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Morgan News Hour: 10-5-2021

Oct 6, 2021

The student-led production covers everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large.


Gov. Larry Hogan's former chief of staff indicted

Oct 5, 2021

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s former chief of staff has been indicted in federal court for allegedly defrauding a state agency he led.

The Maryland U.S. attorney announced the indictment against 52-year-old Roy McGrath on Tuesday.

Prosecutors say McGrath devised a scheme through which the Maryland Environmental Service paid him nearly $280,000 in severance before he moved to his post as Hogan's chief of staff.

Morgan News Hour: 10-4-2021

Oct 5, 2021

The student-led production covers everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large.


(WEAA)—According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers. 

 

Statistics show, there is a 1 in 8 chance a woman will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is suing President Joe Biden’s administration claiming his immigration policy is illegal.

Attorney General Ashley Moody announced the lawsuit Tuesday.

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis also signed an order prohibiting state agencies from assisting the relocation of undocumented immigrants arriving in the state.

(WEAA) —Retired State Senator Barbara Robinson joins Two Way Talk to discuss the state of small and minority-owned businesses in Maryland. 

 

 

  “Small businesses, minority businesses need to be represented at the state level, at the city level and Congress."- State Senator Barbara Robinson

 


 

(WEAA) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines in an effort to keep individuals safe during the holidays. 

 

Dr. David Dowdy, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, joins Two Way Talk to discuss the new guidance for holiday gatherings. 


12 positive cases detected at Morgan State the week of Sept. 27 to Oct. 1

Oct 5, 2021

(MSU Spokesman) Last week, there were 12 positive COVID-19 cases confirmed on campus. 52 cases have been detected on campus since the start of in-person instruction.

According to the weekly testing data provided by Anita Hawkins, associate dean in the School of Public Health and Policy, 1,138 tests were administered. Of the 1,138 individuals, 917 students and 221 employees were tested.

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA)— Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott has tested positive for COVID-19, city officials confirmed Monday afternoon. 

Scott’s Director of Communications Cal Harris says, "Mayor Scott tested positive for COVID-19 late this morning, and is currently self-isolating at his home in Northeast Baltimore. The Mayor is asymptomatic and currently feels fine. He will work remotely until he is officially cleared to return to City Hall”.

WEAA Angel: Danise Jones-Dorsey

Oct 4, 2021

A THANK YOU LETTER FROM WEAA’S UNDERWRITING DEPARTMENT

Here at WEAA, we are in a constant mode of trying to discover creative ways to raise funds to continue bringing you the great programing that you’ve come to expect from 88.9.  

Therefore, we would like to personally thank Mrs. Danise Jones-Dorsey for becoming the station’s first “WEAA Angel”.

A WEAA Angel is a person who provides financial backing in support of the station through their own fundraising page.

(WEAA)—Baltimore City Council President Nick Mosby joins Two Way Talk to discuss how he is pushing the administration to change the status quo when it comes to women and minority-owned business participation in the city.  

“If we’re talking about moving our city forward, it’s about empowering companies that give back to our city, that are in our city, that support residents in our city and that hire residents in our city…”- Baltimore City Council President Nick Mosby


(WEAA)— Celebrity Will Smith has opened up about his relationship with Jada Pinkett-Smith confirming they share an open marriage. 

 

The news comes ahead of the release of his upcoming self-titled memoir this November.

 

Anthony McCarthy, Cara Williams and callers share their opinions on traditional versus non-traditional unions.  


 

  

(WEAA) —Hosts Anthony McCarty and Cara Williams hold their weekly news roundtable to discuss the latest in local and national news. 

 

Democratic strategist Jessy Mejía Terry, centrist-leaning democrat Paul Plymouth and community advocate Russel Neverdon, Esquire join Two Way Talk for the discussions. 


https://www.britannica.com/biography/Audre-Lorde

(WEAA)— Dr. Kaye celebrates the life and legacy of Black feminist, lesbian, poet Audre Lorde (1934-1992) who dedicated her life to addressing injustices of racism, sexism and homophobia. 

Morgan News Hour: 10-1-2021

Oct 4, 2021

The student-led production covers everything within the Morgan Mile to the Baltimore community at large.


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