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>> that's what's making news in america this morning. stay with us for "good captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- live and in hd, this is good morning washington, on your side. >> is a possible to take anything positive out to something so tragic that it to be that there are people like to josh. >> firefighters from across the nation gathering in alexandria to honor a paramedic who died in the line of duty. to good morning. it is thursday february 16. >> we began with their japanese and weather every 10 minutes. we will check in with lisa and a minute. first up, adam caskey. >> we have areas of rain. greg your umbrella. most grain will be coming later on this afternoon. north of the metro we have some
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areas of light rain and at sitting no. frederick county. one little echo there on the radar screen. 36 degrees in leesburg. marten's fur 38 degrees. we are 44 degrees in quantico. oakley will be in the low were 50's. it is adding up to about 1/3 7 inch. tomorrow will be sunny again. we will be back in the mid-50's. in the weekend a chance of a wintry makes. we do not know exactly what will happen. there are increase chances of some sort of precipitation. we will keep an eye on that. >> we are seeing the traffic still very light. they are moving overnight construction barrels out of the way. there is an interesting accident with the truck that lost some field in the roads. everything is open in both directions of the i-95 and baltimore. we are quiet as far as traffic
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on the beltway. it tickles their northeast and southeast. we will keep our eye on the metro rail. >> firefighters from across the nation are gathering in alexandria to honor a fallen paramedic. joshua weissman died while trying to help others. his family and friends are paying tribute. >> he is always smiling. the likes they wrapped around the funeral home can interpret to joshua weissman comment thematic killed in the line of duty. >> strong in the fear of is under pressure. -- and compassion. >> they walked past the uniform he will never wear. a reminder of how we put his life in harm's way every day he came to work. his only family shuttled to make
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sense. >> that there is possible to take something out of something so tragicomic it to be out think we are for people " are like joshed and are there for those they know and those they do not like. >> he was responding to a car fire along 395 two weeks ago when he fell from the overpass. he died the next day. members are remembering their follallen brother. >> is phenomenal. >> they say he will miss his wit the most. it gave him a nickname that sticks together. >> id reminded us of flounder from "animal house." he's a great kid. >> abc 7 news. >> joshua weissman's funeral will take place at 1:00 p.m. at the congregation on seminary road. interment will follow at ivy hill cemetery.
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avoid travel and that area because surrounding streets will be closed. public schools also have early dismissal. for full details go to wjla.com. >> lawyers will make their case at the trial of george huguely. in his final witnesses or some of the former teammates. they testified about his relationship with yeardley love. george huguely is accused of killing or the left in may 2010. a medical expert believes above was killed from a cessation. >> they agreed on a measure that a renewed a payroll tax cut for 150 million workers. the house and the senate are expected. the legislation would renew jobless benefits for the long- term unemployed and protect doctors from a huge cut in the medicare reimbursement as well. >> turning to the 2012
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campaign we're learning more about how much rick santorum is worth. he releases federal tax returns from 2007 to 2010. the former pennsylvania senator range from $660,000 to just over $1 million. political reporters he paid between 25 and 29% up his income in taxes. >> president obama out there. he spoke at two fund-raisers and los angeles last night. he attended three more fund- raisers. he spent the night at the beverly hilton where whitney houston died. >> the world bank may be turning to washington for its tax leader. >> good morning. foreclosures are back on the rise. they are reporting that bank repossession rose eight%
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nationally from december and foreclosure filings also rose in states such as florida and pennsylvania. the trend may continue as it wrapped up last week. americans may be getting more financially responsible. just over half of americans expect either a state or federal tax return this year. if the majority plan to save at least part of the money they get back. others plan to pay down debt. finally, at the world bank may soon find a new leader. hillary clinton will formwill format with larry summers. he departs in june. could your new car be bad for your help? this will be back. live from bloomberg headquarters, i am reporting from abc 7 news. >> we will see you in a little bit.
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>> we are looking at 42 degrees. >> still to come, a health alert in george washington university. and how many students have been affected by a norovirus outbreak. >> how fans of whitney houston will be able to watch her funeral even though the services private. >> perce another check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. there is a look at the beltway.
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>> welcome back. it is time for a check of traffic and weather. >> we go to adam caskey. >> we will have some areas of light rain off and on throughout the day. most of the coming later this afternoon. it will kickstart our thursday morning. most of the brain is in carroll county. it is moving east word. we're looking at the look of a variety of precipitation. we are on the warm side of this. 49 degrees in washington. hagerstown is a little color along with cumberland both at 34 degrees. a little bit of rain by this afternoon. a little warmer back in the mid-50's. it'll be a little breezy at times. talk about the weekend coming up. >> i have to tell the truth.
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20's a liquid precipitation i'm doing a happy dance. we're almost out of it. i know you are disappointed. i do not think we are going on. there's not much to say about the traffic. i do not have any accidents to report. we are in good shape. we're letting light at the 14th street bridge. in and out of the district. good on the freeway. no issues. we will have more on the guy traffic center in less than 10 minutes. >> farther north it was a long night for cruise cleaning up and sealed trucks built. it -- crews cleaning up and in k truck split.
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>> the dissenting day for the underwear bomber. how much time the prosecutors wanted to serve in prison. >> a mystery in laurel. how did hundreds of dead birds end up on i-95?
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>> we want to check our top stories. a paramedic who died in the line of duty will be laid to rest today. hundreds attended the visitation
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of joshua weissman who died last week after falling off an overpass on interstate 395. the department went out to service in order to honor joshua weissman. lawyers will resume the case of george huguely. it a rest after calling several of his former lacrosse teammates to testify about as volatile relationship with yeardley love. house and senate negotiators sealed the deal that will extend the payroll tax cut until the end of the year. but it also extend jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed. congress could vote on this this week. >> the underwear bomber could face life in prison. of the metallic the guilty for trying to blow up a plane bound for detroit. have been a christmas day 2009. >> we're on your side this
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morning with health concerns on the campus of george washington university. dozens a sense of come down with the norovirus. >> it is scary knowing it is on our campus. >> since monday, 85 students have come into university health services with the norovirus most within the 24 hours. it is uplifting those living on campus and off. >> i am a little bit more concerned now. i will be washing my hands. >> she where she could have picked up by touching the same desk and put in your fingers and her mouth. >> it was scary. a special woman got the e-mail. >> it can also spread by sharing food or drink with an infected person. it is airborne might be fully. the university has encouraged
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students to wash their hands are used in sanitizer and disinfect services. >> i did get concerned. >> the university is scheduled more innings of areas where students tend to congregate. >> i will lock myself up with my book. >> the university of maryland baltimore county says a student may be infected with tuberculosis. the student has been isolated for testing. at their north fighting people -- bay are notifying people who have been in contact. the disease is difficult to contract. >> anti-abortion activists plan to protest outside the white house of the love of the clock. they are upset about the policy regarding birth control. the president tried to get religious employers to provide free birth control coverage before backing off. he declared such coverage would be provided by insurance companies instead.
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>> they have a bit of a mystery on their hands trying to figure out what caused birds to fall from the sky. the masked a lot happened yesterday just before afternoon rush hour and caused numerous traffic tieups. no one seems to know why it happened. the summit it to similar incidents elsewhere. >> -- some link it to similar incidents elsewhere. >> down a louisiana it happened twice for a whole bunch of birds died. >> the birds are starlings. they move in unison. some experts think they may have hit a high voltage power lines. others believe the birds may have crashed into the side of the trailer. >> please are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in the northeast. he was shot around five this afternoon. he was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. there is no word on any of rest. a stabbing in college park is
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under investigation. a man was stabbed in a home in the 4900 block of edgewood road. >> no. details about whitney houston post a funeral. even though it will be private it will be streamed on the internet. it will be held saturday at noon at the church where she sang as a child. ter godmother aretha franklin has been asked to sing at the funeral. investigators have subpoenaed records from her doctors. >> we are looking at 42 degrees. >> coming up, more drama involving the white house party crasher. why he is suing the new boyfriend at this of his estranged wife. >> how adele is responding to reports that she's taking a five-year break. >> percy will take a look at
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>> we have going to get a check of traffic and weather as they do every 10 minutes. >> burst of adam caskey, predict first up, adam caskey. >> possibly a 1/3 of an inch of rain. it'll not be an all-day rain. he can see the area of green on the screen indicating the light rain off to our west and parts of kentucky. that is pushing eastward. most of the rain will be midday.
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high temperatures near 50 degrees. then tomorrow big improvements of high-pressure. it to become sunny and mild. a little breezy at times. special on into sunday. we're looking at the storms. there's a better chance of seeing some type of participation -- precipitation. it could be a wintry mix. we will keep you updated accordingly. >> i chose the picture. it is right there. it is right or the traffic center logo is. there is a boat sitting on the shoulder. they're not be that much rain. we are just longing for the days we can get out on the boat. not much happening in maryland.
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construction barrels are being moved out of the way. this scene was telling you about a truck that lost some feelingink. it is heading to the key bridge. >> just hang in there. the white house party crasher has filed a $50 million lawsuit against his estranged wife and her new boyfriend. he she made headlines when she ran off with the journey the taurus. he claims he and his wife for a brand and that they lost out on professional opportunities. >> she shooting down reports that she would take a five-year break to focus on her boyfriend. a spokesman for the singer said it was an offhand comment. and l 16 grammys on sunday
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night. she stated that she is headed to the thrift awards and into the studio. >> some questions about whether kobe bryant has reunited with his estranged wife. vanessa bright filed for divorce last year citing irreconcilable differences. on valentine's day, he was photographed kissing her after they beat thethe other team. >> the former republican presidential candidates hurricane turned down an offer to compete on "dancing with the stores." >> now michele bachmann is shooting down rumors that she will be a part of the past. her focus is on creasing more private-sector jobs and higher paying jobs. i can only imagine someone from capitol hill is going to accept the invitation. >> we're looking of 42 degrees. >> still ahead, there is a
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signpost of one restaurant noting that it is hazardous to your help. noted it seriously until this week. how one man suffered a heart attack at a restaurant
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>> a great, great kid. >> it firefighters appeared to
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say goodbye to one of their own. >> and the norovirus outbreak at georgetown. >> what whitney houston is is a cultural icon in this state. >> chris christie is defending his decision to lower flags at half staff in new jersey. good morning, washington. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. 5:00 on this thursday morning february 16. i'm steve chenevey. >> glad to have you with us. i am cynne simpson. we begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. lisa baden in a moment. first, meteorologist adam caskey. people waking up to some rain on their cars. >> some action especially north of town? in frederick and carroll county, leaving palp

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