Good morning Washington. It’s the birthday of Sen. John Kerry and Nikki Sixx, a motley crew indeed.
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The menorah that President and Laura Bush lighted at last night’s White House Hanukkah party had special significance: It’s owned by the family of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and killed in Pakistan in 2002. The menorah originally belonged to his great-grandparents, Chaim and Rosa Pearl, who took it with them from Poland to Israel in 1924. Pearl’s parents, Judea and Ruth Pearl, were on hand for the ceremony.
DCRTV hears that WTOP will interrupt the all-news flow to air a sports event – the first time since dropping the Orioles after the 2000 season. Navy has made it into the Poinsetta Bowl. The 12/20 football game would normally air on WTOP’s sister, talker 3WT, but there is a conflict because the hockey Capitals are playing that night. And a Bonneville source tells DCRTV: “We honor our contracts.” WTOP will make sure there is room for news, traffic, and weather updates during the Navy game, which will air at 8 PM. The Navy coaches pre-game show will air on 3WT before the Caps…..
He also hears that “No Big Changes Coming To MAL.”
And while you’re at it, submit your nominations for the “Best/Worst” of 2007.