Leonsis: More needs to be done to keep NHL players healthy

The health of hockey players is the most important issue in the league and while the NHL is making efforts to reduce injuries, they need to do better.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 12:15pm EST

The truth about the flu shot: Myth vs. reality

Suspicions and misconceptions about the flu vaccine are everywhere. Some say they caught the virus despite being vaccinated, others say they've heard this year's vaccine is ineffective and others worry they got vaccinated too early -- or too late -- for it to work.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 01:01pm EST

With alarming HIV numbers, doctors debate mandatory testing

Dr. Drew Pinsky will be at WTOP, taking listeners' questions from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 09:12am EST

Ask the Executives: Question B and Question 7 spark heated debate

Executives from Prince George's and Montgomery counties are guests on Wednesday's "Ask the Executives" show.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 07:19am EDT

Four school leaders discuss teacher shortage, citizenship and homework

High enrollment, teacher vacancies and complaints of too much homework are some of the issues local school districts are facing coming into a new school year.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 01:35pm EDT

Utilities: Aggression not enough, need more money

Power companies trimming trees have made headlines in recent years, particularly after major utility Pepco blamed customer dissatisfaction on arboreal interference. These costs, combined with expenses for restoring extreme weather outages, add up quickly.

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 12:38pm EDT

Exec: 'Doomsday' budget better for Montgomery Co.

Proposed legislation would put part of the responsibility of paying teacher's pensions on the counties in which they work, which would add a $40 million per year burden to the county budget, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett told WTOP on Thursday's "Ask the Executive" program.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 12:10pm EDT

Ask the Gardener

WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath takes your questions at 10 a.m. Monday, April 30.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 08:14am EDT

Prince George's can't fix problems without gas tax

The gas tax has not been raised since 1992, County Executive Rushern Baker said on WTOP's "Ask the Executive" program on Friday, offering his support for increasing that tax. The county must repair its roads and make other infrastructure improvements to attract and keep businesses, he says.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 12:22pm EDT

Md. Co. Execs: Business tax or feds for Purple Line funding?

County executives Ike Leggett, from Montgomery County, and Rushern Baker, from Prince George's County, are on "Ask the Executive" with Mark Segraves on Tuesday.

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 11:32am EDT

Leonsis: Concessions via phone; More 'serious' Caps season

Leonsis discussed the new Washington Capitals season and what he expects this year. Following last season's playoffs rout at the hands of Tampa Bay, Alex Ovechkin called him directly -- a rare occurrence for Leonsis who says he values hierarchy in sports teams.

Monday - 10/10/2011, 01:17pm EDT

Leggett: BRAC will turn Wisc. Ave. into 'parking lot'

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova were guests on Thursday's "Hands Across the Potomac" program.

Thursday - 03/24/2011, 12:22pm EDT

Stewart criticizes feds, Baker wants more Metro

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart were guests Tuesday on WTOP's "Ask the Executive" program with Mark Segraves.

Tuesday - 03/15/2011, 01:05pm EDT

Baker: Police not keeping up with population

The county executive of Prince George's County said Tuesday the number of local law enforcement officers has not risen at the same rate as the growing population.

Thursday - 01/13/2011, 06:19pm EST

Riggo: McNabb out, Haynesworth an 'infection'

Redskins Hall of Famer John Riggins breaks down a strained relationship between the ownership and coaching staff, the future of McNabb and that "infection" Albert Haynesworth, and what lies in ahead in the final seven games for this worst-ranked defensive team.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 01:53pm EST

Live Blog: Ask the Owner with Ted Leonsis

Capitals and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis is a guest Tuesday on WTOP's "Ask the Owner" program. Here's what he has to say:

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 11:29am EST

D.C.'s top judge: Betts murder has been politicized

The Chief Judge for the District of Columbia says politicians have been using the murder of a popular D.C. principal for political gain and maintains the juvenile justice system is not broken.

Tuesday - 05/11/2010, 04:48pm EDT