The music roots are deep in DC with our signature Go-Go sound. Thought I’d take us back to around 2000 when I had this local show called ‘MHz Urban’ and every single week I had performers and bands perform live in front of a studio audience. And the show was not pre-taped, we went all […]


When we published a Little Known Black History Fact earlier this week, we weren’t expecting such a quick response. After all, the fact was about…


In Richmond, Va, there are plans to build a minor league baseball park near and on top of a historic slave burial ground and former…

A last minute rule change gives House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va) or someone he designates, sole authority  to call a vote on the funding bill.  The funding bill can’t get passed unless there is a call to vote.  The glitch, the House wants to tie the funding bill to the Affordable Health Care Act.  The […]

  A Woodbridge High School football player was fatally stabbed Saturday afternoon at a Prince William County park, an incident that has left his friends and teammates struggling for answers and mourning the death of the 18-year-old linebacker. Read More

Da’Shawn Hand of Woodbridge, Va., is the top-ranked football prospect in the nation, and after narrowing his 94 scholarship offers to three, he still has a big decision to make. Read More

The Washington Football Team star finally has a place to stow all those wedding presents — a sprawling mansion in Aldie, Va., a fast-growing ’burb south of Leesburg. Property records show the young quarterback just closed on the three-year-old home two weeks ago, a sale first noted by Washington BusinessJournal. Read More

As midnight approached on the eve of the Republican convention in Virginia, party loyalists were tipping beers and listening to country music at a rollicking fete hosted by Pete Snyder, a front-runner for the nomination for lieutenant governor. Read More

The winning Powerball numbers for Saturday were 22-32-37-44-50, and the Powerball was 34. Lottery officials say nobody has won the Powerball jackpot and the top prize will now increase to about $425 million for the next drawing, the largest jackpot ever for the game.    

Little Known Black History Fact

The Rappahannock River is a watery area near Fredericksburg, VA that marked the end of the Underground Railroad for many slaves. The longest free-flowing river in the Chesapeake Bay, the Rappahannock was the river crossed in fall of 1862 when the legal end of slavery was near.  During the Civil War, slaves crossed the river […]

(Manassas, VA)  —  Today’s kickoff of the four-day “Welcome Discovery” celebration near Dulles may bring delays to Manassas area roadways.  The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission is cautioning commuters who drive along I-66 and other roads in the area to expect more traffic than usual.  The events for the transfer of the space shuttle Discovery […]

(McLean, VA)  —  The nation’s fifth-largest bank is cutting more jobs.  In its latest reorganization, McLean-based Capital One Bank has announced that nearly 500 assistant branch managers are being let go, including 166 in the Washington, DC area.  They can accept severance packages or apply for other company jobs.  Analyst Scott Valentin of FBR Capital […]