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Advocate: A D.C. Wal-Mart would provide 'dead end jobs'

Minister and workers' advocate Rev. Howard Finley joined Mark Plotkin on "The Politics Program" Friday to discuss the possibility of Wal-Mart moving into the District.

Tags: Wal-Mart , Howard Finley , Mark Plotkin

Friday - 06/03/2011, 01:11pm EDT

Former Md. Gov. had gun during term in office

Marvin Mandel revealed to WTOP Friday he faced a number of security concerns, including death threats, during his time in office during the 1970's. Members of the Maryland State Police suggested he carry a pistol as the threats increased.

Tags: Marvin Mandel , Maryland State Police , gun , Mark Plotkin

Friday - 01/14/2011, 07:00pm EST

Baker expresses concern over Pr. Geo. Police

While uncertainity surrounds Prince George's County Police Chief Roberto Hylton's job, the county executive-elect says he's worried about what's been happening in the police department.

Tags: Rushern Baker , Roberto Hylton , Prince George's County Police , University of Maryland , Jack Johnson , Leslie Johnson , corruption

Friday - 12/03/2010, 05:10pm EST

Shots fired again at Marine Corps museum

Shots were fired at the Marine Corps museum in Triangle, Va. -- the fourth time someone has fired at military-related buildings in the last few weeks. The FBI is urging the shooter to surrender.

Tags: Marine Corps , Marine Corps Museum , Pentagon , Triangle , Chantilly , Arlington , Colleen Kelleher , Cathy Lanier , Kim Chinn , Kattherine Schweit , shootings , FBI , Prince William County Police , Brian Villard , Quantico , Marine Corps Marathon , Marine Corps recruiting station , Gerry Connolly , Keith Fimian , Mark Plotkin , John Perren , FBI Washington Field Office , Mike Crosbie

Friday - 10/29/2010, 10:59am EDT

Fight to stop ambulance fees may end up in court

The Montgomery County Council approved a proposal in May to charge ambulance fees, but the Montgomery County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association has submitted more than 50,000 signatures to add a referendum on the November ballot.

Tags: ambulance fees , Montgomery County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Associ , Montgomery County Board of Elections

Sunday - 08/22/2010, 02:57pm EDT