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announcer: now, abc 7 news at noon on your side. jummy: a man struck and killed by a vehicle in montgomery county in front of a school bus full of teenagers.
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brings us the latest. >> montgomery county authorities have been on scene throughout much of the morning. this took place around 6:50 this morning. a toyota camry struck a man crossing the street, heading to a bus stop. there were several witnesses here. >> i was hearing the car speeding. and i saw something flying. i looked over and saw the guy standing -- laying there. >> the man was transported to a hospital, where he died. authorities continue to investigate. no charges have been filed. in montgomery county, suzanne kennedy. back to you. jummy: a messy morning that is
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foxhall road, making the commute a hassle for some drivers. john gonzalez is on scene with the latest. john: gas crews have been out here since 5:30 this morning. that is when the first call came out for the smell of gas. they are working as quickly as possible. the morning rush-hour was a mess and they don't want it to happen again this evening. a busy area near american university. you can see the work. they have been using heavy machinery to dig up foxhall road and get to the gas line to find what caused the leak and to first and foremost, stop the leak. customers in the area have not been affected. the traffic has been. southbound lanes on foxhall road
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traffic in both directions through. traffic controllers have been out here, trying to get folks around. it was a slow morning. this afternoon, they are trying to get everything up and running. the cause is under investigation. crews got the call at 5:30 and have been working on the gas leak repair ever sense -- ever since. jummy: let's take it outside for a look at the forecast. after a week of summerlike temperatures, we are back to fall. doug hill is here with a look at the forecast. doug: a pleasant fall weather pattern now. this will bring in dry air. it will have increasing sunshine
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warmer to the south and southwest. 65 in annapolis. through the afternoon, we will see more in the way of sunshine. highs will be in the upper 60's. tomorrow morning, mostly clear skies across the area. chilly temperatures, around the 40 degree mark. frost or freeze in the valleys. skies, 40 degrees burtonsville. 44 lorton. 43 clinton. a nice pattern coming our way. we will talk about the rest of the week and take a look at the weekend coming your way in about 10 or 11 minutes. jummy: switching gears to vote 2016, hillary clinton is pulling away from donald trump.
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12 points. 50% to 38%. -- 15% to 38%. >> they are capitalizing on her new momentum. her team fanning out against -- across key swing states. pres. obama: you have a guy who proves himself unfit for office every day. with donald trump saying the polls have that backwards. mr. trump: numbers are phenomenal in florida. it is a contract between donald j. trump and the american voter. both candidates trade jabs over who has the most stamina. mr. trump: she could hardly make it to her car. mrs. clinton: i have stood next to donald trump in three debates. who says i don't have the
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mr. trump: all of the newscasters are making me look bad. they take all of the things i say and do and put them on tv. >> when it comes to voter enthusiasm, hillary clinton's numbers are up, with more of half of her supporters voting for her because they like her. jummy: if you live in the district, you can vote today. early voting continues out one judiciary square. saturday, the line of voters stretched for more than a block. the author of a rolling stone article about a false rape at the university of virginia
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's story. she visited the fraternity house in question by asking to use the bathroom. the magazine is being sued by uva administrator, who claims she was made a villain in that article. taking a look around the nation, ntsb officials are in california trying to find out what caused a tour bus to crash into a semi-, killing 30 others. investigators say the bus was traveling at a higher rate of speed than the truck, leading to one of the deadliest crashes in that state's history. >> i have never been to a crash where there have been 13 confirmed fatalities. it is tough for all of us. jummy: it is not known if alcohol, drugs, or fatigue paid
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mechanical problems or accidents. investigation is underway. now, to the fight to take back mosul. iraqi and kurdish forces continued to close in on the city. militants set off suicide car bombs to distract forces from moving forward. the operation is expected to take weeks, if not months. lawmakers blasting the pentagon for forcing thousands of guardsmen to repay improperly paid reenlistment bonuses from a decade ago. they were paid to around 10,000 guardsmen to reenlist, but the amounts were deemed excessive. some service members say they had to repay the money. kevin mccarthy calls than the
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along for one civilian turns into a terrifying experience. what the person asked the police officer to do after shots were fired. would you rather have a car or a ticket to the world series? we will tell you about the out of the park prices to see the cubs play. what a four-year-old girl did on
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announcer: you are watching abc 7 news at noon, on your side.
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city of malta. it shows the second leading up to a plane crash. we will try to get the video for you. you can see smoke and flames for miles. the flight was part of a french customs surveillance operation, tracking routes of human and drug trafficking. to another story. >> shots fired. >> are you ok? jummy: adding to the from our, a civilian was in the patrol car meant to help police improve communications. here is elizabeth hur. >> a traffic stop appears monday
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howard. >> the video showing the officer in the cruiser for a ride along. the driver takes off and the officer chases after the suspects. the woman in the cruiser screams as the squad car is about to come under fire. watch, just as corner, you can see the gunfire. someone from the passenger side shooting a dozen times. three of the bullets hitting and disabling the police cruiser, forcing the police officer to end the dispute. the police officer sharing the videos of the window shattered. police, like other departments
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civilians out as part of the citizens academy to show how police work. the outcome could have been worse. >> as far as close calls, this is a close situation where an officer could have been killed, or the passenger. >> the officer was not injured and the woman will be ok. she suffered minor cuts from the broken glass. jummy: i don't know if you heard, but the chicago cubs are in the world series. they have not won the title in a long time. they are playing cleveland, who have gone decades without a championship. that adds up to out of the park ticket prices. the average price for the gays mes is about $3900. for the games in chicago, $7,200. it begins tomorrow night in
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wrigley, historic park. good luck to both teams. doug: i will just sit and watch the tv. a cooler night. beautiful conditions. beautiful image from erica. old rag mountain, absolutely gorgeous. beautifully image -- beautifully composed image. another image from douglas in dumfries. week three of our fall foliage contest. you take a picture of the fall colors. send those images to b urst.com/wjla. we check all of the images that have been sent in through the
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morning. we will send you some cool stuff. that is how it works. the colors are really starting to come on strongly. we cannot wait to see what we get one we go to our e-mail account and check that out. 68 degrees in chevy chase. 69 degrees in herndon. 66, port washington. numbers climb another degree or two in a couple of spots. we talk about increasing cloudiness, today we are talking about increasing sunshine through the afternoon. it will be breezy at times as cool air moves in. by morning, some areas will be colder. a low of 41 degrees by morning in cumberland. 43, leesburg. 41, manassas.
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maryland. we are kind of settled into a printable pattern here for a few days. very comfortable, cooler than normal. if you nine for a high tomorrow. 59 on thursday. thursday, the system could provide light rain to the area. the seven day is different than last week. this looks more like late october. 67 is the high today. we will turn cooler tonight. wednesday, chris and delightful -- crisp and delightful. the lower 60's. mid 60's saturday with a chance of showers. this is good stuff. we are settling in to a fall pattern. jummy: thank you. bill murray had a good weekend. first, the cubs advanced to the world series. last night, he received the mark twain award for his lifetime
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which will be broadcast on pbs on october 28. coming up, ask and you shall receive, an update on the
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>> vote track 2016 is on the road again. we have traveled to the eastern shore of maryland. as we work on our stories, we have spoken to a number of waterman here. they say they want change in america. they feel they make their own jobs, support themselves, and
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country should do the same. there is also distrust about hillary clinton, primarily because of the e-mail scandal voiced by the people we have spoken to hear. this is just the beginning. we work our way down to cambridge, talk to folks along the way, offering the open mic so they can be heard. we will be live in this afternoon at 4:00, 5:00, 6:00 in cambridge. brad bell, abc 7 news. video from malta that shows the second leading up to a plane crash. you see all of the flames. a huge fireball. the five victims are french nationals working for the french government. the flight was part of a surveillance operation. it was tracing roots of human and -- tracing routes of human and drug trafficking.
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. superheroes are the number one costume choice. it is the first time in 11 years princesses have not been the top choice. other popular costumes, animals, a character from batman, or star wars. americans are expected to spend more than $3 billion on costumes. it is hard to doubt people love the red ruby slippers from "the wizard of oz." of raising $300,000 to restore the slippers. it will announce another goal sometime this week. they said they could not forget about dorothy's other friends. what a four-year-old girl did on a talent show that will make you
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northern virginia, on the issues, barbara comstock and donald trump are the same.
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and reject any comprehensive immigration reform. both oppose background checks that keep guns from suspected terrorists. and comstock-trump were prepared to shut down the government just for politics. time for luann bennett: comprehensive immigration reform now. common sense gun safety laws. bennett tells congress: do your job. i'm luann bennett and i approve this message. >> you sing a song. which is your favorite one? >> "twinkle, twinkle, little star." [applause]
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four-year-old in russia has become an internet sensation. not because she can sing the song, but english is one of seven languages she can speak. she demonstrated her skills on a tv show. her father says she learned languages after practicing with native speakers, doing training in i cannot speak that many languages. i know how to say cooler in spanish. doug: sometimes i have trouble. this is a look at rockville now. 63 degrees, a fair amount of cloudiness. that will go away in the afternoon. temperatures peak out in the 70's. it will be like yesterday, but
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settling in across the area. overnight tonight, the wind will be up for a little bit after sunset. it will feel like 30 to 35 degrees after sundown. 45 by morning. tomorrow, 59. sunny, bright, cool. we will stick with these cool patterns as we head through the week and into the week, our highs of 59 tuesday, 56 wednesday. showers on thursday and a brief warm-up friday sunday, we will start to cool off. this is the kind of pattern that is classic around here as we get towards the end of october. very little rain. we throttle back on the temperatures and that summer stuff we had last week, it is not here. back to reality. jummy: it will come back at some point.
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