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choreography and cartwheels and upside down splits give us props for that. . >> lots of action there. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay us with us for "good live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, a deadly crash involving commuter bus and a car in waldorf. the bus driver did not yield to right-of-way. good morning, washington. tuesday, october 18. i am cynne simpson. >> i am natasha barrett. first, meteorologist adam caskey.
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>> adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center. clouds this morning and sunshine in the afternoon. even tonight some rainfall, but especially throughout the morning and early afternoon tomorrow, rain showers. 55 in the district right now 43 in frederick, 47 in martinsburg, 67 in lexington park a season will start to the day. 72 this afternoon, above average. a mixture of sun and clouds. grain developing tonight and showers off and on tomorrow, of the day. up to 1.5 inches of rain in some locations. thursdays when we transition into the cooler air. it's going to be a gusty day. temperatures dropping beyond that. wednesday night into thursday morning is when we will hit the high temperature and then temperatures tumbling. near 60 degrees on friday. fall-like on the weekend with
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calm wind. we have had a lot of construction last night, hot lanes pradesh. going west on 66 off the beltway, lane restrictions. they will be moving that soon. outer loop in my stomach county construction between new hampshire and georgia. interstate travel, beltway travel and into richmond and north into baltimore not adding much time to your travel. we will have more details in less than 10 minutes. now to news. 4:32. new developments in a story we first brought you last night at 11:00. a fort washington man involved in a crash with a commuter bus has died. >> last night in waldorf. the vehicles collided when the
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commuter bus driver failed to yield the right-of-way. >> the big commuter bus was on its way to st. mary's county with 10 passengers on board. it had just left a parking lot a few yards away. there's a stop sign at the intersection, but police say that the driver went right through it and crossed into oncoming traffic. >> the vehicle was traveling northbound route 205. the bus pulled out and collided with the vebus. >> this was right at rush-hour when people are going home systemwide. so it's right at the peak time. >> abc 7 news. >> the driver of the car 20- year-old carlin biles, died. the bus driver entity fairchild was taken to hospital with non- life threatening injuries. on to another developing
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story. police will continue searching for missing germantown. --germantown boy. curtis lopez is accused of killing 51-year-old jane mcquain, found dead last wednesday. her 11-year-old son william has been missing two weeks and police are searching wooded areas. >> detectives have developed leads that have pointed this portion of the investigation in that direction. >> police arrested lopez at a motel in charlotte. he had the woman's credit card and a box cutter. two more teenage girls were nearly abducted as they walked near fairfax county school. high-school students said a man tried to force them into a car
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near paul murray street friday afternoon -- near palmer street. the suspect was apparently trying to lure the girls into a car with a sign that said "baby on board"." there is an application for everyone. and ebay is revving up car sales. cali carlin joins us from bloomberg headquarters in new york. >> good morning. you can buy about anything from your cell phone these days. ebay ceo says more than 2600 cars are sold ever sixevery week and apple the app has been down
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loaded many times. apple says people are having to make reservations for next a pickup of the new iphone 42. it sold more than 4 million units on the weekend, which is three times the records of alaska's iphone during its first weekend. apple will be reporting their quarterly earnings tonight. stock futures right now a little mixed, essentially flat. the tough economy is not scaring thrill seekers. i will explain that in the next hour. cali carlin reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. that's the great thing about halloween. you don't need a lot of money to put together a costume. 65 -- 55 degrees.
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>> a disturbing admission from a the mother of the missing baby in missouri. what she says many of caused certain blackout on the night her daughter disappeared. >> president obama continues its bus store across north carolina and virginia. what republicans are saying about the president's efforts to push his jobs bill. >>
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tuesday morning 4:39. it's going to be another comfortable day, like yesterday, low 70's with a mixture of sun and clouds. tomorrow is when you want a raincoat and umbrella. take a look at conditions outside. just cloud cover streaming over yet this morning. we will have areas of clouds throughout the morning, clearing in the day and this afternoon. 47 in martinsburg, 50 in winchester, 55 in the district, 57 in annapolis and lexington park. 72 this afternoon with a light southwesterly breeze. gray skies tomorrow, showers off and on. tonight, drizzle beginning and.
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gusty on thursday as cool air gets pushed into place. near 60. low 60's's on the weekend. fall temperatures from friday to the weekend. outer loop at arena drive to 202 there's roadwork. and between new hampshire avenue and georgia avenue, one lane open to the left. georgia avenue at 108 we had wires down. they have called it a night. good travel times on 95 between richmond and baltimore. back to you. >> thank you. 4:41 55 degrees. >> coming up, more on the investigation into a fiery crash that killed the indycar driver dan wheldon. questions
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being raised by fellow drivers and race car experts. >> civil-rights activist cornell west, find out whether he will
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welcome back. our top stories. a fort washington man died after his car collided with a commuter bus in waldorf. the bus was pulling out of a
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commuter line at route 205. the bus driver also as minor injuries. investigators will continue searching for 11-year-old william mcquain, the germantown boy missing more than two weeks. the suspect, his stepfather, waived extradition from north carolina. girl told police someone tried to abduct them as they walked near oakton high school in fairfax county last friday blake lane near palmer street. another teenager reported a similar encounter last tuesday. as fans mourned the death of waracing champion dan wal heldon questions are being raised.
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his car climbed on to another vehicle and went airborne. he died from trauma. >> the cars cannot touch each other. when two retires touch it turns into the most terrific accident i've seen in 40 years of racing. >> three other drivers were injured, none seriously. he leaves behind a wife and two young sons. the parents of a missing missouri baby have hired a lawyer. this comes after lisa irwin's mother said that she was drinking panned a blacked out in the night the 10-month-old girl vanished october 4. her lawyer says the parents have nothing to hide. police have no suspects or major leagues in the disappearance of the child. president obama will be in virginia today as he continues its three-day bus tour. the white house says president's goal is to sell his jobs bill, but critics say it's nothing more than a campaign trip.
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alison starling has this story. >> in less than 24 hours the bus tour will take president obama to a town 65 miles south of richmond. he was talking jobs in north carolina. >> too many families looking for sense of security that has been slipping away. >> president is going through north carolina and virginia. he won both states in 2008, but winning them again will be a challenge next year. the economy is the most important issue for voters. his approval rating is 35% on that issue. when it comes to who voters' trust more to create jobs, mr. obama as a 15-point lead over congressional republicans. last week the president tap's jobs bill had a roadblock. the white house has a piecemeal
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approach. >> maybe they could not understand the whole thing all at once. we're going to break it into bite size pieces. craigslist 46 off with what sounded like a campaign rally-- h -- his tour started with what sounded like a campaign rally. >> we want him to work with us. >> it's time that he came off the campaign trail and negotiated. >> the top contenders in the gop presidential race square off in another key battleground states tonight. seven presidential hopefuls including mitt romney and herman cain will meet inci sin city. the nevada caucuses are scheduled to take place on january 14. iowas republicans are
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planning to hold caucuses january 3. they will day earlier to compete with new hampshire for the first contest in the nation. new hampshire is threatening to move its traditional first in the nation primary to december. civil rights activist cornel west will not face charges after being arrested outside the supreme court. princeton university professor and 18 others were taken into custody on sunday after refusing to leave. . they were protesting corporate influence. prosecutors decided not to press charges against that groups. engineers will start rappelling down the national cathedral again today, a second day searching more damage from the august earthquake. the same team that check out the washington monument is searching for loose parts in the north and south towers of the cathedral. engineers say that the cathedral
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is structurally sound. it has been closed since the earthquake and they hope to reopen by november 12. 55 degrees outside. >> highlights from week five of "dancing with the stars." which celebrities hit their stride and which ones might be in trouble. >> a spectacular stunt in texas. a dust storm blowing through the area. >> another check on traffic and weather close to home. that's every 10 minutes. we will be right
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time for a check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> let's check in with adam caskey. good morning. >> good morning. i want to talk about the weather pattern. today will be a beautiful day like yesterday. areas of cloud cover especially in the morning and sunshine with comfortable temperatures later. highs today in the low 70's. an area of low pressure coming from the gulf of mexico with moisture. another from the great plains will continue to push our way. they will merge to the south of the washington area. as they do that, they will form a bigger storm system that is stronger. that will bring areas of rain denoted by the green and yellow. by early tomorrow morning at this time we will have some areas of showers and they will
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become a little more widespread through the morning, then off and on rain tomorrow throughout the day with these two low pressure systems merging. behind them, it will be gusty on thursday. that will start pumping in the colder air force thursday into the upcoming weekend. 43 degrees in frederick, 47 in martinsburg, 52 in hagerstown. 57 in quantico along with annapolis. reagan national at 55. 71 this afternoon. comfortable conditions, mostly cloudy. rain off and on tomorrow. overnight construction is being moved out of the way in my darke county and on the beltway in prince george's county, the hot lanes project being moved to the sides near the tysons area and on the beltway at 66. -- construction is being moved out of the way in montgomery county.
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overnight construction on 395 being moved. no accidents to the pentagon or beyond to the 14th street bridge. uneventful. back to you. >> thank you. will get this amazing video. this is from lubbock, texas. there is a massive dust storm which turns the sky is black peptide and the evening commute. visibility was brought down to zero. flights had to be grounded. the storm toppled trees and damaged roofs. the area has suffered from extreme drought conditions this year. a major health battle. julie and ganna rancsik has been diagnosed with breast cancer. the entertainer grow up in
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bethesda maryland. her prognosis is good. "dancing with the stars last night. >> 19 80's-style >> ♪. >>-- 1980's. find out who will get eliminated, tonight. and click on the dancing tab. we have time to enter our new facebook giveaway. you have a chance to win $700 worth of free groceries from peapod. after the contest by going to our facebook page. we will announce the winner on
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friday on abc 7 news at 5:00. >> that's a good deal. it's almost 5:00 this morning, 55 degrees. >> still ahead, soon there will be a new leader from prince george's county's fifth district, a special election that's happening today to replace former cou ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] find yourself sometimes cleaning up after your dishcloth? bounty extra soft can help. it's super durable and in this lab test bounty extra soft leaves this surface three times cleaner than a dishcloth. even with just one sheet. super clean. super soft. bounty extra soft. in the pink pack. and try bounty napkins.
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