Category Archives: Prince George’s County

Washington Post attacks Edwards with ‘identity politics’

The Washington Post worked hard to defeat Donna Edwards, then wasted no time crafting a narrative to explain her loss. “Lesson from Edwards’s loss: ‘It shouldn’t be about race,’” read a Post headline on election night. Edwards’s defeat shows “the … Continue reading

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The Post vs. Donna Edwards

If Donna Edwards ekes out a victory in Maryland’s Democratic primary Tuesday, she’ll be positioned to become just the second black woman to serve in the Senate. But winning her party’s nomination will be a heavy lift: she’s up against … Continue reading

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The Taxi Link Wraps Up, Struggle Continues

Listen to The Taxi Link’s Season 2 finale: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 “Even though there have been different issues every week, there were still some fundamental consistencies,” The Taxi Link co-host Tony Norman said on the show’s … Continue reading

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Scrappy Cabbies Take On Multinationals

The Taxi Link airs on WUST 1120 AM. Listen: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 A scrappy group of Prince George’s cabbies is determined not to go quietly into the night. Instead of being pushed out by several … Continue reading

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Gaylord Hotel Broke Law, May Do It Again

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 The week began with Prince George’s County cabbies, the AFL-CIO and the local chapter of the NAACP saying Gaylord … Continue reading

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National Harbor’s Invisible Men

Nestled along the shores of the Potomac River, just over the D.C. line in Prince George’s County, is a privately-owned $3 billion resort and mini-city, that’s growing. The Peterson Company likely couldn’t have built National Harbor without hundreds of millions … Continue reading

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Change to Come, Says Taxi Chair

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 At a standing-room-only town hall Wednesday, D.C. Taxicab Commission Chairman Ron Linton told cab drivers that the commission will … Continue reading

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Taxi chair agrees to town hall

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 D.C. taxi chair Ron Linton has agreed to do a town hall with The Taxi Link (details below). “I … Continue reading

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Taxi commission to cabbies: Pay up or else

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 Without being informed of the specifics of what they’re accused of, cab drivers say they can be summoned to … Continue reading

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Gaylord hotel gets hybrids, protests and a flash mob

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 The protests outside Gaylord National grew larger this week as cab drivers and supporters stepped up their demand for … Continue reading

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