Emilie Fleuette
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Emilie Fleuette is a journalist in the Capital News Service broadcast bureau. She has worked as a newsroom intern for WBOC-TV, a multimedia reporter for The Diamondback and a photographer for The Writer’s Bloc.

April 13, 2017
A military plane crashes in Prince George’s County

Shortly after takeoff from Joint Base Andrews, an F-16 plane on its way to conduct routine training in Pennsylvania experienced a mechanical problem and crashed in a wooded area between two neighborhoods. There were no reported injuries on the ground and the pilot, who has not been identified, safely ejected and landed about a mile from the crash.

April 27, 2017
Kids travel to Washington with a message for President Trump

Young people from all over the East Coast joined together in front of the White House to send President Trump a message about his immigration policies. They were speaking up for families at risk of being separated because of deportation.

March 17, 2017
MD Comptroller Franchot discusses the role immigrants play in the tax system

In a town meeting held at the CASA Multicultural Center in Takoma Park, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot explained that the immigrant population makes a huge difference in Maryland’s economy, and they can pay their taxes safely.

January 31, 2017
MD Comptroller, Attorney General charge four with tax fraud

Maryland’s Attorney General Brian Frosh and state Comptroller Peter Franchot announced Thursday that four people have been charged with tax fraud after allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the state of Maryland.

April 13, 2017
The Legislative Black Caucus calls for a special session on medical marijuana legislation

Members of the Maryland General Assembly Legislative Black Caucus, upset by the failure of one of their top priorities in the closing minutes of the just-ended 90-day session are now calling for passage of that legislation and demanding the governor and legislative leaders call a special session to do that. The bill would expand the number of licensed growers in state’s medical marijuana program by adding five growers to add diversity which the caucus says is currently lacking.

March 17, 2017
Throwaways become giveaways in effort to keep food from going to waste

Rather than see fresh vegetables and fruits being tossed in the trash, some local volunteers are on a mission to see both distributed to those in need.

February 8, 2017
UMD students protest, seek more action from university’s president

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland–University of Maryland students at the College Park campus walked out of classes Wednesday afternoon as part of a protest to President Trump’s executive order concerning refugees and immigrants. The students called for more support from University President Wallace Loh.