Spring 2010

Special Edition: District Wire News in Spanish 04.20.10

In this edition of Las Noticias del Distrito (District Wire News) we take an inside look at the uniqueness of the Hispanic population in the DMV area; Brianna Pellicane takes us to Chesapeake Bay to see how the crab season is looking; DC council reviews a bill that would legalize medical use of marijuana in the District; and much more.Produced and anchored by Carmen Castro with the technical assistance of Brianna Pellicane & Arrien Davison.

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District Wire News 4.20.10

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On this special 30 minute edition of District Wire News, Professor John Watson joins us to discuss the constitutionality of the D.C. voting rights bill. Find out what investors are doing to produce a lawsuit against Goldman Sachs and what’s next for NASA after the space shuttle Discovery landed at Kennedy Space Center Tuesday. Plus iPad quirks and a social networking site that has as many users as television has watchers.

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special edition: district wire news in spanish 4.19.10

In this Spanish language special edition, we see Senators’ Harry Reid and Robert Menedez urge President Obama for a reform on immigration in the wake of Arizona’s new immigration law.
Also, Europe is beginning to open its airways after Iceland’s volcanic activity, and Venezuelan Boxing Champion Edwin Valero commits suicide in his jail cell. Produced and anchored by Michelle Carlson with assistance from Caitlin Moore.

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special edition: district wire news in filipino 04.19.10

In this special edition of Balita ng Distrito (District Wire News), we see how the Icelandic volcano has affected Filipinos, the Pope goes to Malta to make an apology, the latest on green communities in the Philippines, how the outlook of sugar is looking in the Philippines, and what Kim Chiu has been up to. Produced and anchored by Don Michael Mendoza and Amanda Simmons.

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District Wire News 4.19.10

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On this special, thirty minute edition of District Wire News, we’ll show you some eco-friendly initiatives that are taking DC by storm.  And, District Wire was joined by a special guest this week to discuss the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the F.C.C.  Also, we’ll show you which old-fashioned breakfast food is getting a flashy, new makeover around the District.

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District Wire News 4.6.10

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On this edition of District Wire News, get an update on the West Virginia mine explosion, and find out why the President’s latest meeting is stirring up conversation. A new study says high fat foods are best at breakfast, and  Tiger Woods returns to golf. Hosted by Leslie Byford and Alex Thompson. Produced by Gabrielle Jones. Post-production by Sean Connolly and Gabrielle Jones.

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District Wire News 4.6.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, hosted by Philippa Levenberg and Carmen Castro, Evan Banks reports on a controversial video posted in the Internet showing two journalists being killed in Iraq. Erissa Scalera is live in studio with a report on date rape at American University and Zuleqa Husain will take you to the National Zoo, where the Giant Panda might be pregnant. Subscribe to our channel and visit us online at Districtwirenews.com for all the late breaking local news.

Produced by Anel Ramazanova.

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District Wire News 4.5.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, an earthquake in Mexico shakes the west coast of the United states, D.C. Metro ridership is on the rise, American University’s sexual assault policies are reviewed, American University’s Student Health Center aims to put medical records online, and Donovan McNabb is traded to the Redskins. Anchored by Claire Scattergood and Farah Zermane; produced by Caitlin Moore.

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District Wire News 3.30.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, hosted by Anel Ramazanova and Andrea Posner, Alex Thompson looks at why D.C. is the 3rd largest city for cyber crime, Keyana Farkondepay reports on why students are being a little more careful with their Facebook profiles and Zuleqa Husain reports live in studio on a controversy brewing on the campus of American University. Subscribe to our channel and visit us online at Districtwirenews.com for all the late breaking local news. Produced by: Leslie Byford and post-production by Evan Banks.

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District Wire News 3.30.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, hosted by Arrien Davison and Brianna Pellicane, Sean Connolly reports on how fatty foods may be as addictive as drugs, Gabrielle Jones looks at how D.C. residents are using local libraries in a more modern way and Lauryn Smith is live in studio with a report on why some children may not benefit from the new health care law. Subscribe to our channel and visit us online at Districtwirenews.com for all the late breaking local news. Produced by Erissa Scalera.

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District Wire News 3.29.10

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Bus riders in Washington, D.C. are upset about what they believe are unjust fare hikes, the controversial health care bill is also affecting student loans, and the U Street audio tour gives visitors a free way to enjoy the city.

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district wire news 3.29.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, the angry neighbors want students at American University to quiet down, Georgetown University refuses to hand out contraception on campus and the annual AU Founders Day Ball was canceled. District Wire News Starts Now. Anchored by Michelle Carlson and Caitlin Moore. Produced by: Nahamah Jackson-Brown Tape Produced by: Don Michael Mendoza

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District Wire News 3.23.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, returning hosts Gabrielle Jones and Erissa Scalera cover the signing of the health-care bill, Brianna Pellicane takes a look at what the historic bill entails, Arrien Davis tells us how young Americans will be affected, and Alex Thompson examines how one government building in Fairfax County is falling apart with no signs of repairs.  Produced by Lauryn Smith.

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District Wire News 3.23.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, returning hosts Keyana Farkondepay and Sean Connolly cover the passage of the healthcare bill, Andrea Posner looks at some of the new regulations in the bill, Philippa Levenburg examines the prospects of immigration being the next big talking point in the nation’s capital, Anel Ramazanova reports on some local colleges’ practice of phoning home when students break rules, and Brianna Pellicane tells us about some new video screens that may be going up in Chinatown. Produced by Evan Banks.

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District Wire News 3.22.10

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On this edition of District Wire News, a new health care bill is passed and the DMV is experiencing Metro escalator problems. Two AU students got arrested at a “Funk the War” protest and March Madness has everyone guessing who’s going to be the National ChampionAnchored by Michael Ono and Caitlyn Gart. Produced by Cynammon Burns.

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District Wire News 3.22.10

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In this edition of District Wire News the latest on health care reform is examined, student government elections at American University, and the changing taste of water inside the District.  Anchors Rana Novini and Don Michael Mendoze also examine the blossoming cherry blossoms, the giant metro budget deficit an expansion for more bike lanes.  Produced by John Humenick.

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District Wire News 3.16.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, hosts Brianna Pellicane and Nihar Sinha give viewers an update on the healthcare bill, inform them of a fighter plane drill over DC and report on Google’s troubles in China. Erissa Scalera looks at flooding in the Georgetown area, Carmen Castro reports on tax preparations, Arrien Davidson tells us what the FCC has in store for broadband users and  Philippa Levenberg travels to Crownsville, MD to see how horses can heal PTSD war veterans. Finally, Alex Thompson explores the world of NCAA bracket gambling as March Madness gets under way.

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District Wire News 3.16.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, Evan Banks looks into the looming Health Care bill and the Tea Party protests that go along with it. Leslie Byford looks at changes to No Child Left Behind while Gabrielle Jones explores construction issues on the H Street Corridor.  Host Carmen Castro gives a March Madness preview and an update on major flooding in the area is provided. Carmen Castro and Andrea Posner host.

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District Wire News 3.15.10

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On this edition of District Wire News: Changes to the campus shuttle service; demand for student housing was overestimated; DC flood watch and the American University women’s basketball team loses in Patriot League finals.

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District Wire News 3.15.10

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On this edition of District Wire News, anchors Michelle Carlson and Erika Crable look into the flooding of the DC area, the possibility of new bike lanes, and the latest information about the health care bill. They also shed light on a group of dying bats, the new inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and this year’s lineup for the Tribeca Film Festival.  The show was produced by Lauren Bernhardt.

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District Wire News 3.02.10

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On this edition of District Wire News: Major changes under way at the post office; Historic U Street neighborhood gets a visitors center; the dangers of video games and a not so common sport sweeping the nation.

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District Wire News 3.02.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, Gabrielle Jones reports on why some historically black colleges may not be as excited as others after President Obama recently promised them millions of dollars. Evan Banks explains how your credit rating could affect your next job interview. And Brianna Pellicane reports how D.C. business owners may soon have to pay extra green for not going green. Zuleqa Husain and Philippa Levenberg host.

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District Wire News 3.01.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, sprinklers in American University dorms ruin students personal belongings, President Obama is thinking of new ways to keep kids in school, faulty breathalyzers, DC needs a new snow plan, and which organic foods to buy.

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District Wire News 3.01.10

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In this edition of District Wire News, the same-sex marriage fight heats up in the district, the D.C. bag tax proves successful, an AU student talks about his family’s experience in Chile, and kids stack cups for sport in Maryland.

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District Wire News 2.23.10

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D.C. gets money to digitize its medical records, Arlington ranks in the top five wealthiest cities,  one webcam use  stirs controversy, Mount Vernon gets a grant for a George Washington research center, and AU wiki AUpedia struggles to attract students.

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District Wire News 2.23.10

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New credit card changes go into effect; a new health study about naps; and H1N1 flu shots are given at airports. Plus, the latest on Winter Olympic action.

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District Wire News 2.22.10

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On this edition of District Wire News on Monday, February 22, 2010, the Washington DC Transportation Authority announced that it is raising metro fare by 10 cents, the melting snow in the city may cause severe flooding in residential neighborhoods, and a new gossip site called College ACB may be the second coming of what was Juicy Campus.

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District Wire News 2.22.10

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Potholes form after winter weather, students could be using their AU ID’s to pay for metro and a diner in Adams Morgan brings a whole new meaning to “diner and a show.”

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District Wire News 2.16.10

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D.C. residents deal with limited parking in the snow, gas prices fall after the storm, AU holds classes electronically and one of Washington’s most famous residents says farewell.

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District Wire News 2.16.10

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As D.C. wobbles to its feet after the worse snowstorm in over a century, the District Wire News team is dispatched to different points in the city to track the aftermath of the storm. We take a look at the beleaguered mail delivery service, district commuters battling traffic as schools and offices open their doors, and what this snowstorm means for the controversial climate change debate. Plus, we bring you an exclusive glimpse at a new documentary exposing regional airlines that slash costs and forsake safety.

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District Wire News 2.15.10

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This edition of District Wire News features an update of the DC Snowstorm of 2010, how parking on the streets is affected, and how schools prepare to head back in session. Actor Kevin Smith is asked to leave a plane for being too large and visitors of the National Zoo say goodbye to their beloved panda, Tai Shan.

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District Wire News 2.15.10

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D.C. is stuck in another snow emergency, physically disabled students struggle to get around campus and Terrace Dining Hall employees hunker down during snow days to keep American University students from going hungry.

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