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Mollenbeck was clearly not cut out to be a physician.
Around age 5, he got a toy doctor's kit, complete with a stethoscope. But instead of
using it as any normal child might, he used the stethoscope as a microphone and
headphones to announce things around the house. So it began.
While still in high school in small-town Iowa, he started working part time at the
local radio station (KLMJ). By the time he graduated from Biola University in
Southern California, he had worked or interned on both coasts, including WHO in Des
Moines, KOGO in San Diego and WTOP/WFED in Washington.
After three and a half years reporting for KNX in Los Angeles, Mollenbeck returned
to WTOP in May of 2010.
He loves travel, Spanish and neckties.
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Layers just haven't been enough this winter, so people have cranked the heat and left it on.
Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 06:37am EST
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Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 12:10am EST
High call volume caused technical problems Tuesday as thousands of former and current University of Maryland students, staff and faculty tried to find out if they were caught up in a massive data breach.
Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 05:49pm EST
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Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 09:30am EST
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Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 09:48am EST
Shoveling the sidewalk is one thing. Clearing a runway is something else entirely.
Thursday - 02/13/2014, 06:16am EST
Snow days have piled up across the region, but parents in the inner suburbs are questioning why their students can't go to class when the conditions in their neighborhoods are normal.
Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:32pm EST
Multiple rounds of snow, ice and freezing rain have taken a toll on the roads -- and, by extension, pocketbooks.
Monday - 02/10/2014, 04:39am EST
Standing in the very place Medric 'Cecil' Mills collapsed, family and community members held a vigil on Thursday night and demanded action in response to his neglect by firefighters.
Thursday - 02/06/2014, 10:09pm EST
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Thursday - 02/06/2014, 06:34am EST
Some drivers are using phony disability parking placards as a way to avoid parking restrictions and meter payments in D.C.
Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 08:39am EST
Two-hour parking limit? Moving you're car won't make you legally parked.
Friday - 01/31/2014, 09:03am EST
The first six months of Virginia's law getting tough on texting while driving reveal a clear trend. Drivers in Northern Virginia are the most likely to be convicted.
Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 06:45am EST
TSA Precheck provides known travelers a way to zoom through the screening process -- without budging in line.
Sunday - 01/19/2014, 02:28am EST
A Fairfax County teacher is one of four finalists for the 2014 National Teacher of the Year.
Friday - 01/17/2014, 09:10pm EST
Get your burrito lightning fast with a vending machine.
Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:51am EST
Some people feel weather changes in their bones. Utilities feel them in their water mains. And this week's cold snap has caused dozens of ailing pipes to give out.
Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 09:15pm EST
A sticker declaring support for the Second Amendment has become the must-have item for like-minded shop owners across the country. And it's the brainchild of a Leesburg restaurant owner.
Thursday - 01/02/2014, 08:18am EST
The federal transit allowance has been slashed dramatically, which stands to impact the region's commute -- whether by car or transit.
Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 04:03am EST
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Saturday - 12/28/2013, 07:50am EST