DMV Spotlight

Welcome to the The Sports Capitol’s DMV Spotlight!  Here you’ll find featured local stories from the DC, Maryland, and Virigina area that inform, enlighten, and inspire you.  Check back here for weekly content, and if you have a story you would like to see featured, send us an email!

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DMV Spotlight on DC School Choices on 8.25.2019

    DMV Spotlight on 8.25.2019 on DC School Choices delves into the options parents in and near the District of Columbia have to choose schools for their children. Guest, Dr. Jessica Sutter, DC State Board of Education member for Ward 6 outlined the differences between DC Public school options and DC Charter school options…MORE

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DMV Spotlight on 8.18.2019 on the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network

DMV Spotlight on 8.18.2019  highlights a new initiative at the National Institute on Drug Abuse to improve Opioid addiction treatment in criminal  justice settings. Dr. Tisha Wiley, who heads up the ‘Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network ‘(JCOIN) at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, explains 12 grants  have been awarded  to support research on quality addiction treatment for Opioid Use…MORE

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DMV Spotlight on 8.11.2019

  ​DMV Spotlight on 8.11.19 shines a light on the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria, VA. Guests, Allen Lomax, Chair of the SAPCA Board of Directors for a decade and Emma Beall, MPH, Coordinator of SAPCA outlined the various programs offered by Alexandria to help prevent underage use and abuse of drugs, alcohol and…MORE

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DMV Spotlight on 8.4.2019 on Christmas in April of Prince George’s County

DMV Spotlight on 8.4.19 on Christmas in April of Prince George’s County shines a light on the homes being rebuilt by volunteers from the community. Christmas in April of Prince George’s County, MD Board Member, Melbourne Jenkins explains that elderly, handicapped and or low-income homeowners in the county can have repairs ranging from major to…MORE

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DMV Spotlight on 7.28.2019 on Boaters for Backpacks

DMV Spotlight on Boaters for Backpacks on 7.28.2019 shines a light on efforts by the Fairfax County Police Department’s Marine Patrol Unit which is collecting new backpacks to hand out to school children in need in Fairfax County, VA public schools. Guests LT. Kevin Shaw with the Fairfax County Police Department Marine Patrol Unit and…MORE