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i'm ryan owens, in dallas. well that's what's making news in america this mor >> moving on to game seven against the rangers at madison square garden. and president obama supports gay marriage. it's thursday, may 10. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. we will do traffic and weather every ten minutes. first, adam caskey. >> i have to be honest i could
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not stay up through the whole capitals game, but my wife woke me up at the end and it was 2-1 and we pulled it off. look at temperatures outside on this thursday morning. a great thursday it is. 58 but now district, 52 in cumberland, 60 in quantico. on our way to the upper 60's to near 70 degrees for the high temperature. cooler and less humid today with bright sunshine. there will be gusty wind, northwesterly winds at 15-20. still breezy tomorrow. close to 80 the weekend. bright sunshine today into sunday. capital. >> brockington realight volume of traffic. could it be people sleeping late? all clear on 81, route 11, interstate 70, 95 between
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richmond and baltimore at,. slackens drying out through springfield. this is a live picture of georgia avenue. now to news. >> a man convicted of killing a maryland state trooper will be sentenced today. williams faces up to life in prison without parole for killing wesley brown. brown was shot and killed outside a foresthill restaurant in june of 2010. another man, at the milton, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years in jail for being an accessory to the murder. former federal aviation administration chief randy babbitt is scheduled to go on trial today on drunk driving charges of. he was arrested and charged in early december after police stopped him from going the wrong way in fairfax city. he resigned from his job shortly after his arrest. >> fuel services today for the church secretary who was fatally shot a week ago at a church in ellicott city. a homeless man who had received
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help at st. peter's episcopal church sean brenda brewington and the church pastor mary- marguerite kohn. any kill themself. the funeral is at 1:30 this afternoon at st. john's and ellicott city. >> president obama making history. >> the announced his support for same-sex marriage in an abc news exclusive. he has become the first sitting president to ever do so. >> in an exclusive interview with abc news, president obama made history, becoming the first u.s. president to say this -- >> i have just concluded that for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead and a firm -- affirm that i think same-sex couples should be able to get married. >>
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mr. obama said that his family helped change his mind. >> there have been times when we have been sitting around the dinner table and talking about their friends and their parents and sasha and malia, it would not dawned on them that somehow their friends' parents would be treated differently. it does not make sense to them. >> many across the country celebrated the president's shift in thinking. >> we are shocked and surprised. >> i am pretty glad that he came out and did said something clear. >> but not everyone. >> it's not right. against my religious beliefs. >> the president's likely republican opponent in the fall said that he disagrees with mr. obama. >> marriage itself is a relationship between a man and woman. that is my preference. president obama has faced heavy pressure to clarify his position and his evolution comes at a politically beneficial
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time heading into the fall campaign. >> he did not say that same-sex marriage he would risk his reputation for honesty and integrity. that is one of his core assets. >> he says he'd think it is up to individual states to decide how to handle. 31 states have set noaid no to same- sex marriage. >> university of phoenix and career builder sponsoring a job fair from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. today at the hyatt regency crystal city on jefferson davis highway in arlington. job seekers will be able to meet with companies that are hiring. there will also be free workshops. we want to turn to sports. the capitals came through when they needed to the most >> . they had to win game 6 last night or the season was over. they responded by dominating against the rangers at the verizon center. they beat the rangers 2-1 and
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scoring with one minute left. the series is tied at three games apiece. the deciding game 7 will be saturday night at madison square garden. >> they will get ready to go again. mothers take to the internet. and who are they? >> and more americans are testing out passports for the summer travel season. now linda bell in new york. x. good morning. expect the airports to be even more crowded this summer. an industry trade group has its annual summer forecast saying flights will be fuller this summer as our economy recovers. what is also increasing is more travelers than last year taking international trips. flying abroad will get more comfortable on american airlines. it is upgrading cabins on its boeing wide-body jets, giving passengers the ability to lie flat when resting. it will also have international wi-fi. it held investment will help it
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compete with united continental and delta as it works to exit chapter 11. there is nearly 4 million mommy bloggers on the web. the average one is typically part of a very affluent set. the average household income for them is $84,000. d.c. is a top market for this. 15 moms e peter read 2 or contribute to the blocks -- one in 5 d.c. moms either read or contribute to the blogs. >> still to come, a traffic alert. why you will not able to use an exit ramp after this morning's commute. >> and conflicting reports on how the recent al qaeda plot to bomb a plane was really foiled.
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>> and another check on traffic and we
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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> thursday morning, adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center. looking at your forecast. back to sunshine today. bright sunshine today all the way through the upcoming
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weekend. temperatures are dropping. 58 right now in the district. not a bad start. by this time tomorrow morning we could have a few outlying readings in the upper 30's. 52 in cumberland and frederick and 54 in culpeper. here's the hourly forecast for the metro area of sunshine. 64 by noon, breezy. if you want to take a lunch break outside, take note of the gusty wind at 15-20. 70 degrees for the high temperature at 4:00 p.m. we will be in the upper 60's for the high temperature later on today. the wind will subside this weekend in the upper 70's. >> looks pretty good roundabout way, interstate travel, any overnight problems overnight construction that is completely gone? . all clear on 270 leaving frederick past 109 to get into clarksburg and eventually getting into germantown if.
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here we are at father hurley boulevard if. the beltway at the american legion bridge, travel times in our favor if. we will go to virginia in our next report. >> new findings on what caused big problems on railcars and what will be presented at metro's board meeting today. >> mechanical fatigue on the friction ring is of two of its older railcars caused the parts to fail. in january they discovered a fractured rib part on a 3000 series real car during an inspection at the shady grove road art. and a similar part fell off a 2000 series real car on an orange line train in january. traffic alert for drivers using the southeast and southwest freeway. 8th street ramp from the westbound freeway will be closed permanently around 10:00 this morning. electronic signs will guide the drivers to detour if. it's part of the 11th street bridge project. new onramp is planning to open in july.
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four-o'clock 42 on this thursday, 54 degrees. more on a disturbing case in fairfax county. the latest on the search for a man wjho
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>> the man convicted of killing maryland state trooper wesley brown nearly two years ago will be sentenced today. cyril williams faces up to life in prison
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without parole for killing ground outside enforced bill applebee's restaurant for. another man pleaded guilty in connection with the murder and got five years. president obama made history yesterday by becoming the first u.s. president to come out in favor of same-sex marriage. the declared his support in an interview with abc news. exemptive republican opponent mitt romney simply opposes gay marriage. the capitals kept the stanley cup dreams alive by beating the rangers last night 2-1 and verizon center. this victory forces a deciding game 7 that. will be saturday night at madison square garden in new york. >> there are conflicting reports about how the recent dollar, a plot to bring down a plane was nearly foiled. cnn says the man was not a cia double agent but in fact works undercover for a saudi intelligence. saudis were upset that details
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of the case leaked because it could compromise a network of agents working inside al qaeda. there will be new initiatives released today to make sure residents have working carbon dioxide detectors. a broken exhaust pipe on a furnace in oxon hill was to blame for five deaths. today the fire chief will announce donations of carbon monoxide detectors and will discuss the plan to distribute them. >> alexandria law enforcement officers will gather today to honor their fallen comrades. the public is invited to attend the annual alexandria police and sheriff memorial service at noon at the first baptist church on king street. service honors 19 alexandria law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. the district those atop counting on the job a few more years. police chief cathy lanier signed a new five-year quarter million dollar contract earlier this week. it comes as the police union
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sued to have her removed from negotiations. there's a report her contract does not have to be approved by the d.c. council. >> fairfax county police looking for three men who kidnapped and robbed a man by gunpoint. the victim was a abducted outside his home in springfield gardens apartments earlier yesterday morning. the kidnappers forced him to drive his honda to two atm machines to withdraw money. then they forced him into the trunk and drove to piedmont police in annandale and he was left there and told not to get out of the truck until the kidnappers were long gone. >> pretty shocking. i have lived here since 1998. >> i will not go anywhere by myself and not at night. >> if you know information about the robbers, contact your tax county police. a ceremony will be held this evening at the national cathedral to dedicate a carving
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of civil rights leader rosa parks. the ceremony is at 5:30 today. cathedral choir will perform. >> it is 53 degrees. coming up, some family members in the d.c. region got time in the national spotlight thanks to a late-night tv host jimmy kimmel. >> a little swwag. >> who won the family skyp
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>> id is that 4:51 on this thursday. traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> let's start with adam caskey with a look at the forecast. >> help the rainfall yesterday. over half in jest reagan national. 0.85 in the pennsylvania. three-quarters of an inch in arlington. in d.c., two thirds of an inch. temperatures in the '50s right now. 51 and of savannah, 54 in arlington, 53 in germantown. gusty wind outside, high temperatures around 70 today. most outlying suburbs will be in the upper 60's today. south washington near spotsylvania, 72. gusty, sunny, near 70 today. tonight it will get cold out
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there, well below average. we could be talking a few upper 30's here and there in outlying valleys northwest of washington. town we will be in the mid 40's to kickstart friday morning. bright sunshine tomorrow and into the weekend. seasonable, still breezy tomorrow in the '70s. pushing 80 degrees by saturday and sunday. extensive brain looks like monday and tuesday. that's the forecast. >> we promised we would focus on virginia to start this report and we aim to deliver. 95 66, in good stead this morning onto 395, nothing complicated through falls church. pretty good trip on the dulles greenway and dulles toll road. 270 has a collision southbound near 80 urbana. right now, a live view of 270 southbound at 109, coming out of frederick into montgomery county, that is south of the crash. if traffic is good through alexandria and oxon hill across the wilson bridge and nothing
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complicated between annapolis and new york avenue. back to you. >> thank you. stevie wonder is one of several musicians who performed at the white house last night. >> they helped president obama pay tribute to songwriters burt bacharach and hal david. received the library of congress gershwin prize. >> ♪ what's it all about ♪ >> there was stevie wonder. david is 91 years old and not attend because he is recovering from a recent illness. and his wife was there and accepted the award on his behalf. burt bacharach and hal david have written raindrops keep falling on my head and that's what friends are for. and president obama noted how the song riders have worked with diverse groups including wrappers. >> they worked with kanye west and jimmie foxx and itwista.
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these guys can work with anybody. >> it will be broadcast may 21 on pbs. some local residents got to take part in a first on jimmy kimmel live. the late-night host held his first ever all family skype scavenger hunt. he wanted them to put on the most embarrassing piece of clothing and then collapse followed. >> what is that you are wearing? whose robe? >> my roommate/ >> is your roommate prince? >> the players included -- >> and amy from vienna and their cousin shot from hyattsville and his sister jackie from north carolina. shawn was the winner of the scavenger hunt, but all of them received a skype tv set.
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>> that's fun. 53 degrees. >> still ahead season 14 of "dancing with the stars" winding down and we are getting an idea of
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>> it is important for me to
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affirm that same-sex couples should be able to get married. >> an exclusive interview with the president. he announced his reversing his opposition to same-sex marriage. >> the capitals did not given to the pressure of last night's must win a game. dominated,. they're moving on to game 7 against the rangers. >> ♪ what doesn't kill you makes you stronger ♪ >> cancer patients showing strength and humor in a video going viral. what singer kelly clarkson says about her song being used. good morning washington at 5:00 starts now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> let your with us on a thursday morning. it's may 10, i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. we want to start with traffic and weather every ten minutes. we will check in with lisa baden in a moment. first, meteorologist adam caskey. got some good rainfall last night. >> reagan

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