofing it interesting Salinas on the twenty sixth police say they also serve an outstanding warrant from Maryland national capital park police charging him with two counts of second degree rape and third degree sex offense number county police say Salinas confessed to making the threats to Kennedy high school and is now charged with mass violence disrupting school and making false statements Meghan clarity WTOP news Major League Baseball wants to eliminate more than forty minor league baseball teams across the country including a popular one here in our area Frederick Maryland is asking for your help convincing MLB to strike the Frederick keys from its lest the Frederick he's been around for over thirty years often leading the Carolina League in attendance it's personal Richard Griffin is the director of economic development in the city of Frederick we believe that there's more than fifteen million dollars worth of economic impact from the keys in our community annually the mayor is involved in a task force of other mayors around the country rallying to stop the contraction of teams in Griffin says now it's your turn to help we're asking the community to join us in addition in the Major League Baseball to keep minor league baseball in communities like Frederick you can find a link to that petition in our story online at W. T. O. P. dot com John Doman WTOP news could we interest you in nearly three million free pictures of museum pieces well the Smithsonian is now letting anyone download transform and share a lot of its content at no cost and without permission the Smithsonian is in the process of removing copyright restrictions on its digital collection and nearly two centuries of data those digital items are from the Smithsonian's nineteen museums research centers libraries archives and the.
Maryland gas station becomes first in U.S. to ditch oil for 100% EV charging
"There the United States now is a gas station that sells no gas R. S. automotives in Takoma park Maryland has been selling gasoline since the fifties but the owner took out the gas pumps and replace them with charging stations for electric vehicles all of them your said he wasn't happy with the restructured contacts from the contracts rather for the oil companies that his teenage daughter pushed him toward going electric so after taking out the gas pumps the station just re opened yesterday I was with the help of a seven hundred eighty six thousand dollar grant from the electric vehicle institute and Maryland's energy administration your says he's not too worried about income because there is an electric taxi service in the area that needs more places to charge its
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"To vote and you know the casinos actually been implemented in different areas so for example in takoma park maryland high school maryland sixteen year old can already though and their turnout is actually four times greater than the overall turnout rate meaning that they do care and they do show up do the ability to think about these tissues critical and know what they want their society to look seventeen years old the vote so what is the next step here because i know you have talked and any organization votes sixteen illinois you've talked to some elected officials some people who are in positions of power who maybe can affect this change i know you've reached out to some of these folks but where are we with this movement to get the voting age to sixteen right so in illinois specifically we have a few station rolling out the first one that's a pretty major one is that we heard a nonbinding resolution coming out in the chicago city council this coming fall it's going to be introduced by alderman henry alterman and in essence since it's a nonbinding resolution it's not going to lower the voting age per se mainly because we need to work more under a gallery of the issues on the basis of illinois's constitution as a whole because the constitution has a clause which basically says that the voting age the age of registered must be the same throughout the entirety of illinois so this is mainly a show of pub support and to show that you know legislators and people throughout illinois want it's changed to happen so that's the first piece of legislation that's going up the second one the referendum happening in womack and again that's just another show public support and all of these are going to end up culminating sometime pretty soon and to legislation down in springfield which will ultimately call us the donate should be lord sixty municipal elections do you have any idea what the kind of support you have in the capital and springfield is for this initiative.
"takoma park" Discussed on Super Station 101
"Be that big of a responsibility we can handle it now the twenty sixth amendment reads section one the right of citizens of the united states who are eighteen years of age or older to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the united states or any state on account of age it does not mandate that eighteen is the minimum age it just says that it's eighteen years of age at at that age you have to be able to vote it doesn't say they can't be younger this particular amendment was ratified in nineteen seventy one in response to the vietnam war the argument being made and i happen to agree with it if you're old enough to die in defense of your country you're old enough to participate in the politics of that country but sixteen for whatever this is worth to you and it's probably not worth much when i was eighteen me personally michael hart was not qualified to vote that's just where i was in my maturity at sixteen not a chance not a chance now when you really consider that much of what these young people are learning they are learning on the internet which we now know is suspicious at best in terms of its accuracy the accuracy of information shared there would that not concern people now this is not widespread but if it takes root in dc and they would deem it to be successful by their own parameters this could be something which sweeps the nation would high schools in turn into polling places that good they absolutely could vote during pe mhm can't pray but you can politic now they'd probably be part of their civics class and two thousand and thirteen in maryland takoma park to be specific they allowed sixteen and seventeen year olds devoted local elections and other cities including berkeley california also extended voting rights but while cities can only extend voting rights in municipal elections the district of columbia is treated as a state in some cases and can therefore changed the voting age to allow sixteen and seventeen year olds to vote for president of the united states in addition to said local elections are there smart sixteen and seventeen year olds out there obviously there are.
"takoma park" Discussed on WMAL 630AM
"Destiny at this age why that age and is at the right age triple eight six thirty to be a mayo and i do support the lowering of it to eighteen back in the seventies they did that specifically because people at the argument was if you can get drafted to go into the military eighteen you should also have the right to determine we are elected officials are at that same age that you should be able to vote out the people that traffic you and i i i like that i like that i think that there was some symmetry to it but let's face it not all eighteen year olds are created equal not all eighteen year olds are alike is that really the right age when were you a responsible adult to played six thirty wwl tom fell in maryland tom you're on wwl mail your first stop what do you think of this the point of absurdity but then again taking consideration who these people are these the same politicians push for noncitizens to vote which i've already done in certain areas of new york and right here i think it's took takoma park your favorite place where they allow noncitizens to vote in local elections and they wanted to push to allow them to vote in state elections yep these are the same the same crowd now he said he was inspired by these kids and see how inspired he would have been had they come out in favor of building the wall and the last thing or some other conservative then then there's no way in the world he would have pushed for it the idea that minors should choose our president and our congressional representatives is absurd absurd like you said take it eighteen there was that logical argument if you can be drafted then maybe you need to have a say so when it but the idea of high schoolers come on.
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"Same takoma park cobbles corwin haeck reports officials confirmed there investigating for possible back tirias should metro parks tacoma is warning dog owners to keep their pets out of garfield park near the southeast shore of commencement bay i'll park spokesperson confirms health officials are investigating whether the deaths were caused by a bacterial disease called leptospirosis veterinary and dr karen decker says leftover short is usually spread through the urine of infected wild animals like racoons or possums stocks pick up the bacteria through a cut or a break in the skin or when they drink from contaminated water investigation was launched after dog owners came forward to say their dogs had died after drinking the parks puddle water lab results have yet to confirm the presence of lepto meanwhile park officials recommend any contact with the parks water or soil should be followed by a vigorous hand wash corwin haeck komo news federal government's general accounting office is out with a new report critical of the nation's four naval shipyards including the wanted kits abc county the seattle times reports the study found the puget sound naval shipyard as a 19year backup as workers service repair a decommissioned the navy's fleet while the workers there aren't criticised there is concern over a lack of resources for their work to be done complicating matters is the president's proposal to add seventy nine more ships to the navy with questions how the shipyards would handle such an increase in work he was arrested for soliciting as sex workers but as comas brian calvert tells us a seattle man's case is on hold because he's claiming discrimination karim jalil was arrested during a massive prostitution sting in the summer of 2016 a total of two hundred four men were taken into custody at a fake massage parlor in.