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lyrics and some notes from rihanna including handwritten notes for the fans shirt and's also a t- old school and in view master s of theatures 3-d image singer and a few other items. a little expensive. you can also get a $75 diamond edition box. how about $10 on itunes? >> then you don't get the view master. >> it is 6:00. another hour of news starts now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> several people shot during celebrations at the university of southern california. update. >> ad, an the northeast continues ploting from hurricane sandy. obama returns to the trail today. >> and a news reporter learned tv,hing can happen on live
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even a pumpkin exploding. wrong during this carving explosion. >> they did blow it up. good morning, washington. it is 6:00. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to jacqui jeras for a look at the weather. shock over that video. a chilly startc chillyool wheth -- we have a chilly start. we will have sunshine at times and clouds at times. temperatures are below average to 10 degrees. as we head towards the weekend, expecting a quiet weather. relatively dry. that's good news and will not aggravate the flood situation. in other areas, 39 in lusby, maryland. george, 39 in and 37 in la plata.
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warming up into the 50's this afternoon, not a terrible forecast. hopefully, not a terrible traffic situation. now let's check in with jamee whitten. >> not so bad, a quiet start for the most part. we are taking out the reported georgetown pike just west of the beltway. more on that in 10 minutes. let's look at some of our cameras. 270 leaving germantown and down to the beltway, fabulous. frederick and 109, that's where we always have early morning volume. across the american legion good, nos been problems at the woodrow wilson bridge. back to you. >> thank you. e about an early morning shooting that happens out west on the usc campus in southern california. greg jummy olabanji has been following this situation. >> allard just went out to students -- analyst. the threat is over. staff were or
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involved in the shooting. now the campus is open and you get on campus with the proper school id card. have announced classes will resume on time later this morning. the shooting happened at 11:35 night west coast time at the a halloween party student union on campus. started as an argument between two males and one shot the other. the victim is in critical hospital and is in surgery. three other bystanders were hit by gunfire. they are expected to be ok. they reported two people are in police custody. it's been a violent night overseas. there was anted stampede at a public halloween party in madrid and it has left three women dead and others in critical condition. reports the panic a flare was thrown large crowd of people. we are keeping a close eye on both of these stories. back to you. >> thank you.
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the eastern seaboard is slowly normal, days after taking a lashing from superstorm sandy. here's the latest headlines. authorities say the death toll stands at more than 70. more than 5 million people still without power. there will be parcel service for city subways this crews to restore power to more parts of the city. service south of 34th street. are movingey, crews sand and debris from the streets. >> we have an update on recovery efforts in the d.c. area. pepco now says it has restored nearly everyone who lost power during the storm. thousands of dominion and bge customers still without power. maryland governor o'malley is in garrett county. it was pounded by snow. despite the swollen rivers, inre was only minor flooding old town alexandria wednesday night. five days from now, the nation will choose a president.
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and it threw a curve ball into the campaign. >> today president obama, mitt romney, back on the campaign trail. is in ourlez satellite center with what to .xpect >> with the race still add a heat, it resumes today in after taking a break to focus on hurricane sandy. recent polls show the a slight lead in nine key battleground states. as the massive northeast clinic resumes, the presidential s are back in full swing. wh to sprint wo will run the country for the next four years. the president bush's push on as heor three days damage along a 60 mile stretch of the jersey shore. for you and we forget, we will follow up to make sure that you get all help you need until you have rebuild. >> in such a tight race, could dayafford to lose another trail, stomping a state that is a must win for him. aside his usual
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attacks and struck a more subdued optimistic don't. we should not continue on the path, but it's time to take bold, aggressive changes. the president gets back on inck today with stops colorado. nevada, and mitt romney will be closer to n roanoke this morning. more than 19 million people have voted either by mail or in person. far, democrats have an edge in votes cast in florida and ohio. appears there has been more votes andblican colorado. in a satellite center, john gonzalez. >> we have a developing story out of fredericksburg. nationwide manhunt for the who may strikece again. detectives are looking for 25- year-old laurence stewart. n withectio three bombings. brianne carter has more details the stafford police department. a multistate manhunt g on.
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investigators looking in virginia as well as pennsylvania ohio where the suspect is said to have family. they are looking for laurence stewart ii, the man wanted for having three different. pipe bomb different take a look at video. heavily-armed agents raided a e home believed to be will be trapped. say early tuesday through a pipe bomb into a fredericksburg phnom penh. account the detective used to rent a room there. accused of bombing two stafford and one of his was at the home former fiancee. >> every investigative law enforcement technique is being locate and arrest ii.ence stewart >> is now facing several charges attempted capital
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of a law enforcement arson of an occupied dwelling, and use of a weapon or a device for an act of terror. driving a red 2013 hyundai accent with a virginia placed. altimaite 2000 nissan with pennsylvania plates. anyone with information him, they're looking in virginia, pennsylvania, and ohio, anyone with information is asked to contact authorities. brianne carter reporting from stafford. >> thanks so much. 6:08, 44 degrees. still ahead, putting an early on all of the destruction >> . have been showing you, happen on live television. behind this expe
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[ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowiwing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us 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 or 100 million dosllars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage,
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it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male annncer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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>> we are the del prado team and we would like to say -- -- we are the jump rope team. >> good morning, washington. >> there are many ways to carve pumpkins. indiana newscaster notovered a method he might want to try. take a look. >> what we are going to do is try this. are you ready? >> i'm ready. ok, let's do this. it was not supposed to go like that. is known as the looked on science guy. demonstrate ato
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to carve a pumpkin by using a small explosion. they filled with chemicals and lighter.ith a the top was supposed to pop off nothe entire pumpkin. >> back to the drawing board. let's check in with jacqui jeras for the forecast. is why you say never this and home. and why to wear safety goggles. can we switch over to our you another of your photograph. from woodbridge, virginia. look at your cute little puppies. kids.le thanks for sending that. adam caskey will be up in a few more photographs. it wasn't nice for trick-or- t, but a last nigh little cold. y outside today.
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crowds lingering and still around the mason-dixon line. we will see occasional breaks in , so littletoday sunshine will be on the way. trying to travel, will order is closed and is expected to flights later.ed on the seven-day forecast moment, but first, traffic whitten. >> relatively quiet. a mobile units driving inbound thesylvania avenue in district, an accident happened inbound,sousa bridge over the anacostia, that will affect you. the beltway looks good in maryland and virginia. the wide open at the american legion bridge. back to you. >> thank you. it's 45 degrees. coming up, new charges coming of the penn state child sex abuse scandal.
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of floodingay concerns due to swollen rivers in the d.c. area.
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>> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington" with cynne simpson and steve chenevey. this is "good morning washington," on your side. new developments in the penn scandal. abuse greg jummy olabanji is an ally latest.ning us with the we are hearing reports from the pittsburgh post-gazette they're expected to a former penn state willdent graham spanier it relation to the sandusky and child abuse scandal source. is tell the newspaper that will be charged perjury and obstruction of justice. a longtime former president of thed in the wake against jerry sandusky a ago and had long been
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identified that as someone who target in possible investigation. last night his attorney told the had no comment on charges.ble on when the announcement out.ome we're keeping a close eye on story coming out of pennsylvania. as soon as we hear an official charges, we on the u on air andyo online. back to you. >> thank you. two major cell phone companies to make sureorces everyone in new jersey and new york are able to stay connected in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. at&t and t-mobile agree to share networks. the companies say that calls automatically will connect through the network with a area. signal in the scribers don't need to do extra.g alert.ave a traffic in the dupont circle area, those
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e cleared for the annual high heel race. on the tuesday before halloween, thousands of flocked to dupont the drag queens down 17th street. happen because of e storm, soras rescheduled. it will be tonight. >> typically, people are pretty scantily clad out there. they might need to add some lawyers to night for the race. ini don't know how they run high heels. i cannot run in them. are they crazy? to be chilly for the thirties tonight. there is a freeze advisory in effect for the shenandoah park because temperatures will be so cold. when you talk about a freeze, if freeze, that's 28 degrees for four hours. i think we will not be quite that bad. national, 46 degrees .ight now we have the urban heat island
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effect. necessarily representative of the whole area. some upper 30's and low .0's 42 at dulles, 39 in manassas, 42 degrees in fredericksburg at this hour. looking at the jet stream, it tells the story. we are 5 degrees or 10 degrees be forverage and we will much of the week. the jet stream dipped to our south. is the vastam of air moving in the that dividesere from the warmer air. it opens up the door for the into our area. we will stay on the cool side of it. good sevento be a days. into the future, temperatures will warm into the 50's by this afternoon. we will see an occasional sprinkle. we will see occasional breaks in the clouds. overnight temperatures into tomorrow morning, in the 30's.
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50's once again tomorrow. x of sun and clouds today, between 52 and 58 today. a little variation in temperatures this week. middle fifties. we get an extra hour of sleep this weekend. we have been getting some great photographs on my and my facebook you would like to .onnect with me i would like to hear from you. adam caskey has been getting a bunch of those as well. he is live with the latest on an as well as the river. >> i will talk a little bit the river levels in alexandria. i wish i could share all those lovely view of photographs from facebook friends. i only have limited time. rivertalk about the first. there's a" flood warning in effect until 2:00 p.m. it's pretty quiet in old town now. the water draining into the
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with tightmbined died later this morning at 10:45 will cause more flooding. the water could likely get over the banks into the park and the lower part of the street. it will be about two feet above normal tides. minor to moderate flooding later this morning. flood warning is posted only until 2:00 p.m. let's look at some lovely view of photographs from halloween. this is a very creative one. this is piper carlisle, the mother,st the baby's the mousetrap. the father is the exterminator. last but not least, we have callie caskey. if there is a gold glove for
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teddy would beng, year.nner this go back to jamee whitten for the commute. old town.old in >> accident activity in the .istrict in down pennsylvania avenue to e anacostia and over the sousa the right lane. pennsylvania is bunting up quickly. 5 mites the delays as well. we're getting back to the normal rush hour. back to you. >> thank you. 6:22. the staggering financial toll of hurricane sandy is starting to become clear. hostin has more details on the cost of the storm, from york. >> good morning. topping america's money, estimates say the total cost of sandy could top $50 billion, with $30 billion of in damaged and destroyed
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the rest in lost business activity. sandy has sparked a rebuilding rally on wall street. ears of home depot, lowe's home improvement, and other such companies were up wednesday. the first day of trading since the storm hit. home depot was up more than 2%. scrambling trying to re-book as many as 2 million passengers after almost 20,000 because ofcanceled the storm. most airlines are waiving fees. album hasft's new top of the the billboard charts, selling 1.2 in its firsts week, making it the fastest selling album since the m&m 10 years ago.
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>> tonight at 5:00, a controversial drug taking over a local community. owners,le between store residence, and local lawmakers. drug banned. over spice,y 5:00.t at >> superstorm sandy taking stage at tonight country music awards in nashville. e storm devastated eastern u.s. and killed 72 people. brad paisley and carrie underwood, the hosts, will help red cross raise money for storm victims.
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country fans are so amazing and giving, to make sure everybody can pitch in on. be real important. >> the award show will feature from taylor swift, y antebellum,, lad chesney, and several other country stars. there will be a musical tribute to willie nelson. autria godfrey is in asheville red carpet at tonight's awards show. watch for her live reports on abc 7 news starting at 5:00. the award show starts at 8:00. >> we still have another half- hour of "good morning ."shington >> campaigning, the new tone of ."shington >> mititt romney ] there are twe very different paths the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion in debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make sure that we get people off of food stamps not by cutting the program but by getting them good jobs.
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i'll work with you. i'll lead you in an open and honest way and to make sure that we all together maintain america as the hope of the earth. mi'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. prand you're seeing that rightno quit in amnow.a... over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are comg home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. andiending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's...
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and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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>> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. ahead, seeing some small signs of progress across the northeast. >> a long way to go. out, it would traffic on the beltway. right there at the maryland- border. a little chilly. the temperature coming up a couple of degrees. good morning. this thursday, november 1. chilly side.n the
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sleeping weather. that snoozeit button. our radar picture showing you the cloudiness. mix in withng drier conditions. along the mason dixon line come couple lingering sprinkles. some people waking up without power. is chilly with you that do have it. hopefully you of something to keep you warm. 60 -- 46 degrees is our temperature. take a look at waldorf. 39 degrees. 40 in fairfax. the 50's into the afternoon for today. in mix of sunshine and clouds, a shower or two. from the belfort furniture center, let us check on traffic. >> thank you. items popping up with the rush hour.
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i want to put you on the map. dc 295 southbound. of a crash at east capitol street. and a crash anacostia, near the bridge. accident northbound 95 before the prince william parkway. blocking the right lane. want to get beyond the crash, slowing down. >> in the aftermath of sandy, the cleanup of miles of the new shore front, more problems pop up. town concerned about leaking and natural gas d fire, south of pleasant on the shore. the boardwalk in atlantic city, ruins.n of people still
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trapped in hoboken closer to nyc. >> it is scary. you do not know how long you are here.to be stuck >> it is devastating. >> people taking gradual steps to return to normalcy. 34subway service south of st.. two feet of snow fell as a of the storm. outages in that area. he will visit a shelter while he is there. super-storm sandy. the presidential campaign on the storm is passed now and the candidates are returning to key swing states. >> we have tabs on what can expect to see on a busy campaign day to day. they insist that his bright
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minimal impact on his standing. time in new jersey his presidential leadership. tell ife will ofcellations of a number hurt. will have that much time. exact.ys to be for three days, the president -- put his push on hold. such a tight stretch, mitt romney could not afford to lose r day, and florida, a state that is a must-win for him. he had a more subdued optimistic tone. romney is in roanoke this morning. than 90 million people have by mail or in person. so far democrats have an edge in ohio.a and seems there have been more r republican votes in colorado. john gonzales, abc 7 news. >> we are all in developing stories in stafford. massive manhunt in
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for a man responsible for bomb attacks. >> the man that people are for -- a number of across different states here innce stewart 25, areford investigators collaborating with a number of people to locate him quickly as possible. responsible he is several pipe bomb attacks. heavily armed agents are pulling near the mobile home that believed to be booby trapped. he is accused of bombing homes in stafford. of his former fiancee. is said to be armed and dangerous. they believe he may be driving a for a whiteaccent,
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nissan altima. they are checking pennsylvania ohio. something isy know asked to call police. brianne carter, abc 7 news. >> police say three people were night after a fight broke out on hollywood boulevard. one victim critically hurt. police officers, some in riot gear, came into the area and control the crowd. word on what sparked the shooting. >> 6:36. degrees. teacher has a classroom full of a bouncing studen
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>> getting a 7-year-old student still can be tough. >> a teacher found a way to do it. witheplaced the chairs exercise balls. the excess energy through controlled energy helps concentrate on school work. she did have some critics, though. k they cannotn t because their balls them ori just throw kick them.
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it might be more chaotic, but overall, i thing that helps calm down for the most part. >> she says so far, no tumbles' so far. and their classmates are jealous. a learning experience. some.should get >> especially on these three our shows. >> good morning. a lot of us waking up with a candy hangover. thought this picture was appropriate. >> what is that? throwing up come again. thank you, nancy. kind of chili for trick-or- treater said. a little bit on the chilly site. l. will head over to doug hil >> good morning. ofare coming off the month
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october, average temperatures degree and a half average. starting november on the cool side. check on the clouds comedar, the in from the northwest. with it is left behind cloudiness and sprinkles more of the city. on the chilly side. the coldest air will linger the great lakes. local temperatures are chilly cover.oud 46 degrees at reagan national. 40's across most of the area. why the clubs today, a few sprinkles north of town, a few sunny breaks. 52 to 58. average is around 60. a bit on the cool side. say hello to jamee. >> a couple items of popped up.
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interstate 95, virginia, a crash. get through. boulevardt when dale parkway along the right side. a look at news chopper 7. lots of the flashing lights. bucking the to the right lanes is before 95, this e ocoquan. to the prince william parkway. thank you so much. o put you on the map. about, pennsylvania avenue, on the 14th street bridge, of a tractor trailer that stopped on the ramp to the tunnel, near a 395 and to therginia district. >> thank you. 6:42. sandy.ning after to get onobama trying trail.paign
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miked we will speak with trail.paign mik[ minto ] you know,th those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions d contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more yearars. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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[ romney ] i'm mitt romney 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 suddenlyen60 years old. i had no health care. mamainly i was thinking about y family. how am i going to take carere 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. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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>> 6:45. s before election day. >> both candidates now forced to between being ofsitive to the victims getting that message out. correspondent mike allen joins us. time is getting tight. is.f really you see mitt romney back in virginia. is a state that he would have liked to put away a while ago. the clock is really taking it him. rove, president bush's
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brain, critic that mitt romney 48. win 51, but that is a rare prediction. worriedans are really that mitt romney had momentum, during the storm. the president had such a moment, the chief the new jersey christie.nd chris people are going to see him job. his the obama people said going back years, one of the best we can do is show the job.dent doing his the whole country was not affected by the hurricane but so many electoral coming from the northeast corridor. really jumped out in their response for the storm, and how much does that show bipartisanship really matters? >> it is what people want. those last few voters are
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almost by are definition a bipartisan, so it appeal to them. that is no suggestion that is did that, but it is likely to be the fact. last weekend, we see couple states that will virginia, to close to , ohio, really needed. they both really have built plants around that. if for some reason mitt romney , we will knowhio early in the night ohio is going, that, the action is moving to nevada. gettingepending on nevada. but that means a later night. >> we will keep close watch. mike allen, thank you for joining us. you for your coverage. >> 6:47.
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>> was checked in with jacqui jeras. e like a repeat of yesterday. a livee looking at the picture in all alexandria. conditions along the potomac and other rivers. the flood threat has diminished down.ved and what is left with sandy -- over to doug hill for more. >> good morning. off.of cloudy to start chilly temperatures. we are born to recover today the 40's, into the 50's. average temperatures the day. moment, 46 at reagan national. temperatures around the area mostly in the '40's. a few sprinkles mainly north of the metro. hurricane sandy sprinkles and showers. dry air working in the system
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us a bit ofg sunshine. will top out around or 56 degrees. forward, more sunshine tomorrow than today, more sunshine over the weekend. and another reminder that night returned the hour as we one resume eastern standard time. it looks like election day be cooled, but nice and dry. traffic time now. >> thank you. the beltway, things are optimistic. just across reported on the beltway in silver spring. as to the cameras. you can see the volume slowing suddenly. between the college o bethesda,ading t after nine -- after colesville road. in davidson vote from the john hampton highway, 424, accident
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activity on the right side. and continuing across the crash fromaring a side.ght northbound 95, accident cleanup continues. that was along the right side as well. you.to >> thank you. 6:50 right now. our thursday express is next. up of today'sd top stories. what you need to know before you walk out the door. first, a quick check on your forecast.
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>> 6:52. up with a lotrt .oundup of today's top stories is first iner stafford virginia. >> good morning. connecting and multi-state manhunt looking for the man theyart, responsible for three attacks. pipe bomb the first happening in frederick two others happening here in stafford. isey believe laurence stewart armed and dangerous. into virginiang pennsylvania and ohio. be driving aould or a whitei accent, nissan alt hammad. toone with information asked contact police. with the presidential race a
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final adds, it today. most recent polls showing the a slight lead in battleground states, roanokeney stopping in morning. president gets back on track wisconsin and nevada. >> three were shot on the campus of the university of southern california. this it started with an argument between two men and one shot the other. three other bystanders were hit gunfire, they are be okay.to the campus lockdown has been and clauses will go on as scheduled. you.ank here is what you need to know. penn state university is expected to be d today. >> they say he will be charged obstruction ofd justice. denied any wrongdoing.
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news added new york, a search under way for the two boys that were swept away from their mothers' arms by floodwater. 4 years old. and today the first new york city train started running. for more information on the stories, visit our website at and look for the express tab. >> there is another concern of a along the potomac. >> let's check in with adam one more time. old town.re in there's a flooding warning 2:00 p.m. for the upper potomac that includes old town alexandria, prince george's on up, fairfax county and the georgetown area, washington, d.c. tenneco and 45 as high tide, and should be about 2 feet normal.
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--2:45 is a high tide. what is get more on the forecast. great so those coming in all morning. from our technical director. his a beautiful daughters, an angel and a double. -- an angel and a devil. >> so sweet. now for the 7 day. of sunshine and clouds. some sunny breaks and a sprinkle and a cool seven-day forecast. thank you to all of our viewers some great photos this morning. >> have you had a great and safe this morning. >>[ mitt romney ] there are twoe very different paths
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the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion in debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make sure that we get people off of food stamps not by cutting the program but by getting them good jobs. i'll work with you.
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i'll lead you in an open and honest way and to make sure that we all together maintain america as the hope of the earth. mi'm mitt romney, and i approrove this message.
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but to me, it's money that i earned. man: to some people, social security is just 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.

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