January 6, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: State Sen. Will Smith, a Veteran, on Legislature, Iraq

State Sen. Will Smith talks about changes in the state Senate’s crime committee as he takes over leadership of the panel. He also talks about his military service in light of current events in Iraq and Iran.

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December 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 16 in Montgomery County

Precipitation to start the week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 16. 1. Highway Rally: A rally has been scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, on the amendments to the multibillion-dollar Beltway and I-270 expansion. Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz and Vice President […]

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December 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Craig Rice on Apple, Kirwan Commission

Councilmember Craig Rice talks about a new effort to help students learn to code. It’s getting support from Apple. And we grill him on the Kirwan Commission, which is proposing $3 billion in expanded education spending.

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December 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Travis Gayles on Declining Cancer Rates

We talk with Dr. Travis Gayles, Montgomery County health officer, about declining cancer rates. And even though the rates are falling, what does that mean if you or a loved one receive a cancer diagnosis?

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September 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Bishop Leila Ortiz

Bishop Leila Ortiz, who leads the Metro DC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, doesn’t shy away from saying it’s unusual for a Latina to lead 35,000 Lutherans in about 80 churches in the DC region. “The Holy Spirit is up to something,” she says. Ortiz is the first Latina bishop in the […]

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August 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Fire and Rescue’s Social Media Maven Pete Piringer

He doesn’t fritter when he’s on Twitter. Chief spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Pete Piringer — Tweety Petey as he is called by some — tells MCM how social media has changed how he informs the public when first responders are on the scene of a fire or accident. He’s a trusted […]

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August 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks About the Weather

Everyone talks about the weather—and the past few months have given us plenty to talk about. Dr. Philip Arkin with the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center at the University of Maryland helps us make a little sense about all this rain. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, TuneIn, […]

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August 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: What’s in Your Wallet?

Montgomery College cybersecurity expert Joseph Roundy talks with Doug Tallman about how to protect your data in the wake of data breaches at Capital One and other institutions. On this episode of Montgomery Talks, Roundy also gives his take on election security. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, […]

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July 30, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Jamie Raskin on Impeachment

Will the Democrats move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump? Rep. Jamie Raskin says Congress has 10 investigations under way looking into the Trump administration policies, and any one could lead to impeachment charges. Listen to the latest edition of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, […]

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June 27, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: A New Captain on the Beat

Capt. Sonia Pruitt, the first African-American woman to reach that rank, has the job of overseeing the force’s interactions with the community. She says she’s up to the job even though people of color have expressed their distrust of the county police. Pruitt talks about that and more on Montgomery Talks. Available now on MyMCMedia, […]

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