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as we hurricane sandy. jennifer donelan has a look at the preparations here. >> first, doug hill joins us on the stormst position. >> that is all we are talking it is such an weathe5ronfluence of that could create historic conditions. the latest satellite image, the circulation southeast of category 2 105 mop or wind, -- 10 5 mile per the east, moving to northeast. exactly where. the storm track is between new jersey.that this may get weaker, but even when it makes landfall, it will more into the extra tropical, mega storm we have been talking
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about. sunday night through tuesday, we are expecting threats of excessive , high and damaging wind, associated power outages, and flooding on the coast. >> thankou, doug. we continue team coverage with many preparations underway washington area. jennifer donelan is live in northeast washington. she >> has how we are battening down in the metro area. >> this will be the problem away the coast. look at all of these leaves. the leaves are coming down. the possibility is very real e clawedcould have som storm drains. mean even more flooding. in college park, pepco crews out ahead of what may be a blowout from hurricane sandy. >> i'm very concerned. >> he lost power five days of
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the summer. >> i am concerned about my children. other street.he >> pepco had already begun preparations. outside contractors are already in the area trying to reliability. pepco says they secure the extra storm.or the a host of workers are going duty this weekend. and everytime it rains bad, there is flooding. >> d.c. water sent out a number of crews today to check the system and also hit in every quadrant of the city. >> making sure i am prepared in basement and are tenants are -- and our ready prepared and ready. >> this person is among the
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buyingave of customers depot ins at the home district. customers bought batteries. >> i really was not paying before, but i am now. >> the official leaf collection and the district starts november after the storm. as far as the beaches, we also have reporters there, bethany beach, taking this very seriously, very worried about beach erosion. they just spent the past two beach.ebuilding the they're worried this hurricane literally change the landscape. jennifer donelan, abc 7 news. >> we will talk more about sandy broadcast, and a new advisory will be released before 11:00. also, the latest is always on wjla.com. >> the race for the white house the battleground of virginia including a presidential dominionthe old
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city.l in all, three virginia cities re hosting campaign events today. ryan was in bristol this morning. will be in charlottesville. president obama played host to people in richmond this afternoon. richmond andwas in has more from the newsroom. bigger offense, though expect another when he campaigns with bill clinton monday. spokesperson's said they don't know how things out, which is why we're seeing so much of him in virginia and why today was such l stopped intended for just for urging of voters. the view of the president tells story. a reported 15,000 craned their glimpse, but his message was to the cameras. >> all you have to do is vote. >> the president spent the night while insideone u.s. for the first time.
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>> you may notice that my voice sounds just a little hoarse. the priorityrs is like bonnieor more, davis. >> we have to realize the next choosent could very well of supreme court justices. perplexed as to why a for awould vote republican. are,new poll shows they indicating mitt romney, down not y a double digits, with womenead even voters. and it is astonishing. don't you want to be equal? >> volunteers canvassed the hoping they can get to the polls. it is the president stressed the way to ensure his supporters they will get what d need.nt an >> you want to know that whoever the oval office is going to fight for you. richmond, theft
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chicago. took off for saw him vote.e this is the first time in u.s. history that a sitting president took part in early voting, something he has been promoting heavily. said they don't remotely believe the new poll numbers that show he and mitt are now even among women voters. maureen? >> the president received two endorsements today. colin secretary of state powell said he is backing the did four years ago and was supposed has also endorsed mr. obama. romney will be back in sunday. about ohio. all he has to more events as part of his day long, four-city tour. romney said there is a difference between his path to the future and the
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presidents. campaign brought a record $111 million the first two weeks of october. >> at copter braziel new video, shows patricky moran -- and controversy all new video, which allegedly shows patrick moran encouraging illegal voting. patrick moran stepped down from yesterday.n did nothing wrong but not want to be a distraction this important lection year. arlington county police have opened a criminal investigation. thel to come, mixed news on front.yment also, why more parents may be the empty nest syndrome. >> first, the showdown over marriage comes to a local college campus. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day,
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we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble inin the warehous. a group of people walked out on that stage
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and told us s that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we buil that stage, it was like building my owffn coffin, and it just made me sisick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue to go up.
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and five: $716 billion in medicare cuts that hurt current seniors. five reasons we can't afford four more years of barack obama. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> an annual. is under way, 3 million tolims making their way mecca. f all able-red o bodied muslims at least once in their lifetime. this year's pilgrimage comes amid high tensions in the middle east. groups of protesters came together today for a common cause. side fighting to
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chiefudet's diversity officer. angela mccaskill was put on administrative leave after she signed a ballot. officialsiversity have done on this campus is to mockery of this. >> she did not do anything vote. what the voters to the voters to make that decision. that theyorney said require the university to foride compensation e harm to his client. >> new released census data shows young working people are state at the in 13 years. experts attribute this to a fledgling economic recovery. the district of columbia is one adults 29orites of
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along with portland, seattle, and it austin, texas. >> still ahead, big changes to liberty.e of >> and this storm looks menacing from space. has a look inside hurricane sandy and what we can expect. the perfect storm and san .rancisco last night is back on the golf course. the redskins iron man may not make it. sports is coming out.
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for job-news tonight seekers. time and upon the week, butpped last the numbers have bounced around since september and did not overate much improvement fivearket in the past weeks. the labor department says about 359,000 people filed for first- benefits lastent week. >> the statue of liberty is set open next week. the biggest change, the inside
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o navigate for t visitors with disabilities. sunday, the statue's 126th anniversary. people using wheelchair's will visit the observation the first time. new staircase is an emergency elevator have also been installed. >> lady liberty may be a good place to watch the storm. >> sunday should be fine. r that, a different story. same for us, we will be okay l late sunday night. monday, tuesday, it could go downhill in a hurry. look out to the west from the sun set about a just below theo, horizon. overhead, the skies are clear. low clouds, drizzle and fog late just like this morning. the scoreboard, 71, sunshine at national, the average low, 48, a very mild low this
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morning of 62. the wind coming out of the east. the cooler air still warm to the west. 69 reagan national, 70 degrees culpeper and fredericksburg. this is the influence of the ocean air, a player the next days.l front is coming from the west. detroit, 75. pronounced front, and be a major player night, monday,ay tuesday. front depends on how that upper level low interact with sandy. all of these things will happen. the fine details of exactly how, when, and where yet to be resolved. the computer models suggest it to the west, over the and jog to the northeast. saturday afternoon, sunday afternoon, it lenders. eventually by tuesday, 2:00
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p.m., the hurricane center track the west land just to of atlantic city. the storm gets bigger and stronger, a much bigger winfield and rain field. that is what is happening in the bahamas. mile per hour, 105 wind. no matter where it comes onshore, the storms will extend the south, west, and north. much wherever it goes, we on ourve an impact weather conditions. heavy it wind, a lot of rain, chance. 15% chance there could be historic flooding and damage. rake leaves because that will be tide will be high a problem. plan ahead. we will keep you on top of it of the way. day, the temperatures
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drop, the wind picks up, the rain increase. we will stay with you every step of the way. >> and now the toyota sports brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> hi. >> hi there. >> sorry to disturb you. a message, maryland lost another quarterback. >> any sign of london fletcher? is the other thing. him at redskins park. a good sign when london fletcher was nowhere to be found. the iron man's streak of 236 games is in serious jeopardy. the defense is a shadow of all of these injuries, now fletcher, and the defense is doing it with mirrors. is banged the offense well. an impact in the not been close to 100%, garcon.
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he visited with a doctor in plate .e with a planter which is a sprained foot. >> i can play with it, but i cannot really explode. i cannot give much explosion it is that painful. >> the steelers are favored by 5 redskins. the steelers will wear their a uniforms from the .930's look at these things. are you serious? looks like "the longest cool hand luke." >> they look like prison uniforms. there are probably a million
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to describe those. they are creative, we will say that. creative is a good word. tonight, the second game of the worldf seven in the between the tigers- giants. i say that the still firedbay is pablo sandoval's performance last night. the big fellow muscle them out. the first was a frozen rope. made the second pitch a verlander watched and "wow." the players were all talking it.t remember, it is just a game 1. golf, tiger woods back on the golf course. after he made the turn, everything started to drop. he had five birdies on the last nine holes. climbed the leader board, 66 route 1, just three shots off the pace.
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nba commissioner david stern, sitting commissioner in professional sports, has retirementis effective february 1, 2014. news from the university of maryland, quarterback kevin burns is out the rest of the year. anncr: which dyou believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says?
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mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse r v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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hitting an unsuspecting young adults, the problem of theft.od identity so security numbers stolen from establishused to credit and run up huge debt. tonight, a young victim who knew not know she was victimized until it was too late. a special consumer warning t at 11:00. >> we're watching what will happen monday and tuesday. here is an overview of hurricane sandy, west of the hamas. the track of the hurricane making landfall supposedly somewhere in the jersey latenew early tuesday, putting us close enough to the storm have a good chance of wind, heavy rain, especially monday and tuesday. bob ryan will have more at 11:00. you.ank >> abc world news is next. you.ank >> abc world news is next. >> thank you for joining us.
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we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care.. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothin
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anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue to go up. and five: $716 billion in medicare cuts that hurt current seniors. five reasons we can't afford
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four more years of barack obama. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. but to me, it's money that i of earned.obama. man: to some people, social security is jujust a number. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us.

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