Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.
During the historic blizzard, local blogs and listservs connected communities and provided a vital forum for discussion and information.
- Restonian the blogger Founder of the blog "Restonian" based in Reston, Virgina;
- Rick Wilson Founder of Laurel Connections blog
- Ilana Bittner Co-founder of HoCoMoJo blog of Howard County, MD
Picturing A Blizzard: A View from WAMU
A time-lapse video of the snowstorm (February 10, 2010, 1am – 4pm ET). WAMU 88.5 visible in background.
Time lapse, 1 frame/minute. Taken with Nikon P5100.
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