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one tweeted that she is the ultimate closer. that is the hope in the democratic party tonight, that she motivates the uninterested democratic electorate to get to the polls. larry hogan and anthony brown have the last chance to win the undecided, and to motivate an electorate that seems only mildly engaged. that is why brown today welcomed michelle obama to a rally in baltimore. >> we all know who he stands for. he stands for you. he stands for your families. so we need to do everything we care him to vote for anthony brown as the next governor of maryland. while hogan is crisscrossing the state with appearances at places that jimmy's in baltimore -- >> i am hearing, please win. the stateu to turn around, roll back these taxes on
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struggling families. >> it is not by chance that both candidates are in charm city. holes show a dead heat race. campaigning today will likely decide the winner of the race both brown and hogan claimed to be leading. >> i feel a surge. i feel momentum. i feel confident we are going to be successful tomorrow. >> we are focused on struggling maryland families and small businesses and the fact that 40 consecutive tax hikes have given our economy doubled unemployment. >> both candidates claim they have internal polls that show they are living in the race. publicly, they say the only poll that matters is the one taken on election day. tomorrow night, we will get those real results, the ones that matter. >> thank you very much. we are in the final hours of the most competitive d.c. mayor's race in years. a democrat and two independents
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all scheduled events for this evening. bowser's and catania are in a tight race, bowser slightly ahead in the polls. reporting in the district begins at 7:00 tomorrow morning. >> turning to the u.s. senate race in virginia -- a big endorsement for republican candidate ed gillespie. george h.w. bush issued a statement over the weekend, single sp his support. lsp is holding a rally instant -- ed gillespie is holding a rally in sterling, virginia. our corner kicked off a campaign event in alexandria. warner is also scheduled to hold a rally in sterling tonight. >> what kind of weather can the voters expect what they head to the polls? to be absolutely fine. no excuses. the weather will be just fine, with temperatures approaching 70 degrees. a very comfortable evening, with a few clouds. temperatures in the 50's across
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the regions. 57 now officially in washington. through the evening, a few high clouds and a steady soprano -- supply of partly cloudy conditions. the key will be southwesterly winds bringing in milder temperatures. and daytimenight, temperatures will be really, really nice. the metro area, about 42 degrees. temperatures 69-70 degrees. we repeat the whole forecast on wednesday. we will look ahead to the weekend shortly. nexus searches search is on for a man who escaped from the psychiatric institute in northwest washington. kenneth clayton was being held on several charges, including assault on a police officer. if you have seen clayton, call the police. ask an alert for drivers in the district.
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the installation of stop sign cameras in northeast washington. what prompted these news cameras? -- these new cameras? >> most are located near schools. parents have long complained about drivers speeding, not paying attention, and not stopping at stop signs. >> he has to be cautious. >> love them -- >> in front of a school, no better place. >> or hate them. >> i think it is all about the money. >> traffic cameras have been deployed in sites where speeding and pedestrian safety have been a concern. >> people come zooming through the neighborhood. >> the majority are speed , streets with 25 mph. two of the drivers are for stop sign violations, which
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pedestrians across the district call a major worry. not for asign is pause. it is for a stop. >> we will see it and -- we will see it over and over again. very few cars completely stopping. >> they keep right on going. cameras arep sign between elementary schools. >> anything that helps slow cars down. >> not just pedestrians -- drivers say it is a problem when drivers do not stop. andou expect them to stop, they do not stop. >> drivers will be issued warning citations. after that, they will receive real tickets with real finds. for speeding, you can face a fine of between 50 and $300. >> prince george's county police have also installed new red
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light cameras, six of them across the county. entire list of george's in prince county and in the district on our website. weeksomber start to the for students and staff at a high school in northwest washington. prayer service for 17-year-old dominic peddie. the high school senior died in a crash on the beltway. three other students were hurt. police believe the woman who hit the teenager's car was driving under the influence. >> a five-year-old boy who fell from a fourth story window is expected to recover. he was injured last night in an apartment on sweetgum circle in germantown. when doma county police say emergency responders were initially worried about serious injuries to the boy because of the height of the fall.
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the incident is under investigation. >> the stafford county sheriff's office is asking for your help to find an armed bank robber. deputies released the surveillance picture of the suspect. the man is accused of entering the bb&t bank this morning. we do not have the picture, i guess. deputies say the man had a handgun in the waistband of his treasures. taking an undisclosed amount of money, he walked out. no one was hurt. >> the department of homeland security announces new travel restrictions. delaney: in my house i'm outnumbered 5 to 1:
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four daughters and my wife, april. she's spent years empowering women economically, and working to protect children online. i've learned a lot from her - and from my four amazing girls. new to congress, i've worked to strengthen anti-violence laws and for equal pay for equal work - when we lift women up, we strengthen families. grace: thanks dad. delaney: i'm john delaney and i approve this message.
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>> the department of homeland security is placing new restrictions on travelers from europe and asia. countries in the visa waiver program must provide additional information before they enter the u.s. part --nies take countries take heart. he worry is arresting fighters returning from iraq and syria. i want airport security to be
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effective. as it stands, it is not. why are we ok with that? it is a question i hope people would ask. reporters say he found ways to make bombs with items purchased after security. hours away from election tuesday, what to expect.
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>> the new world trade center opened today, 13 years after the september 11 terrorist attacks. employees of condé nast began moving in this morning.
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construction was delayed by years of political, financial, and legal infighting. the 104 story skyscraper is now the country's tallest living. family, and colleagues said goodbye to boston's longest-serving mayor, tom menino. there was a private funeral mass held at his childhood crch in hyde park. several dignitaries attending, including joe biden and john kerry. massachusetts governor deval patrick began his remarks with a funny story about the former mayor. >> 10 years ago, i went to visit the mayor to ask for his support in my first run for governor. he said no. [laughter] he was already supporting someone else. died thursday after a battle with cancer. he was 71 years old. >> months of campaigning will
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come down to what happens at the polls tomorrow, election tuesday. you can count on abc seven for complete coverage as the results come in. >> scott truman gives us a preview of what we can expect on capitol hill. >> this is when politics gets really exciting. we are 24 hours from polls closing on the east coast. his is what they are all fighting for. we are talking about the balance of power. all night long, we will track these races. the gop needs six seats to take the senate. it is in reach. that is why you are seeing heavy hitters on the trail. you will see this all night long. right now in virginia, northern virginia, between barbara comstock and john faust -- you have a in maryland, you have a fantastic race setting up between larry hogan, a
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businessman republican, tried to take the governor posse. only a handful of republicans have ever gotten that seat in maryland. all across the country, we are going to see great races. in middle america, pat roberts trying to hold onto the seat he has had for decades. andew england, scott brown lost in massachusetts. he is trying to win in new hampshire. 2 potential runoffs could set the stage for december or january votes in louisiana and georgia. it should be a really exciting night. we hope you can join us. >> thanks very much. some voters elected to avoid the long lines on election day. they took part in early voting. the latest numbers from the associated press indicate 16.4 million ballots were cast in person or by mail in 31 states. 2010 inting is up from 10 states, and that includes maryland. couldmaine, some voters
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take it as a challenge, because some polling places could be in the dark after a winter storm knocked out power with a foot of snow in some places. there is no guarantee all polling places will have electricity tomorrow. clerks are ready to improvise by using generators and portable heaters. the sure to stay with abc 7 on election day. for up-to-the-minute results, live reports throughout the evening. updates on our social media platforms. be perfect.er will partly cloudy, 70 in the afternoon. there are a couple of exceptions. let's get started with our numbers for monday. 44 at reagan national this morning. it climbed up to 66, three degrees above average. as far as rainfall, do not rain until thursday,
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the next cold front coming to taryn. now, 57s temperatures is the value at reagan national airport. 54 in frederick. 58 degrees in quantico. and down theup east coast are pretty comfortable for early november. the colder air continues across northern maine and the upper great lakes. we will get a taste of the cooler temperatures after the cold front. we are talking thursday night and friday. until then, temperatures close to 70 in spots today. that will be our weather tomorrow. high-pressure to our south. the circulation around the high is clockwise. wind from the southwest. tonight, while it will be chilly, it will not be frosty or freezing cold. seeednesday, we expect to temperatures close to seven degrees -- 70 degrees. they found us of cloudiness from
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time to time. mostly sunny. definitely pleasant weather conditions around the area. at sunrise time tomorrow, we will be in the 40's. day, we are going to climb close to 70 degrees. very pleasant weather indeed south and west of town. be 72 degreesay in fredericksburg, 72 in culpeper. the bottom line for the entire metropolitan area will be just fine. partly cloudy. temperatures close to 70 in the afternoon. stay atsee temperatures the average. as we head toward election day, just fine on wednesday.
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andderstorms, cold front, then we turn breezy and significantly cooler through the day on friday. saturday, sunday, and monday, partly cloudy, straight through. highs each day in the lower 50's. >> i guess you would not call it was an wreck, although it bus accident. sports, i have the latest from the redskins. and news out of college park regarding stefon diggs, the all-star wide receiver. regarding stefon diggs, the all-star wide receiver. the win wa
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after filling out their hogan iquestionaire, aight. hogan was awarded an a- from the nra. but now he refuses to release his responses. the nra opposes comprehensive background checks. they want to weaken maryland's gun safety laws. even support letting suspects on the fbi
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terror watch list buy guns. on gun safety and terror, the nra is wrong. hogan gets an a- from the nra. on protecting maryland, we just can't trust him.
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>> and now, the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> it was painful to watch yesterday. the redskins defense had breakdowns, miscommunications. they made rookie teddy bridgewater look like turkington. times in the day. he threw the interception that stole all the momentum. rusty,rg3 is going to be but you cannot take sacks and cannot throw interceptions. they are momentum steelers. a lot of folks talking about the redskins defense. a blitzed dallas last monday but
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called out the dogs against the vikings. on theskins are 3-6 and edge of a big cliff again. >> we are going to preach competition every day. we are never going to give up. we have to pull ourselves out of this thing. we got a good group of guys. i do not feel like the effort was in doubt in the game. i think the execution was not very good. i am going to stick with our guys. i am going to try to get this thing turned around. >> stefon diggs has been suspended for his part in a pregame scuffle. the nittany lions and the terrapins got in a scuffle. he got a hand in the face of the official, and that is automatic. i do not think he meant to hit the official, but when there is contact, there are consequences. this was unbelievable, failing to shake hands with penn state
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players. he said he did not know they were going to do that, and he apologized after the game. suspended one game. >> coverage has increased. in the chase, after jimmie johnson won in texas, they went after each other. that started the whole deal. numeraleen involved in two post race fights in the last 2 races. speaking of hockey, where is the fight for the caps? washington has now lost 4 in a row. they play the flames tomorrow night, and the knicks in new york. >> we will take a quick look at the election day forecast. tomorrow is fine, with sunshine, temperatures are -- approaching 70 degrees. the mess in washington - made worse with dan bongino
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a tea party supporter endorsed by sarah palin. bongino will take away social security's guaranteed benefit and fight against equal pay for equal work l legislation. the post calls bongino "polarizing" and "highly partisan." no wonder the post endorses john delaney "one of the most impressive new lawmakers." family man, entrepreneur, and independent problem solver - for jobs, to protect veterans and equal pay for women.
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i'm john delaney and i approve this message. welcome to "world news tonight." the record-breaking storm. nearly two feet of snow. blinding winds, more than 100,000 without power. ginger zee right here. abducted. breaking now. the chilling video in one american city. authorities asking for help as a 22-year-old woman is taken right off the street. the nascar showdown. the racing stars and the brawl. what authorities are saying tonight. and walking a tight rope. the stunning moment. what we didn't see. no net, no harness and tonight, what he was fighting on that rope. and less than 24 hours now until your voice, your vote. the one number to watch. good evening ande

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