VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: State government offices in blizzard-affected areas of Virginia are closed today. Many local attractions including the Smithsonian and the Capitol Visitor Center also are closed, as well as many libraries and recreation centers. Call before heading out. The District Public Schools D.C. Public Schools: Closed Monday. Administrative offices will open 1 […]

By Mark F. Gray After two weeks of hype Miami is now officially Payton Place. Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning may be the first son of New Orleans but after leading the Saints to their first Super Bowl Sean Payton is now the Baron of the Bayou. Super Bowl XLVI has the potential to be […]

News Talk 1450 WOL afternoon host Bernie McCain began the process of tracing his roots to Africa with Gina M. Paige, President and Co-Founder of African Ancestry, Inc. Watch the interview and make sure you log back in February 24th at 5pm to hear the results of his test. For more information on how you […]

VIA MYFOXDC: Winter Storm Warning in effect from 10 am Friday to 10 PM EST Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow with near-blizzard conditions which is in effect from 10 am Friday to 10 PM EST Saturday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. The […]

Join Bernie McCain and Gina Paige, President and Co-Founder of African Ancestry, Thursday February 4th at 5pm as we attempt to trace Bernie McCain’s African Ancestry during Black History Month. Founded in 2003 on years of research, African Ancestry, Inc. is an ancestry tracing company that pioneered African lineage matching in the United States utilizing […]

VIA MYFOXDC: A surge in violent crime is putting a popular D.C. neighborhood on edge. In the last two weeks alone, two people were robbed at gunpoint, and before that a cab driver was shot. The crimes are all happening before 10 p.m., police say. It’s is a section of Dupont Circle that is heavily […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Unemployment in the Washington region rose slightly in December, to 6.2 percent, according to government data released Tuesday, pushed up largely by an increase in the District’s jobless rate. The District’s unemployment level during the same period rose from 11.8 percent to 12.1 percent and probably was the chief factor in […]

The Black Sports Legends Foundation will launch its historic National Collegiate Film Festival Tour at Morgan State University at the beautiful new student center located at 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland, from February 6-7, 2010. The festival will pay special tribute and examine the lives of numerous national and local black sports legends […]

By Mark F. Gray In one of my recent on air conversations with former Georgetown guard and current broadcaster Mark Tillmon – during The SportsGroove Radio Show (M-F 7-10 ET http://www.woldcnews.com) – we talked about how good this year’s addition of the young pups could be. “If they can ever put two halves together and […]

Mark F. Gray Now that NBA Commissioner David Stern has taken the unprecedented step of suspending Gilbert Arenas and Javarris Crittenton for the rest of the season its time for this sordid disaster to come to an end. Since it appears obvious that the franchise is looking to take a wrecking ball to the roster […]