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  • Mayor Vincent Gray Talks D.C. Economy MP3

    LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) – In a time where the U.S. is slowly coming out of the recession, D.C. is thriving. One of the major reasons the District is prospering, is due to its growing number of citizens, says Mayor Vincent Gray in his weekly radio address exclusive to All-News 99.1 WNEW. With more than 1,000 people becoming residents of the District per month, Gray attributes D.C.’s economic strength to real...

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  • Another Young Man Drowns at Purple Horse Beach MP3

    LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — A 21-year-old man is still missing off the shore of Purple Horse Beach in Montgomery County, Sunday. The young man slipped under the water while swimming with friends just before 5:30 Saturday afternoon and never resurfaced, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue says. The man’s friends attempted to save him but had to be pulled from the swift water once authorities reached the scene. R...

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  • A Good Read — Blind to Betrayal, By Jennifer Freyd and Pamela Birrell MP3

    LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — Author Jennifer Freyd says her book is about something we all have in common. “Every human being has experienced a betrayal in our lives,” she says. The book, that she co-authored with fellow Ph.D Pamela Birrell, is called “Blind To Betrayal: Why We Fool Ourselves We Aren’t Being Fooled.” It explores the concept of betrayal blindness, or, why people ignore w...

    27.06.2013

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  • Anthony Rendon Needs a Nickname #RendonNickname MP3

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - Anthony Rendon has been on a tear since being recalled to the Nationals on June 4, so much so that it would be impossible to justify sending him back down at this point. Him likely being a mainstay on this ballclub for the foreseeable future means it’s time he gets a nickname, but there’s one problem – his name. Problem is, Anthony Rendon is tough one to work with. The Junkie...

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  • Adam LaRoche on Avoiding Slow Starts: ‘I’ve Tried Hunting More…Hunting Less’ MP3

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - Baseball players are weird creatures of habit, but Nats first baseman Adam LaRoche is a notorious slow starter offensively, which has become something of legend throughout his 10-year Major League Baseball career. After struggling out of the gate with a .136 batting average in the month of April this season, 2013 has been no different for LaRoche. “You get in a little rut and that starts to...

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  • 2 Hit, Killed by Train in Md. MP3

    Download: 2hitbytrain.mp3 GARRETT PARK, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — Montgomery County Police say two men were struck and killed by a freight train around 11 p.m. Wednesday night. Police say 20-year-old Elvin Rojas and 19-year-old Alejandro Uribe, both of Wheaton, were walking on the tracks near the Garrett Park MARC station when they were hit by a CSX train. The train conductor applied the brakes after seeing the m...

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  • Szczerbiak: Otto Porter ‘The Perfect Fit’ for Wizards at No. 3 MP3

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - Former NBA player and current CBS Sports Network analyst Wally Szczerbiak knows basketball. More specifically, the three-point specialist knows shooters. It’s been well documented, at least by current Wizards players, that Washington is looking to draft a pick-and-pop guy with the 3rd pick of the 2013 NBA Draft. And according to Szczerbiak, there’s one guy who fits that mold bett...

    26.06.2013

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    26.06.2013

  • Gay Rights Supporters Erupt in Cheers Over Supreme Court Ruling MP3

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers, wept openly and chanted “DOMA is Dead” outside the Supreme Court as word reached them that the justices had struck down the federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman. Some in the crowd hugged and others jumped up and down just after 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday when the decision was announced inside. Many w...

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  • 1 Killed in I-95 Crash in Md. With Tanker MP3

    BELTSVILLE, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — Maryland State Police say one person was killed when a car crossed the median on Interstate 95 in Prince George’s County and hit a tractor trailer. Police say a northbound car crossed the median early Wednesday just north of the Intercounty Connector and hit a southbound tractor trailer. State police say one person was killed inside the car, but no other injuries were report...

    26.06.2013

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  • Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Due Wednesday MP3

    People line up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in anticipation of two key rulings on gay marriage. (Photo credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW) WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — The Supreme Court is meeting to deliver opinions in two cases that could dramatically alter the rights of gay people across the United States. The justices are expected to decide their f...

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  • Suzuki: ‘We’re The Only Ones That Really Know What’s Going On’ MP3

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - Whether expectations were fairly placed on the Nationals or not heading into this season, the team has underperformed, but catcher Kurt Suzuki is emphatic their early-season confidence hasn’t wavered in the slightest, and has a message to deliver to all their critics. “We’ve got all the confidence in the world that we’re going to turn it around,” Suzuki told 106.7...

    25.06.2013

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    25.06.2013

  • Jordan Zimmermann Talks All-Star Game and the Teammates Getting Him There MP3

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - With 3 complete games under his belt, and after having gone deeper than 7 innings in 11 of 15 starts this season, resulting in a 10-3 record and 2.26 ERA, Jordan Zimmermann is having a career year with the Nationals, placing his name firmly atop the ballot for the 2013 MLB All-Star game in New York. But the class act that he is, Jordan humbly defers all recognition to his teammates, crediting his...

    25.06.2013

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  • Bomani Jones ‘Flabbergasted’ by Reid’s Column on John Wall’s Tattoos MP3

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - As the Wizards continue talks of a contract extension for John Wall, the conversation about whether he’s deserving of a max contract in the NBA continues to intensify, outward and exponentially, and sometimes not even relating to his performance on the court. On Monday, Jason Reid furthered the debate with a column in the Washington Post, in which he specifically pointed to Wall’s r...

    25.06.2013

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  • Reid: It’s Not About John Wall’s Tattoos, It’s About Achievement MP3

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - Jason Reid of the Washington Post came under minor scrutiny in his latest column, for suggesting John Wall’s recent revelation of his tattoos could be a sign of a player no longer concerned with his national marketability, and as a result, a guy who’s undeserving of a max contract. Here’s what caused a stir: “Posing shirtless recently for an Instagram photo, Wall reveal...

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  • Search Continues for Missing Swimmer on Potomac MP3

    play pause Missing Swimmer John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW ‬ POTOMAC, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — Officials say a 19-year-old man went missing while swimming in the Potomac River near Great Falls. The search for the teen is expected to resume on Tuesday morning, a day after severe weather interrupted a search by Montgomery County, Fairfax County and National Park Service crews. Montgomer...

    25.06.2013

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  • Obesity Officially Classified As A Disease MP3

    CHICAGO (CBS) – The nation’s largest organization of doctors now considers obesity a disease. WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, at a meeting in Chicago, the American Medical Association House of Delegates has voted to declare obesity a medical illness. Dr. Louis Aronne, director of the Comprehensive Weight Control Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical C...

    24.06.2013

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    24.06.2013

  • Theismann ‘Would Have an Interest’ in Replacing Huff as Redskins Broadcaster MP3

    LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — It’s only been a few days since legendary Redskins broadcaster Sam Huff announced his retirement, but one former player already has his eyes on the position. Former Washington quarterback Joe Theismann told Holden and Danny on Monday that he “certainly would have an interest” in replacing Huff as the team’s color commentator “if the opportunity was presente...

    24.06.2013

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  • Man Shot By Officer Flees, Crashes in Md. MP3

    Authorities remove the shotgun from inside the suspect’s SUV after the crash in Gaithersburg. (Credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW) GAITHERSBURG, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — Montgomery County Police say officers shot a man during a traffic stop, but he fled and crashed nearby. Police say officers spotted a Ford Explorer linked to a domestic incident in Howard County at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday and stopped it. Of...

    24.06.2013

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  • Gray Continues Push For Charter School Expansion in D.C. MP3

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Fresh off the heels of his education reform speech that was met with some protest Thursday, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray continues to push for changing the educational landscape in the District. Gray used his weekly Sunday radio address heard exclusively on All-News 99.1 WNEW to once again lay out his plans for education reform, a key portion of which, Gray says, is striking a balance between c...

    23.06.2013

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    23.06.2013

  • DC’s Sick Leave Audit Enlightening MP3

    LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — Your employer may not hassle you about taking sick leave when you wake up with a sniffle, but an audit reveals many D.C. employers haven’t gotten the message that offering sick time is the law, and has been for five years. The city’s Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act, which states that “all employers … in the District of Columbia must provide paid leave to each emp...

    21.06.2013

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