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here is video we to racine after we got out here this afternoon. according to school officials, this was not any group fight. it was to students who had an argument with each other. one source tells me it may have been over something that that important. the chancellor of the school system says it should be safe for parents to send their kids here tomorrow. >> i do want to reiterate that this seems to be an isolated incident between these two young people. our parents should feel safe sending their kids to college tomorrow. >> we spoke to several students who had not left the building yet. they say and school officials say the school was put on lockdown. police say there is only one suspect in this case and that student has been taken into custody but also recovered a weapon. as for the student who was shot, he was shot below the waist one
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time but the injuries are not expected to be life-threatening. >> now some big trouble for metro riders on the red line. >> power problems in two different spots caused some trains to stop on the tracks. we hear that there were evacuations and three people went to the hospital. >> that is right. committing this morning was a frustrating experience but for some, it was downright frightening. it did not need to go down to the tracks to know something went very wrong with wednesday morning's commute. >> it came to a stop and all the power went out. >> two different trains lost power. the first around 8:00 p.m., stranding 60 people on the tracks and had to be rescued. two were taken to the hospital
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after getting sick. >> you have no control so it is a little scary. >> another redlined train shutdown for nearly 90 minutes. it was a completely full six-car train with 1200 on board. >> they said it would evacuate us and they stopped. they tried to get the power back on and they were waiting. >> the people were calm but the conditions on board -- you can imagine it got pretty high inside the train. >> i was getting sick because i could not breathe. >> she looked shaken and another woman had was described as a panic attack and was taken away by ambulance. all of it causing long delays and crowded platforms in for those trying to get to work. up and down the red line. metro says at last report the
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red line appears to be running and no other power issues have been reported but they have crew standing by in power rooms at stations including this one up and down the red line. if there is a problem they can respond immediately. as to what caused the power loss, there remains a mystery. metro is still investigating. we're live in northwest washington. >> we caught up with n-word four councilmember. her reaction to the red line troubles. >> any time our passengers are affected in that way and their commute is tremendously concerning trade we want to make sure that everyone was safely evacuated. we have reliability and that is what we are dedicated to. >> she said she wants to find out why power was lost in the first place. a former army ranger on trial
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for the second time has been found guilty of insider -- in voluntary land swapmanslaughter. smith told police at first it was not home and claim that mclain took his life. -- mcqueen. smith was found guilty in 2008. the conviction was tossed out because important information was not given to the jury. >> the republican vice- presidential candidate it was in virginia. paul ryan was talking to voters. stephen sheba tschida was there. >> paul ryan got big applause from party's faithful. he did not address the
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difficulties of criticism dogging his running mate. dozens of volunteers and staffers cheered when paul ryan talked about how important virginia's 13 electoral votes are this november. >> you k now what we're doing all this? virginia is going to go for mitt romney on november 6. >> of the republican team has hit some bumps in the road. >> they believe they are entitled to health care, to food to housing, you name it. >> mitt romney's sequoyah read -- secretly taped remarks has drawn criticism. paul ryan called or marks obviously been articulate. he did not want to elaborate today. president obama appeared on david letterman where he weighed in on the controversy. >> one of the things i have
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learned as president is you represent the entire country. my expectation is if you want to be president, you've got to work for everybody, not just for some. >> mitt romney is trying to change the impression he's not concerned with average americans. he said there is no question he cares about the poor and middle class. >> with support from mayor vincent gray, ralph nader is calling up president obama and governor romney to debate d.c. issues. he says both campaigns need to answer tough questions about voting rights. >> the difference between romney and obama [inaudible] >> home to 617,000 residents, the district gives three votes.
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he expects the green party and libertarian candidates will be there. >> the cartoons in "the magazine to make light of muslim extremists and their response to that anti-islamic film. the offices were firebombed last year after publishing a character -- caricature of mama despite the potential for violence. the publisher and cartoonist believe in what they're doing. >> it took a big deal. >> we do provocation. it has been 20 years and is being noticed when we talk about islam or part of islam which raises problems. >> it will close the embassies and schools in 20 countries on friday.
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security has been boosted in some locations. >> of the steps one county is taking to prevent more people from getting the virus. >> after weeks of controversy the changes that could be coming too fast food chain chick-fil-a. >> i am doug hill. a huge changeover yesterday's rain. a preview of fall next. "it's time to stand up to the cheaters and make sure
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we protect jobs for the american people." mitt romney? tough on china? romney's companies were called pioneers in shipping us manufacturing jobs overseas. he invested in firms that specialized in relocating jobs to low wage countries like china. even today part of romney's fortune is invested in china. romney's never stood up to china. all he's done is send them our jobs. i'm barack obamna and i approve this message. [ male announcer ]
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this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under o obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs d for the first time china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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>> the company is making progress toward addressing concerns of the lgbt community. chick-fil-a has amended -- will amend its policies. >> a ceremony was held at the silver spring civic building to honor veterans for their courage and patriotism. the speakers included residents who served in world war ii. >> i entered the service on april 1, 1943. april fools' day. i should have known things were going to happen. i was part of the battle of the bulge in 1944. >> more than 19,000 american soldiers were killed in the battle of the bulge. he is grateful to have survived. the mission is not over for
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space shuttle endeavour. the tour before arriving at its permanent home. >> a nice day compared to yesterday. doug will be back to tell us what we can expect. >> josh morgan says he has received death threats. you talked about the weather look at this. i have the latest at abc
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president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: he keeps saying it... mitt romney: this president cannot tell us that you're.. better off today t thawhen h took office. annc well... here's where we were in 2008..... tv anncr: the worst financial collapse... since the great depression... tv anncr: american workers were laid off in numbers not seen... in over three decades. anncr: and here's where we are today... thirty months of private sector job growowth. creating 4.6 million new jobs. we're not there yet. but the real question is: whose plan is better for you? the president's plan asks millionaires... to pay a little more... to help invest in a strong middle class. clean energy. and cut the deficit. mitt romney's plan? a new 250,000 dollar tax break for... multi-millionaires. roll back regulations on the banks that cratered the economy. and raise taxes on the middle class. president clinton: they want to go back to the same old... policies that got us in treouble in the first place. president obama: we're not going back, we are movinforward. anncr: forward.
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anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life. but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jojobs two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to build it you have to vote for it. vote for question seven. and get gmaryland back to work.
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>> the space shuttle endeavour is on its last mission. it completed the first leg of its three day journey where will go on display. it took off from the kennedy space center on top of the modified 747. it will arrive in houston and firebird mexico tomorrow and on to california. it will go on display at the california science center. >> it will be cold tonight.
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a frost advisory. let's get started with some time lapse. clouds moving in two different directions. all trailing behind yesterday's score. also a few other cameras in the area. 66 degrees tricare now. it looks similar with a few high clouds and ice temperatures. 72 for the high. a cooler than average day statistically. beautiful with sunshine and drier air. 66 in frederick -- in washington-dulles. this high pressure moves in and those clouds will be gone.
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a clear night with light windy and chilly temperatures. frost as possible in western maryland. even in local areas where talking suburbs in the mid-40's. the chill is in the air. that is the back edge of yesterday's storm. high-pressure for the next couple days. nighttime temperatures on the cold side. temperatures warming up because the high pressure will move offshore. we will get more of a southerly wind. near 80 on friday and into the weekend and warm before the next cold front comes in. clear and cool and 62 in the city. 72 at midday. eventually to near 80 on friday. saturday, partly cloudy and warm. isolated evening showers and cooler weather sunday and monday. check out the newest member of the weather team at 4:30 a.m.
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here the latest update and she looks forward to the weekend weather. >> the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >> trouble tonight at the ballpark? >> fy said to you that the nationals will have a 5.5 game lead and the magic number of 10 to win the division, you would have said i was crazy. they need to wynns to make the playoffs. 10 of 16 at home. what a great night for baseball. they're playing on a twin bill with the dodgers. playing a great defense. let's go to the bottom of the fifth. harper with a headfirst slide.
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later scoring and it is 3-1 nats in the seconedd inning. it turned out to be the game winner but this lasted almost six hours. putting them into a virtual tie with the yankees for first place in the american tleague east. the redskins have a bad taste from st. louis and they are having a hard time letting it go. the loss to the rams still hurts. they probably should have won. the game got out of control and one was very outspoken. >> there were doing a lot of dirty things. who might to talk? i have barely been a pro for sri
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lanka rian compared to that game it was definitely a professional. one play they said that we will hit you every play. i said, is this football? it is nothing that i am not used to. it was extremely weird, the way they went about it. >> they hit him every play and sometimes after the play. the tar heel basketball coach had surgery. no word on whether it was cancer is. roysy says he will be coaching when they he's in -- the season begins. that were just today. it has been reported that with the lockout in the labor negotiations if the new agreement cuts contracts, he would consider staying in russia and play more than one season at home. if he did that he would be in
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contract violations so it sounds like posturing but his representative has reached an agreement with the khl dynamo in russia. 20% salary cuts for all nhl employees and it will start working a four day work week. this is the fourth work stoppage in the nhl since 1994. >> anything new in the nfl? >> they will referee this week. >> "it's time to stand up to the
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cheaters and make sure we protect jobs for the ameran people." mitt romney? tough on china? mney's companies were called pioneers in shipping us manufacturing jobs overseas. he invested in firms that specialized in relocating jobs to low wage countries like china. even today part of romney's fortune is invested in china. romney's never stood up to china. all he's done is send them our bs. i'm bara obamna and i approve this message. [ romney ] my plan is to
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help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got tout the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and heahcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve thimessage.
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>> a great night for a little stroll outside. >> the numbers are in the mid- to the upper 40's. a chilly in clear star to the day. we will warm up to about 76 in the afternoon. further warming near 80 degrees and 84 and wednesday. a cold front could produce a few showers. will have the latest tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> are we still in summer? >> until 10:49 a.m. saturday. >> join us again at 11. have a good night.
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"it's time to stand up to the cheaters and make sure we protect jobs for the american people." mitt romney? tough on china? romney's companies were called pioneers in shipping us manufacturing jobs overseas. he invested in firms that specialized in relocating jobs to low wage countries like china. even today part of romney's fortune is invested in china. romney's never stood up to china. all he's done is send them our jobs. i'm barack obamna and i approve ththis message.
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anncr: their dishonest ads are everywhere. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washingtgton post wrote ththe casino behind the ads is..... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't havmaryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not t maryland. voteor maryland jobs and schools. voteor question seven. "it's time to stand up to the cheaters and make sure we protect jobs for the american people." mitt romney? tough on china? romney's companies were called pioneers in shipping us manufacturing jobs overseas. he invested in firms that specialized in relocating jobs to low wage countries like china. even today part of

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