D.O.J. announces its sending out hundreds of poll watchers …
The Justice Department has just announced that they will send out more than 500 poll watchers to 28 states tomorrow. The state of Virginia is on their list and Justice Department monitors will be sent to sites in Fairfax and Prince William counties to make sure voting laws are upheld and to prevent voter intimidation.
The Presidential candidates make their final push for votes…
It’s the last big push for the Presidential candidates. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will criss-cross the country today to rally supporters to show up at the polls for them tomorrow. 40 Million Americans have already cast their ballots in early voting. Hillary Clinton is focusing on the black vote in states like Ohio where she recently campaigned with NBA Star Lebron James . Donald Trump still believes the election is rigged and he’s calling on his supporters to deliver justice at the polls to Hillary Clinton tomorrow. Locally the polls first open in Virginia at 6am and close at 7pm. In DC and Maryland, the polls will be open from 7am to 8pm. Outside of the race for President, there are some big local issues include the District’s Statehood Referendum. In Virginia one of the big contests there has to do with the 10th Congressional District race between LuAnn Bennett and Barbara Comstock, in Prince George’s County voters will decide if two county council seats should be added. If you need polling or voter information go to whur.com and click on “Say it Loud and Proud”.
A big protest is planned for fatal police-involved shooting in DC…
Family members and friends of Terrence Sterling are planning the largest protest to date. Tonight’s 7 O’clock gathering will take place at the site where he was shot and killed by DC Police almost two months ago. Sterling’s family says they are more questions than answers and they are calling on officials to release all video and information regarding his death.
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Growing up in a military family, Taylor Thomas lived overseas until she was 16 years old. She called places such as Great Britain and the Philippines home. For a time, Taylor even spoke with a British accent. Well now she resides in the DC area and for the past three years has worked as the news anchor for The Steve Harvey Morning Show on WHUR. Recently, Taylor has adopted the Washington Redskins as her most loved pro sports team. And she considers Hains Point as her all time favorite spot in the district.