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  • NewsPlus: A Tribute to Guitarist & Songwriter, Evan Johns.

    Evan Johns was an American guitarist and songwriter, from Northern Virginia, who recently died at age 61. Despite his battle with addiction to booze and drugs, Evan wouldn’t let anything stop his love for guitar and songwriting especially the love of his life: Maybellene. Evan Johns (Special) “My Cat” (Maybellene) music video – Evan Johns

  • NewsPlus: Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia talks metro budget and safetrack

    Mark Segraves caught up with Senator Tim Kaine at the King Street Metro to discuss the latest on metro safe track and budget. Senator Kaine is joined by the WMATA General Manager and CEO, Paul Wiedefeld.

  • NewsPlus: Kristy Greenwalt discusses the homeless crisis in D.C.

    Recently, Mayor Bowser had put up fencing under the Whitehurst Freeway to prevent homeless tent encampments. Tents were given to the homeless by good samaritans, but with the added fences many homeless are forced to move out of the area. However, the homeless have moved their tents right across the street.  Kristy Greenwalt joins Mark Segraves in studio to discuss the next steps in regards to the homeless crisis in the nation’s capital. Greenwalt is the director of the D.C. Interagency Council […]

  • NewsPlus: Summer McKeen and Dylan Jordan give ‘Promposal’ tips

    Prom is right around the corner, and while many high school juniors and seniors are preparing for the highly anticipated high school tradition many questions remain unanswered. Some may be worried about not picking the latest trend in prom fashion or maybe another is nervous about asking his or her high school crush to prom. Well, YouTube vloggers Summer McKeen and Dylan Jordan are here to calm all your nerves and give tips on preparing for prom and creative promposal trends.  

  • NewsPlus: MLK Library to undergo 3 year renovation

    Laura Zeilinger, Director of the D.C. Department of Human Services, discusses how the homeless in D.C. will soon be affected. Over the years, many homeless individuals have camped out front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library on G Street, using the library to keep warm in the harsh cold winters, stay dry during intense thunderstorms, or use the bathrooms. Soon, the library will be undergoing a three year renovation which will force the homeless out of the area. In the video, […]

  • NewsPlus: Frank Sirius performs ‘COMPLETE’

    Frank Sirius, musician and singer of the Chuck Brown Band, performs “Complete” in the NewsPlus with Mark Segraves studio. Watch his full interview here. Frank Sirius – COMPLETE

  • NewsPlus: Godson of Go-Go, Frank Sirius, talks musical career and Chuck Brown

    Known as “The Godson of Go-Go,” Frank Sirius joins NewsPlus with Mark Segraves to discuss his musical career with the Chuck Brown Band and what lies ahead as a solo artist. He is the godson of The Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown. Watch our next episode on Sunday, March 26th at 6AM only on DCW50! (Comcast 803, Fios 503)   Frank Sirius interview – Part 1 Frank Sirius interview – Part 2  

  • NewsPlus: “If a kid that grew up in Southeast, D.C. can make it in show business, then why can’t you?” Russell Williams II talks his career in Hollywood.

    “If a kid that grew up in Southeast D.C. can make it in show business, then why can’t you?” These are the encouraging words of Russell Williams II, the first African American to win multiple Oscars in any category for Best Sound Mixing on Glory (1990) and Dances with Wolves (1991). We sat down with Williams to discuss his start in Hollywood, leading up to his current profession teaching at American University’s School of Communication for 14 academic years to date. Williams has donated his two Oscars to the National […]

  • NewsPlus: American University Professor and two-time Academy Award winner, Russell Williams II, talks upcoming Oscars 2017

    Russell Williams II, the first African American to win multiple Oscars in any category for Best Achievement in Sound (Glory and Dances with Wolves), joins NewsPlus with Mark Segraves to discuss the upcoming Oscars. In this video snippet, Williams discusses his thoughts on La La Land, Manchester by the Sea, Fences, Hidden Figures and more. Don’t miss our exclusive full interview with Russell Williams II airing this Sunday, February 26th at 6am right here on DCW50. Williams will discuss his career in Hollywood, the road to […]